The North American dental equipment market was valued at USD 2.8 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2014 to 2019. Dental equipment are an array of devices used to treat oral health problems and include diagnostics, dental lasers, radiology equipment, dental chairs, dental biomaterial, etc. and also treatment related devices used in endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, and orthodontics.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), globally, 60-90% of school children have dental cavities and nearly 100% of the adults have dental cavities. Periodontal diseases and dental cavities are the most prevalent oral health disease.
North America Dental Equipment Market-Market Dynamics
The report details several factors driving and restraining the market, some of which are listed below.
North America Dental Equipment Market-Market Segmentation
The North American dental equipment market has been segmented based on general and diagnostic equipment, dental lasers, dental radiology equipment, dental devices and specialized treatment. The segmentation based on general diagnostic equipment has been sub-divided into systems and parts (includes dental chairs, hand pieces, light cure equipment, scaling units and cad/cam systems), dental implants, crown and bridges. The segmentation on dental lasers has been sub-divided into soft tissue laser and all-tissue lasers. The segment on soft tissue laser has been further subdivided into gas laser, solid state laser, and diode laser. The dental radiology equipment segment has been subdivided based on the product and type. The radiology equipment segmentation by product has been further sub-divided into extra-oral radiology equipment (includes panoramic X-ray units and cephalometric X-ray units), intra-oral radiology equipment (includes photostimulable phosphor system and digital sensor) and cone beam computed tomography scanner. The dental radiology equipment segmentation by type has been subdivided into dental analog radiology system and dental digital radiology system. The segmentation based on treatment has been subdivided into orthodontics, endodontic, periodontics, prosthodontics, and others. The segmentation on dental devices includes laboratory machines and accessories, hygiene maintenance, and retail dental care essentials.
The North American region has been segmented into the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The United States has the largest share in the dental equipment market, followed by Canada and Mexico.
Some of the key players in the market are:
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