Global Dental X-Ray Market to Cross USD 5.52 Billion By 2027

June 17, 2020

As per the report titled ‘Dental X-Ray Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Product; Type; Application, and Geography’, available with Market Study Report LLC, global dental x-ray market was valued at USD 2,970.35 million in 2019 and is estimated to reach USD 5,525.96 million by the end of the assessment period, expanding with a CAGR of 8.2% through 2027.

Increased pervasiveness of dental and oral conditions such as dental carries, tooth loss, dry mouth, cavities, and biting difficulties across the globe is driving the dental x-ray market growth. Dental and oral disorders are among the most common medical conditions that trouble people at least once in their lifetime. Tooth decay, injuries, periodontal diseases, and accidents are the major causes of tooth loss. Moreover, minor toothache can cause pain, discomfort, disfigurement, and can potentially lead to oral cancer.

According to 2016 Global Burden of Diseases Study, approximately 3.58 billion individuals globally suffered from oral disorders. In addition, periodontal disease which leads to tooth loss, was ranked 11th among the most prevalent dental diseases worldwide. Furthermore, as per World Health Organization (WHO) report on Tobacco and Oral Health 2018, oral disease burden is escalating is several nations.

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Supportive government measures, alongside health awareness & testing programs especially in schools are expected to augment the industry growth in the forthcoming years. For instance, CDC provides guidelines for state and community programs which assist in planning, setting, and evaluating School Sealant Programs while seeking benefits from services of private dentists.

Based on the product terrain, digital segment accounted for the majority market share in 2019 and is projected to follow similar growth trends over the forecast duration.   

Elaborating on the type, intraoral X-ray segment accrued a larger market share in comparison to extraoral X-ray segment in 2019. However, extraoral X-ray segment is expected expand at faster pace over the analysis period.  

Speaking of the application spectrum, medical segment attained majority of the market share in 2019 and is predicted to register the highest CAGR through 2027.

As per the regional analysis, Europe dental x-ray market is expected record substantial gains over the estimated timeframe, due to existing burden of periodontitis and lip & oral cavity cancer in the region. The European Commission reported that lip & oral cavity cancer is 12th most prevalent form of cancer in the EU. The data further reveals that over 50% of the European population are affected by periodontitis, of which 10% suffer from severe dental diseases.

Meanwhile, North America dental x-ray industry is also reckoned to witness considerable growth in the coming years, owing to surging cases of tooth loss. According to the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), in 2014, nearly 178 million Americans were reported to be without their natural teeth, and on an average, 40 million people residing in the United States are missing all teeth. The ACP projects that the number will increase in the next two decades due to increasing incidences of tooth decay and cavity.

Key players operating in global dental x-ray market are Envista Holdings Corporation, Dentsply Sirona, Planmeca Oy, Air Techniques Inc., Carestream Health Inc., Apteryx Imaging Inc., The Yoshida Dental Mfg. Co. Ltd, Vatech, Cefla s.c., and Midmark Corporation.

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