Fact Sheet

Dental Corporation at a glance

Q2 Financial Year 2015 



Dental Corporation is one of the leading providers of dental services with operations in Australia and New Zealand. Dental Corporation is focused on partnering with leading general and specialist dental practices through a unique partnership approach.

The partnership model allows Principal Dentists to focus on dentistry and retain clinical autonomy while Dental Corporation provides a comprehensive range of support services and assistance in growing practice operations. Dental Corporation has significant expertise in practice management and operations.

In May 2013, Bupa acquired Dental Corporation through a Scheme of Arrangement. Taking 100% control of Dental Corporation, the acquisition by Bupa gives Dental Corporation further strength and opportunity to expand our scope and provide dentistry to a larger number of patients. For more information about Bupa and Dental Corporation read more below.


Net Revenues: AU$395 million for last 12 months to December 31 2014
Operating practices: 200
Employees: 2,800 
Principal Dentists:  185
Geographic Regions:  Australia
New Zealand 
Senior Leadership:  Mark Evans
Managing Director

Chris Chambers
Executive Director

David Bonham
Executive Director

Industry Expertise

Dental Corporation’s team consists of clinical and practice operation expertise, enabling the delivery of excellent customer service, quality patient care and positive practice growth.

  • Principal Dentists
    A strategic mix of highly experienced dentists who are leaders in their field, operating successful and acclaimed dental practices throughout our operating regions.
  • Clinical Advisory Panel
    An experienced panel comprising some of Australia’s most respected dentists who assist in the development and promotion of the best dental treatment practice throughout the Dental Corporation group.
  • Corporate Centre
    Highly skilled business team with a thorough understanding of the dental profession including with the operation and management of dental practices. The Corporate Centre provides assistance in the areas of Finance, Marketing, Operations, IT, HR and Practice Growth.

Services Provided

Dental Corporation provides both generalist and specialist dental services to local communities with a focus on excellent service and quality patient care.

  • General Dentistry
    A comprehensive range of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry provided by experienced general practitioners to the highest standard and quality.
  • Specialist Treatment
    Endodontic, Periodontic, Orthodontic, Prosthodontic and Oral Surgery services provided by leading practitioners renowned as experts in their field.

About Bupa

Bupa, is part of an international healthcare business which cares for more than 13 million people across 190 countries. In addition to Dental Corporations operations in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, Bupa operates over 100 dental practices in the UK, Spain and Poland. With no shareholders, Bupa reinvests its profits back into the business to deliver better products and services for its customers. For more information on Bupa, visit their website www.bupa.com

The acquisition of Dental Corporation follows Bupa’s announcement in July of a multi-million pound investment that will see Bupa UK become one of Britain’s largest private dental chains by 2015.  In Spain, a £57m (€70m) investment in Bupa’s dental business will take the company’s Spanish dental network to 200 dental centres by 2014.

Why did Bupa acquire Dental Corporation?
Dental Corporation is a natural fit with Bupa's business model and will assist in achieving Bupa's strategy of being a healthcare partner to millions more people around the world. Bupa is committed to continuing to invest in Australia and New Zealand health care and enhance the value delivered to members.

Will Bupa take over the operations of Dental Corporation?
The current senior management team will continue to lead the business as they’ve done so successfully to date.