Offices of dentists (NAICS 621210) industry trends
The offices of dentists industry includes practices operated by health practitioners holding the degree of D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine), D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery), or D.D.Sc. (Doctor of Dental Science). These practices provide general dentistry, specialized dentistry or dental surgery. Services provided can be comprehensive preventative, cosmetic, emergency or specialized. These health practitioners may operate centers, clinics, other private or group practices, facilities owned by others as well as in hospitals or HMO medical centers.
The Census Bureau’s most recent data indicates that there are approximately 127, 057 firms within this industry.
According to Sageworks’ industry data, the industry’s net profit margin during the last 12 months was 13.36 percent. During this same time, the average gross profit margin was 95.26 percent.
The graph below shows business statistics for the average firm in the offices of dentists industry.