Average Annual Revenue Per Dentist's Office in the US is about $500,000, and Average Net Income for Dentists is $130,000
Average Annual Revenue Per Dentist's Office in the US is
about $500,000, and Average Net Income for Dentists is
DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2006--Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c33249) has announced the addition of Dentists'
Offices & Clinics - Industry Profile to their offering.
Roughly 110,000 dentists' offices and clinics operate in the US, generating annual revenues of $70
billion. The large majority of dentists are sole practitioners. Of the approximately 150,000 dentists,
80 percent practice general dentistry; the rest specialize in orthodontics, oral surgery, etc. Average
annual revenue per office is about $500,000, and average net income for dentists is $130,000.
Demand for dental services is driven largely by demographics. While the number of children 5 to 19
(who require prophylactic and orthodontic work) will increase only 1.5 percent during the next five
years, the number of adults over 55 (whose teeth and gums are deteriorating) will increase 13
percent. A successful dental practice depends heavily on the personality and competence of the
dentist. Dentists typically have several direct competitors in the same geographical area.
General dentists can provide amalgam and composite fillings, teeth cleanings, cosmetic dentistry,
root canals, sealants, oral surgery, gum disease treatment, TMJ therapy, pediatric dentistry,
orthodontics, tobacco cessation and nutrition counseling, crowns and bridges, dentures, and dental
The typical dentist office includes dental hygienists and office staff. The average office has one
dentist and three other employees (usually a receptionist and two hygienists). Insurance paperwork,
bill collection, scheduling, and restocking supplies are the main concerns of the office staff.
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