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Dental Insurance in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Dental Insurance

Over the past five years, a consistent increase in healthcare expenditure boosted Denal Insurance industry premiums and drove revenue growth. Additionally, greater awareness regarding the benefits of preventative oral care and oral health in general increased demand for dental insurance. Individuals opting for coverage through employer-sponsored plans and private health insurance plans also increased with rising incomes. While the industry will benefit from an improving economic environment and favorable demographic trends over the five years to 2022, the enactment of healthcare reform provisions is expected to be the primary driver of growth. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) mandates increased dental care coverage; this legislation primarily explains industry revenue growth. However, many industry associations, particularly the American Dental Association, have argued that the legislation missed an opportunity to address further issues.

This industry underwrites dental insurance policies. Dental insurance helps cover the costs of dental care, ranging from basic preventative coverage to major dental work, depending on the type and scope of the insurance plan. Reinsurance of dental policies is not included in this industry; however, revenue from all dental insurance providers including private health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid is included in this industry.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Number of people with private health insurance
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players (Market share)
    • Table Aetna Inc. (dental insurance operations) - financial performance*
    • Table MetLife (dental insurance operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Delta Dental - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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