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Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Market

Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Market

Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Market, Forecast, Trend, Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2021 to 2031

Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Market
  • Jul-2021
  • List of Tables : 25
  • List of Figures : 132
  • 170 Pages
  • Healthcare

Market Snapshot

Fact.MR’s dental diagnostic imaging equipment industry research reveals that the global market was valued at US$ 2 Bn in 2020, and is projected to top US$ 3 Bn by 2031, expanding at a CAGR of 6%. Demand for X-ray systems is projected to increase at a CAGR of 5% through 2031, with that for dental cone beam computed tomography surging at 7%.

Key Points Covered in Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Industry Survey:

  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2016-2031)
  • Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise and Region-wise Analysis
  • Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Market Share Analysis
  • COVID-19 Impact on Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Sales and How to Navigate
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

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Sales Analysis of Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment from 2016 to 2020 Vs Demand Outlook for 2021 to 2031

As per Fact.MR - a market research and competitive intelligence provider, market growth in terms of CAGR from 2016 to 2020 for dental diagnostic imaging equipment was 5.7%. The global market is further projected to top US$ 3 Bn by 2031.

Market growth is largely driven by technological advancements in dentistry, increasing number of dental practices, rising dental expenditure, growing demand for cosmetic dentistry, and rising incidence of dental diseases worldwide.

Growing awareness about dental healthcare has led to rising demand for proper healthcare systems with upgraded devices. Dental imaging is a technology used to visualize hidden dental structures, benign or malignant masses, cavities, bone masses, and other damages that cannot be viewed through normal check-ups.

Some of the equipment used in dental imaging include intraoral X-ray systems, intraoral plate scanner, intraoral sensors, intraoral phosphor, storage plates, extraoral X-ray systems, panoramic X-ray systems, cephalometric projections systems, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging, and intraoral cameras.

This imaging equipment helps shorten recovery time for a patient and also results in less pain when compared to earlier methods of diagnosing dental problems.These new techniques have helped in better examination of complex facial structures and early diagnosis of dental diseases.

This equipment provides a 3D image of the patient's jaw to get precise knowledge of the problem before the surgery is performed, and helps in safe and better treatment outcomes.

Various governments across the world are currently focusing on dental care and are investing in oral healthcare advancements. For example, on 19 January 2018, The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) started use of the Cone Beam CT (CBCT) scan facility that would help dental surgeons in increasing the efficiency of their dental surgeries.

It is owing to these reasons that demand for dental diagnostic imaging equipment is expected to rise further over the coming years.

What are the Key Opportunities Awaiting Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Manufactures?

Over the past decade, due to growing unhealthy lifestyle habits such as excessive intake of starchy junk food, alcohol, sweetened soft drinks, and smoking, which are prevalent among young adults, occurrences of dental diseases rapidly increased.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide, and nearly 10% of the global population suffers from severe periodontal diseases. It is owing to this concerning rise in dental problems that people are focusing on dental treatment more than ever before.

Adoption of optical imaging technique instead of conventional anatomical imaging methods such as, visual observation, dental radiography, and X-ray computed tomography (CT) is expected to offer lucrative growth opportunities for players in the global dental imaging equipment market. Mesoscopic fluorescence molecular tomography (MFMT) is an emerging optical imaging technique that can be used to retrieve molecular contrast in dental samples. MFMT can retrieve molecular contrast in 3D in highly scattering tissues.

Moreover, generative noise reduction in CBCT is also expected to boost growth of the market. For instance, in November 2019, researchers from Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology reported development of a selective anatomy analytic iteration reconstruction algorithms to reduce generative noise in CBCT.

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What are the Restraints being Encountered by Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Providers?

Lack of consumer awareness on the available dental diagnostic imaging equipment in many developing economies is restraining market growth.

People in many developing countries tend to neglect dental problems due to lack of awareness. This attitude affects the health and also the growth of the dental diagnostic imaging equipment market, as the use and procurement of these devices is affected negatively.

High cost of dental imaging equipment for initial set up is expected to hinder growth of the market. Moreover, some equipment such phosphor storage plates are prone to damage and require regular replacement. This, in turn, increases cost. Low lifespan of accessories used is also expected to hinder growth of the market.

Various governments are imposing stringent regulations for manufacturing of dental imaging equipment. In order to ensure safety of the patients and minimising damage caused by exposure to radiation.

