The Potential Advantages of Investing in the Dental Industry

By Newlook Capital
In the world of investing, some industries have proven to be more resilient than others, especially in times of economic uncertainty. One such industry that has consistently demonstrated its resilience is dental care. While the stock market can be unpredictable and volatile, dental practice revenue has remained remarkably stable, even during economic downturns. In this article, we will explore the potential advantages of investing in dental care and why it may be a wise choice for savvy investors looking to diversify their portfolios.


The Dental Industry’s Resilience

During the last economic downturn, the dental industry showcased its remarkable ability to weather the storm. Research has shown that hygiene and regular maintenance continued in a similar fashion, with no noticeable drop in revenue for dental practices. This is a crucial insight because hygiene is a major driver of profitability in any dental practice.
Figure 1 showcases the performance of Canada’s dental industry as of August 2018:
Performance of Canada's Dental Industry
Figure 1


Why Hygiene Matters

Hygiene services, including routine cleanings and preventive care, play a pivotal role in maintaining not just oral health but also overall well-being. Regular check-ups are essential to catch dental issues early, which can save patients from more extensive and expensive treatments down the road. This emphasis on prevention ensures that dental practices have a steady stream of patients seeking routine care, even in tough economic times.


The Delayed Revenue Phenomenon

One of the most fascinating aspects of the dental industry’s resilience is the delayed revenue phenomenon. During difficult financial times, some patients may postpone elective cosmetic work and reconstructive surgery. However, this doesn’t result in lost revenue but rather a temporary delay. When economic conditions improve, patients often return to complete these treatments, leading to a surge in revenue for dental practices. This demonstrates the enduring demand for dental services, even when economic conditions are less than ideal.


Investing in Dental Care with Newlook Capital’s Dental Fund

Now that we’ve highlighted the potential advantages of investing in dental care, you may be wondering how to capitalize on this opportunity. Newlook Capital’s Dental Fund offers a unique avenue for investors to participate in this resilient and lucrative industry. We are always extracting new opportunities. The fund is designed to provide investors with exposure to dental practices and related services, allowing them to benefit from the stability and growth potential of the dental care sector.
In Figure 2, one can observe the performance of dental clinics owned by Newlook Capital’s “Dentalook”.
Dental Clinic Performance
Figure 2


By investing in Newlook Capital’s Dental Fund, you may be able to diversify your investment portfolio and tap into an industry that has consistently demonstrated its ability to thrive, even in challenging environments. Whether you’re a seasoned investor looking to expand your portfolio or someone new to the world of investments, the dental care industry presents an intriguing opportunity for long-term growth.
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