Dental Digital X-ray Systems Market | Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018–2023)
Dental Digital X-ray Systems Market - Segmented by Product, Application, End User, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)


APR 2018

Dental Digital X-ray Systems Market - Segmented by Product, Application, End User, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

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The global dental digital X-ray systems market is expected to register a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period of 2018–2023. X-rays are becoming an important part of the dental care plan. These X-rays are commonly used for the diagnostics and also for preventive measures to aid oral problems. X-rays are a kind of radiation which are generally absorbed by tissues (denser tissues) and these rays pass through the soft tissues. As bones and teeth are the dense tissues, they absorb the rays and form an image.

Increasing Aging Population

According to the WHO, it is estimated that around 2 billion people across the globe are expected to be over 60 by 2050. Moreover, according to the United Nations, it was estimated that, in 2017, there were 962 million people over the age of 60 in the world, comprising of 13% of the total global population. The population aged 60 or above is growing at a rate of about 3% per year. Presently, Europe has the greatest percentage of population aged over 60 (around 25%). As the number of aged population is growing gradually, the health issues are also expected to grow, which include dental problems. Thus, the usage of dental X-rays are expected to increase and this factor is driving the dental digital X-ray systems market.

The other factors, such as advancements and innovations of digital radiography techniques, increase in dental clinics and dental disorders, and awareness programs on dental diseases and disorders are driving the dental digital X-ray systems market.

High Cost of Dental Radiography Devices

Dentistry has seen remarkable advances in all its branches over the decades, especially in the dental imaging systems. However, along with the advancements the cost of the dental imaging is also increasing. As such the price of digital dental X-rays is higher than the normal dental X-rays. Various researchers have found that the main reason behind a dentist’s decision for not using digital radiography is because of its high cost. For example, cone beam radiology device cost is high, at around $100,000. So, this high cost is hindering the growth of dental digital X-ray systems market. The other factors, such as lack of reimbursements and complex regulations are also hindering the growth of the market.

United States Leads the Market in North America

The United States dental digital X-ray systems market held the largest market share, in 2017, in North America due to the presence of high-quality healthcare systems and modern medical technology in the country. Additionally, the growing aging population in this region is likely to contribute towards the growth of the dental digital X-ray systems market.


Key Developments in the Market

  • September 2017: Carestream Dental became an independent global company.
  • September 2017: Alpha Imaging acquired Medical Imaging Systems.

The major players include Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., Planmeca Oy, Disc Imaging, Danaher Corporation, Xzeal Technologies, Inc., Cyber Medical Imaging, Inc., Carestream Health Inc, Valtech Co Ltd., Heraeus Kulzer Dental Ltd, and Air Techniques, Inc., among others.

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Market Definition

2. Research Methodology

3. Executive Summary

4. Key Inferences

5. Market Overview

                5.1 Current Market Scenario

                5.2 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                5.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

                                5.2.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                5.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

                                5.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry

6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)

                6.1 Drivers

                                6.1.1 Advancements and Innovations of Digital Radiography Techniques

                                6.1.2 Increasing Aging Population 

                                6.1.3 Increase in Dental Clinics and Dental Disorders

                                6.1.4 Awareness Programs on Dental Diseases and Disorders

                6.2 Restraints

                                6.2.1 High Cost of Dental Radiography Devices

                                6.2.2 Lack of Reimbursements

                                6.2.3 Complex Regulations

                6.3 Opportunities

                                6.3.1 Growing  Dentistry Tourism 

                6.4 Key Challenges

                                6.4.1 Competitive Environment

7. Market Segmentation

                7.1 By Product Type

                                7.1.1 Extraoral Digital  X-ray Systems

                                       Panoramic X-rays 

                                       Cephalometric Projections X-rays

                                       Sialogram X-rays

                                       Dental Computed Tomography (CT) 

                                       Cone Beam CT  

                                7.1.2 Intraoral X-rays

                                       Bite-wing X-rays

                                       Periapical X-rays

                                       Occlusal X-rays 

                                7.1.3 Hybrid X-ray Systems

                7.2 By Application

                                7.2.1 Diagnostic

                                7.2.2 Therapeutic 

                                7.2.3 Investigational

                                7.2.4 Cosmetic 

                7.3 By End User

                                7.3.1 Clinics and Hospitals

                                7.3.2 Forensic and Judicial 

                                7.3.3 Academic and Research Institutions

                7.4 By Geography

                                7.4.1 North America

                                       United States



                                       Rest of North America

                                7.4.2 Europe



                                       United Kingdom



                                       Rest of Europe

                                7.4.3 Asia-Pacific




                                       Australia & New Zealand

                                       South Korea

                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                7.4.4 Middle East & Africa


                                       South Africa

                                       Rest of the Middle East & Africa

                                7.4.5 South America



                                       Rest of South America

8. Competitive Landscape

                8.1 Mergers & Acquisition Analysis

                8.2 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships

                8.3 New Products Launches

9. Key Players

                9.1 Air Techniques, Inc.

                9.2 Carestream Health, Inc.

                9.3 Cyber Medical Imaging, Inc.

                9.4 Danaher Corporation

                9.5 Disc Imaging

                9.6 Heraeus Kulzer Dental Ltd  

                9.7 Planmeca

                9.8 Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.   

                9.9 Valtech Co. Ltd

                9.10 Xzeal Technologies, Inc.

                *List not Exhaustive

10. Future of the Market

11. Disclaimer

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