Forgot Password?

Dental Practices in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Dental Practices Market Research Report | SIC Q86.230 | Mar 2017

Teething problems: Industry revenue has been limited despite increasing demand for services

The Dental Practices market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Carlyle Group & Palamon Capital Partners LP Carlyle Group & Palamon Capital Partners LP market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Purchase to read more
Purchase to read more
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past 50 years, dentists’ understanding of common oral diseases has advanced significantly, making it much more common for people to retain their natural teeth throughout their lifetime. This has promoted sustained demand for dental services from Britain’s ageing population. People have also become more conscious of their health, which has further boosted demand. However, NHS dentistry services comprise nearly 70% of revenue, so the industry is therefore heavily dependent on government funding. Funding has been constrained in recent years as the government limited expenditure to lower the national debt. More recently, reforms to the health-care system have also put pressure on industry finances. A... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of industry activity largely corresponds to population distribution and regional wealth in the United Kingdom. Dentists service areas based on need, therefore areas with high populations have a higher concentration of dentists. Affluence also has a bearing on the location of industry establishments.

London and the South East

These factors explain the high concentration of dental practices in London and South East, which account for 16.2% and 15.1% of establishments respectively. Economic activity is particularly strong compared to many other parts of the United Kingdom, resulting in median incomes being considerably above the UK average. Hig.. purchase to read more


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Dental Practices Industry?

This industry includes health providers that practice general or specialised dentistry or dental surgery. These practitioners operate private or group practices in their own offices or in alternative facilities, such as hospitals.

Industry Products
NHS dentistryPrivate dentistry
Industry Activities
Practising general dentistryPractising specialised dentistryPerforming dental surgery

View Sample
Select Clients