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Dental Products Sales Growth To Continue Says Survey

Dental Products Sales Growth To Continue Says Survey

26th Apr 17

Summary —

This edition of the Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey covers the FY2016-17 third quarter and provides industry sentiment that the growth in dental product sales volumes has been sustained.

Key Issues For The Dental Industry —

The ADIA Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey is produced using feedback from the businesses that supply products to dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals. 

The latest report on actual business conditions for the third quarter of FY2016-17 provides guidance on the sentiment that exists amongst the businesses than manufacture and supply dental products.  Businesses were asked to assess the conditions their businesses experienced over this quarter compared to the one that preceded it.


Key Findings From The Latest Survey —

  Suppliers of dental products reported sentiment of strong upward pressure on sales volumes.
  Sentiment of a rise in selling prices reached a record high for the survey series.
  There is sentiment that the rising costs of manufacturing / importing products is moderating.
  Suppliers of dental products reported moderate upward pressure on wage costs.
  Based upon survey responses employment across the dental industry grew..

This edition of the ADIA Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey provides an assessment of actual business conditions over January to March 2017 (inclusive) in addition to assessment of expected business conditions for the period April to June 2017 (inclusive).  There are approximately one hundred and eighty ADIA member businesses that supply some ninety-five percent of the products used by dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals, with around one quarter of these businesses contributing to the survey.  

Download The Latest Edition —

Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey [FY2016-17, Q3]

This report is available for $38.50 (GST Included) or for free to employees of ADIA member businesses who can access the report by accessing their ADIA Member Plus account.  If you have misplaced your log in details please sent an email to or telephone 1300 943 094.

The Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey is one of a number of reports analysing the dental industry.  Others assess dental practice business conditions and provides guidance on the number of dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals.  This information fulfils a commitment made in the 2016-20 ADIA Strategic Plan to provide member businesses with the information to make informed decisions about their future.

Member Engagement —

It's the advice and guidance from member businesses that determines the type of analytical information prepared by ADIA, with members that have an interest in this area serving on the ADIA-BAC Business Affairs Committee.  Updates on the research are provided at the quarterly ADIA State Branch Briefings.  If your business has an interest in this matter, get involved today.

Further Information —

For further information on ADIA's dental industry analysis send an email to or telephone 1300 943 094.  To keep up to date follow ADIA on Facebook at or subscribe to the Twitter feed @AusDental.

Currency Of Information & Disclaimer —

This update was issued on 26 April 2017 and please note that changes in circumstances after the publication of material or information may impact upon its accuracy and also change regulatory compliance obligations. The statements, regulatory and technical information contained herein are believed to be accurate and are provided for information purposes only. Readers are responsible for assessing its relevance and verifying the accuracy of the content. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ADIA will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in relation to or arising as a result of relying on the information presented here. 

This publication is available for your use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence, with the exception of the ADIA logo, images and where stated.

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