August 2016

North America Dental Equipment Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2015 - 2020)

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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.


  • Increasing aging population
  • Rising demand for cosmetic dentistry
  • Increasing incidence of oral health problems
  • Low dental implant penetration rate
  • High patient population


  • Lack of proper reimbursement
  • Lack of awareness
  • High cost of treatment
  • Use of refurbished instruments
  • High price point of advanced dental equipment
  • Regulatory requirements

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:

  • BIOLASE Inc.
  • Danaher Corp.
  • Dentsply
  • Nobel Biocare
  • Sirona Dental Systems Inc.
  • Straumann
  • Zimmer

What the Report Offers

  • Market definition along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.
  • Market analysis for the North American dental equipment market, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies that can influence the market on a global and regional scale.
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their strategic initiatives and market share.
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the North American dental equipment market on both global and regional scale.
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

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