After a holiday celebrated by the indulgence in candy, it seems only right to take a look at the market for dental services. Over the period 2002 to 2007 the number of establishments in the United States offering dental services grew by 7.5%, from 118,305 to 127,033. Employment in those offices grew at a faster rate, from 743,628 to 825,869, or 11%. So we had more offices that were on average slightly larger in 2007 than in 2002. The largest area of growth for these establishments was in their revenue, which grew 32.5% over this same period.

Geographic reference: United States
Year: 2002 and 2007
Market size: $71.1 Billion and $94.2 Billion respectively
Source: “2007 Economic Census: Sector 62: Health Care and Social Assistance Porgrams: Preliminary Comparitive Statistics for the United States 2007 and 2002”, March 26, 2010, [Online] here.
Original Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census


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