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- The UK dental market was estimated as £7.1 billion in 2015/16 (52% private and 48% NHS). It is forecast to grow by 2.1% (CAGR) per year by 2020/21. Underlying long-term growth is driven by structural factors including favourable demographics such as ageing and a growing population, government policy trends as dentistry becomes a higher profile public service, and the growth in cosmetic dentistry.
- Oasis Dental Care is the second largest dental provider in the UK, and the only branded operator of scale in its market with 380 practices and over 1,800 dentists, serving both the private and public sectors in equal measure. Oasis Dental Centre has annual revenue of £277m for the financial year 2015/16, more than 6,000 people and serves 2m active patients in the UK.
- Bupa is a global health and care company. It has dental businesses in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Chile, Poland and Hong Kong. Bupa's status as a company limited by guarantee with no shareholders means customers are the focus, with Bupa reinvesting our profits to provide more and better healthcare for current and future customers. Around 70% of Bupa's revenue is from health insurance, with the balance coming from health and care provision. In 2015, Bupa had annual revenue of £9.8bn. It employs 84,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and Chile, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the US.