For example, FDA's Centre for devices and radiological health (CDRH) regulates manufacturing of medical devices such as, radiation-emitting electronic lasers, X-ray systems, and ultrasound equipment in the U.S.

The FDA has also imposed regulations on the usage of dental imaging equipment by allowing its use only if really required. These regulations further hamper market growth.

Which Region Offers the Largest Opportunity for Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Providers?

North America holds the largest market share of around around 40%. This is due to the presence of a large number of players in the dental imaging market in the region, increasing awareness among patients, and rising adoption of technically advanced imaging systems by dentists.

The number of patients in the country opting for dental care and resultant demand for dental products and services is high due to increased level of awareness and affordability.

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Country-wise Analysis

Why is the U.S. Expected to Drive Most Demand for Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment?

The dental diagnostic imaging equipment market in the U.S. was estimated at US$ 517 Mn in 2020, and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 7% through the analysis period.

With its growing population base and increasing disposable income of citizens, along with surge in periodontal and other dental diseases among the population, the U.S. will continue to be a major contributor towards growing demand for dental diagnostic imaging equipment in the coming future.

According to Adults Oral Health & Well-being Survey, 85% Americans believe that oral health is extremely important. This indicates that people in the country look for better dental care and are aware of the importance of oral healthcare.

Growing awareness for insurance coverage and facial aesthetics for dental procedure in the U.S. are driving the market. Moreover, dentists in the country are focused on using technologically advanced diagnostic and treatment equipment. This will boost the growth of the market over the coming years.

What are the Growth Opportunities for Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Suppliers across China?

In China, the market for dental diagnostic imaging equipment is estimated to reach US$ 587 Mn by 2031, expanding at a CAGR of 8%.

Improving healthcare infrastructure, increasing focus of emerging and leading market players on developing markets, comparatively lenient regulatory guidelines, growing dental tourism market, rising popularity of cosmetic dentistry, and widening insurance coverage are some of the key factors that have boosted demand for dental diagnostic imaging equipment in China.

Category-wise Analysis

Why is Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Imaging Gaining Immense Popularity?

Demand for cone-beam computed tomography imaging is set to increase at a CAGR of above 7% over the decade.

Being developed on one of the most breakthrough technologies in medical imaging, CBCT equipment has emerged as a key tool for dentists around the world. CBCT imaging equipment has stepped in as a relatively new medical imaging technique that offers 3D printed images.

One of the key advantages of CBCT imaging equipment is its ability to generate accurate 3D images at a low cost compared to conventional computed tomography.

Images procured from CBCT imaging equipment have the potential to bring higher efficiency in oral and maxillofacial surgeries. It is owing to these factors that CBCT imaging equipment is gaining popularity among dentists as well as patients.

Why are Intraoral Cameras So Prominent in the Market for Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment?

Intraoral cameras are gaining prominence in the market and demand is expected to increase at a CAGR of 6% over the next ten years.

An intraoral camera is a tiny device approximately the same size as a large pen or toothbrush, with a camera lens at the end. This helps in viewing magnified images inside the mouth, leading to more accurate diagnosis. With the help of intraoral cameras, dentists are able to provide faster diagnosis and immediate treatment.

Additionally, intraoral cameras are comfortable and non-invasive, which is very important when a patient is in pain.

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Competitive Landscape

Major players in the market are focused on adopting mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategies to expand their product portfolios. The market is witnessing integration of dental imaging and cloud-based AI solutions.

Some of the key developments are:

  • In September 2019, Apteryx Imaging Inc. partnered with 4th-IR AG to co-develop a suite of cloud-based AI solutions.
  • In August 2019, Royal Philips completed acquisition of Carestream Health’s imaging IT business in 26 of the 38 countries in which it operates.

Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Market Scope



Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value & ‘000 Units for Volume

Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • France
  • the UK
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Australia
  •  Middle East
  • Latin America

Key Market Segments Covered

  • Product
  • Application
  • Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • Philips Healthcare
  • Hologic Inc
  • Canon
  • Shimadzu Corporation
  • Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
  • Carestream Health, Inc
  • Fujifilm Holdings Corporatio
  • Hitachi Medical Corporation
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • GE Healthcare
  • Planmeca Oy
  • Samsung Medison


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Key Segments Covered in Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Industry Analysis

  • On the Basis of Product:

    • Intraoral Cameras
    • Cone-beam Computed Tomography Imaging
    • Extra X-ray Systems
    • Intraoral Phosphor Storage Plates
    • Intraoral Sensors
    • Intraoral Plate Scanner
    • Intraoral X-ray Systems
  • On the Basis of Application:

    • Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment in Hospitals
    • Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment in Ambulatory Surgical Centres
    • Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment in Independent Dental Clinic
    • Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment in Forensic Laboratories

Dental Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Market - Scope of Report

A recent study by Fact.MR on the dental diagnostic imaging equipment market offers a 10-year forecast for 2021 to 2031. The study analyses crucial trends that are currently determining the growth of the market. This report explicates on vital dynamics, such as the drivers, restraints, and opportunities for key market players along with key stakeholders as well as emerging players associated with offering dental diagnostic imaging equipment.

