Albany, New York (PRWEB) November 20, 2013
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Dental Equipment Market (Dental Extraoral & Intraoral Radiology, Dental Lasers, Cone Beam CT Systems, Laboratory Machines, Hygiene Maintenance Devices, Chairs and Light Cure Equipment) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global dental equipment market was valued at USD 5.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7 percent from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 7.6 billion in 2018.
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The market growth is majorly attributed to the advancement in diagnostic and treatment technologies such as dental lasers, leading to faster healing, minimal pain, reduced chair time and more precise diagnosis. In addition, growing global awareness about the role of dentistry in aesthetics coupled with increasing disposable income of patients is also positively impacting the growth of the dental equipment market. The trend of patients migrating to developing countries such as India, in search of better and cheaper dental treatment, referred to as dental tourism, is also fostering growth of the market.
Rising disposable incomes of patients coupled with growing dental care awareness will drive the dental equipment market in the developing Asian countries. In case of developed regions of North America and Western Europe, market growth will be driven mainly by the aging population possessing a desire to retain natural tooth structure.
Dental Equipment and imaging devices find application in a dental office for diagnosis and treatment of various dental ailments such as caries and gingival disease. This report estimates the market of the global dental equipment market in terms of revenue (USD million) for the period 2012 – 2018, keeping 2011 as the base year.
The global dental equipment market is segmented into two categories viz. market by products and market by geography. The global market by product types is further classified into six categories namely dental radiology equipment, dental lasers, systems and parts, laboratory machines, hygiene maintenance devices and other equipment. Dental radiology equipment consists of two sub-types i.e. intra-oral equipment and extra-oral equipment.
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The dental laser market on is further segregated the basis of technology into three types viz. diode lasers, carbon dioxide lasers and yttrium aluminum garnet lasers. Systems and parts are enumerated as instrument delivery systems, vacuums and compressors, cone beam CT systems, cast machines, furnace and ovens, electrosurgical equipment, CAD/CAM and others. The various laboratory machines described in the report are ceramic furnaces, hydraulic press, electronic waxer, suction units and micro motors. The hygiene maintenance devices include sterilizers, air purification & filters and hypodermic needle incinerators. Other equipments described in the report are dental chairs, hand piece, light cure and scaling units.