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Chinook Industry Spotlight: Dental Service Organizations Q1 2024

  • The dental service organizations market was $154B in 2023. The proportion of dentist offices affiliated with a dental support organization (“DSO”) was 23% in 2022 and is forecast to grow to nearly 40% by 2026.
  • This market is projected to grow at 6% annually through 2027. The growth in the dental industry is supported by the expanding payor coverage, growing elderly population, and rising disposable incomes
  • The dental market is large, growing, and has shown to be recession resistant throughout the recent economic downturn. These attributes make it attractive to private equity and strategic investors. Depending on the strategy of the platform, private equity-backed DSOs invest in general dentistry or specialty dentistry practices.

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