The study also provides the dynamics that are responsible for influencing the future status of the market over the forecast period. A detailed assessment of value chain analysis, business execution, cost structure analysis, and supply chain analysis across regional markets has been covered in the report.

A list of prominent companies manufacturing dental diagnostic imaging equipment, along with their product portfolios, key strategies, and SWOT Analysis, enhances the reliability of this comprehensive research study.

Report Summary

The study offers comprehensive analysis on diverse features, including revenue growth, and revenue generation across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on the market has been provided through an optimistic scenario as well as a conservative scenario, taking into account the revenue of dental diagnostic imaging equipment market during the forecast period.

Key Questions Answered in Report

  • Which are the most lucrative markets for dental diagnostic imaging equipment?
  • Which factors will impact the growth of the dental diagnostic imaging equipment industry?
  • How will changing trends impact the strategies of market players?
  • How can market players capture the low-hanging opportunities across regions?
  • Which companies are leading the dental diagnostic imaging equipment industry?
  • What are the winning strategies of stakeholders in the market?

Market Size Evaluation

The market has been analysed for each market segment in terms of volume (`000units), and value (US$ Mn).

Market estimates at global and regional levels for dental diagnostic imaging equipment are available in terms of “US$ Mn” for value and in ‘’’000 units for volume. A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent market segments, along with market attractiveness evaluation, has been incorporated in the report. Furthermore, absolute dollar opportunity analysis of all the segments adds prominence to the report. Absolute dollar opportunity plays a crucial role in assessing the level of opportunity that a manufacturer/distributor can look to achieve, along with identifying potential resources, considering the revenue perspective in the global dental diagnostic imaging equipment market.

Inspected Assessment on Regional Segments

Key sections have been elaborated in the report, which have helped deliver projections on regional markets. These chapters include regional macros (political, economic and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a momentous influence on the growth of the market during the forecast period.

Country-specific valuation on revenue for dental diagnostic imaging equipment has been offered for each regional market, along with market scope estimates and forecasts, and impact analysis of the dynamics of prominence in regions and countries. For all regional markets, Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Detailed breakup in terms of value for key countries has also been included in the report.

Competition Analysis

The report sheds light on leading manufacturers of dental diagnostic imaging equipment, along with their detailed profiles. Essential and up-to-date data related to market performers who are principally engaged in offering dental diagnostic imaging equipment has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permits report readers to take preemptive steps in advancing their businesses.

Company profiles have been included in the report, which include essentials such as product portfolios and key strategies, along with all-inclusive SWOT analysis on each player. Company presence is mapped and presented through a matrix for all the prominent players, thus providing readers with actionable insights, which helps in thoughtfully presenting the market status, and predicting the competition level in the dental diagnostic imaging equipment market.

- FAQs -

Revenue from the sales of dental diagnostic imaging equipment topped US$ 2 Bn in 2020, and is expected to reach a valuation of over US$ 3 Bn by 2031.

Key factors driving demand for dental diagnostic imaging equipment are rise in prevalence of oral diseases worldwide and new technological advancements in diagnosis and treatment procedures.

Major players operating in the global market include Danaher Corporation, Planmeca Oy, Carestream Health Inc., Dentsply Sirona, VATECH Co. Ltd., Acteon Group, KaVo, CALCIVIS, Envista, and Carestream Dental.

North America, with the highest global market share of 40%, will significantly contribute to the revenue growth of dental diagnostic imaging equipment over the decade.

With its rapidly growing dental industry, China’s market for dental diagnostic imaging equipment is estimated to be valued at US$ 587 Mn in 2031.

Demand for dental diagnostic imaging equipment in the U.S. is estimated to expand at a CAGR of over 7% through 2031.

Adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in dental diagnostic imaging equipment is one of the major trends that is being observed across the landscape.

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