ADIA is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products. Our vision is for an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and wellbeing of all Australians...................... — ADIA Strategic Plan


Understanding The Drivers Of Growth In The Sector

Understanding The Drivers Of Growth In The Sector

12th Sep 18

Summary —

The data is clear – there has been sustained growth in dental product sales in recent years.  New analysis identifies the drivers of this growth and whether it is likely to be sustained into the future.

Key Issues For The Dental Industry —

Research commissioned by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has confirmed that there has been sustained growth in dental product sales in recent years.  The market is now assessed as being worth $2.263 Billion annually.  But what is driving this growth?

A presentation to be provided at the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Growth Conference provides the most comprehensive assessment of Australia’s market for dental products.  Drawing upon a range of datasets from the Australian Government, as well as market research commissioned exclusively for the ADIA membership, those attending the conference will receive the most in-depth analysis on Australia’s dental product market that has ever been produced.

The analysis assesses the impact of increases by private health insurers on dental care, private out-of-pocket expenditure, the impact of the growing number of dentists, and the increase in the number of dental practices.

This is a must attend session at the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Growth Conference to be held over 26-27 October 2018 on the Gold Coast. To register to attend visit:

Providing member businesses with reliable and timely data on the market for dental products is a major strategic priority for ADIA which has made a major investment in research arising from the 2016-20 ADIA Strategic Plan.

Amongst the data produced by ADIA is the Australian Dental Industry Intelligence Report, the nation’s most authoritative assessment of the market for dental products.  This is coupled with business confidence surveys that provides a quarterly assessment of sales volumes and selling prices across Australia’s dental industry.

If you’re interested in the local dental products market, be sure to attend the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Growth Conference, it's sure to be an informative event where you can catch-up with colleagues old an new.

Further Information —

For further information from on the 2018 Dental Industry Growth Conference 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 12 September 2018 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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