Dental Economics Magazine
Monthly business journal features the latest news and information for the dentistry profession, with topics covered in each issue including practice management, finance, and technology, and special features including the "Annual Practice Survey" which is based on a broad cross-section of general dentists—from solo practitioners to multi-doctor practices—with offices located across the country.
Dental Economics / Levin Group Annual Practice Survey
Annual report provides insights on current trends and issues in the dentistry profession based on a survey of general dentists from across the U.S., with survey questions addressing five broad areas: practice overview, practice production, service mix, collections and billings, and doctor satisfaction. Survey report is published annually in November/December issues of Dental Economics Magazine.
Monthly national newsmagazine provides a comprehensive look at news and business issues facing general dentists and their practice team members, with topics covered in each issue of the magazine including industry news and features, practice management issues, key marketplace developments, product and technology reviews, legislative and regulatory updates, and AGD advocacy activities.
Biweekly publication features news and information for dental professionals, with topics covered in this publication including the latest information on scientific, socioeconomic, and legal developments affecting the dentistry profession and updates on government actions and activities related to health care policy and reform. Selected articles from current and archived issues are available free online.
Characteristics of Private Dental Practices
Annual report published in an Excel spreadsheet format provides detailed statistical data on general dentist and specialist practice characteristics, with information provided including employment status (e.g., solo, partner, employee, and independent contractor), average hours worked per year, average number of patient visits per week, and patient coverage from private insurance and public assistance.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Annual report published in an Excel spreadsheet format provides detailed statistical data on gross billings,
practice expenses, and net income for general dentists and specialists in private practice,
with data reported separately for general dentists, pediatric dentists, orthodontists and dentofacial orthopedists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, endodontists, periodontists, and prosthodontists.
Income, Gross Billings, and Expenses
Annual report published in an Excel spreadsheet format provides detailed statistical data on average and median net income for general dentists and specialists in private practice by employment status, with data reported separately for general dentists, pediatric dentists, orthodontists and dentofacial orthopedists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, endodontists, periodontists, and prosthodontists.
Employment of Dental Practice Personnel
Annual report published in an Excel spreadsheet format provides detailed statistical data on staffing levels by job position for non-dentist personnel employed by general practitioners and specialists in private practice and includes average hourly wage data for full-time and part-time dental hygienists, chairside assistants, secretaries and receptionists, office managers, and financial coordinators.