Dental Digital X-ray Market Research, 2032
The global dental digital x-ray market was valued at $3.2 billion in 2022, and is projected to reach $7.2 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2023 to 2032. Dental digital X-ray system is an imaging system that uses digital sensors to capture high-resolution images of teeth, gums, and other oral structures. These systems have replaced traditional X-ray systems that used film, as digital X-ray systems offer several advantages over film-based systems. In a dental digital X-ray system, the X-ray machine emits a small burst of radiation that passes through the patient's mouth and is detected by a digital sensor. The sensor converts the radiation into an electronic signal, which is then processed by specialized software to produce a high-resolution image on a computer screen. This image can be viewed and analyzed by dental professionals in real-time, allowing for quick and accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.
Innovations in the medical device industry for launching of advanced digital X-ray systems owing to massive pool of target population, which are expected to create lucrative opportunities for the expansion of the dental digital X-ray market. In addition, rise in number of individuals suffering from dental diseases and increase in investments for R&D activities by various key players across the globe are anticipated to positively impact the market growth. The growth of the dental digital X-ray market is expected to be driven by emerging markets, owing to availability of improved healthcare infrastructure, increase in unmet healthcare needs, rise in prevalence of dental diseases such as cavities and periodontal diseases in adults. With little radiation exposure to the patient and a wide range of image processing options, radiovisiography (RVG X-ray), the most recent imaging method in dentistry, provides many advantages over traditional radiography. A simple-to-use digital intraoral sensor is the RVG X-ray.
In addition, intraoral X-ray system and extraoral as well are constantly evolving, with new technologies being developed to improve image quality, reduce radiation exposure, and increase efficiency. This drives the demand for newer and better digital X-ray systems, thus creating potential opportunities for market growth. In addition, geriatric population is more likely to suffer from gum diseases, tooth decay, and other dental problems, which require early diagnosis and treatment. The digital X-ray systems provide high-quality images, which help in early detection and treatment of dental problems in the elderly population.
Furthermore, the healthcare industry in emerging economies is developing at a significant rate, such as the RVG X-ray owing to rise in demand for enhanced healthcare services, significant investments by government to improve healthcare infrastructure, and development of the medical tourism industry in emerging countries. Moreover, governments in many countries are investing in healthcare infrastructure and promoting the adoption of digital healthcare technologies, including digital X-ray systems.
Moreover, with a growing focus on aesthetics, the demand for cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening, veneers, and dental implants has been witnessed to increase. Digital X-ray systems are crucial for planning and executing these procedures, further driving market growth. The demand for digital X-ray system is not only limited to developed countries but is also being witnessed in the developing countries, such as China, Brazil, and India, which fuels the growth of the market. Factors such as rise in adoption of digital X-ray systems, increase in awareness about oral health, and surge in investments for development digital X-ray systems further drive the dental digital X-ray market forecast.
In addition, digital X-ray systems are widely used in forensic dentistry, particularly in identifying the remains of a person. In cases where only skeletal remains are found, dental records can be used to identify the person. In addition, digital X-ray systems allow forensic odontologists to capture high-quality images of dental structures, including teeth, jaws, and bones, which can be compared with dental records of missing people to establish their identity.
However, the initial cost of implementing a digital X-ray system in a dental practice can be high, which may discourage some dental professionals from investing in this technology. In addition, there is currently no standardization in terms of digital X-ray systems, which can make it difficult for dental professionals to choose the right system for their practice, thus restraining the dental digital X-ray market opportunity.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted workflows in the healthcare sector around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the dental industry, including the dental digital X-ray market. The temporary closure of many dental practices and cancellations of non-emergency appointments have led to decrease in the number of procedures, which has negatively impacted the dental industry as a whole. As routine care and preventive services were limited to emergency and urgent cases, the demand for dental digital X-ray systems decreased. Thus, COVID-19 negatively impacted the growth of the dental digital X-ray market growth.
The dental digital X-ray market is segmented into type, application, end user and region. By type, the market is categorized into extraoral X-ray system and intraoral X-ray system. On the basis of application, it is categorized into medical and others. Depending on end user, it is categorized into hospitals, dental clinics, and others. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America (the U.S., Canada, and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, Australia, India, South Korea, and rest of Asia-Pacific), and LAMEA (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and rest of LAMEA).
On the basis of type, the dental digital X-ray industry is categorized into extraoral X-ray system and intraoral X-ray system. The extraoral X-ray system segment accounted for the largest dental digital X-ray market size in 2022 and is projected to register highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to wide availability of configurations in extraoral imaging systems, technological advancements, and surge in adoption of extraoral X-ray systems in treatment planning of temporomandibular joint disorders.
Depending on application, the medical segment occupied largest dental digital X-ray market size in terms of revenue in 2022, owing to rise in prevalence of dental disorders and surge in number of dental visits for routine dental checkups. The others segment is expected to register highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to rise in adoption of digital X-ray system in cosmetic and forensic industry.
By End User
By end user, the dental clinic segment occupied dental digital X-ray market share in 2021 is projected to register highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to rise in adoption of digital X-ray systems for diagnostic and therapeutic purpose, surge in availability of portable digital X-ray systems, and increase in prevalence of dental diseases.
North America accounted for the largest dental digital X-ray market share in terms of revenue in 2021 owing to increase in adoption of advanced imaging system such as digital X-ray systems, rise in prevalence of dental disorders such as cavities, and increase in number of key players offering advanced digital X-ray systems. However, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to witness notable growth owing to high prevalence of aging population with increased need of dental procedures, surge in prevalence of dental caries, and rise in awareness regarding oral health.
Presence of several major players such as Envista Holdings Corporation, Dentsply Sirona., Midmark Corporation, Air Techniques, Inc., and wide availability of advanced digital X-ray system in the region drives the growth of dental digital X-ray market. Furthermore, presence of well-established healthcare infrastructure and rise in adoption rate of digital X-ray system over traditional X-ray system are expected to drive the market growth. Furthermore, rise in adoption of strategies such as partnership, acquisition, and branding in this region boosts the growth of the market. For instance, in February 2021, Envista Holdings Corporation announced a four-year contract extension with Heartland Dental, U.S., largest dental support organization. This partnership positions Envista as a trusted Heartland Dental supplier in several key categories for its supported dentists, including dental implants, consumables, infection prevention, handpieces, and imaging technology.
Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period due to technological advancements, increase in prevalence of dental diseases, rise in demand for cosmetic dentistry, surge in investment in healthcare infrastructure, growth in geriatric population, and favorable government initiatives toward use of digital technologies in imaging system. Moreover, the region has become a hub for digital X-ray market owing to its large population base, diverse patient pool, and relatively lower costs of dental treatment compared to developed countries. Furthermore, high prevalence of dental diseases, such as cavities, gum diseases, and oral cancer, is driving the demand for dental digital X-ray industry.
Moreover, governments in Asia-Pacific have implemented favorable regulatory policies to encourage the use of digital technologies such as use of digital X-rays, which has created a conducive environment for the growth of the dental digital X-ray market. Moreover, rise in research activities as well as well-established presence of domestic companies in the region are expected to provide notable opportunities for the market growth. In addition, rise in contract manufacturing organizations within the region provides is expected to open new avenues for the market growth.
Competitive analysis and profiles of the major players in the dental digital X-ray market such as Cefla s.c., Air Techniques, Inc., Aceton, Dentsply Sirona Inc., Midmark Corporation, Planmeca OY, Envista Holdings Corporation, J. MORITA CORP., Corix Medical Systems, and Vatech are provided in this report. Major players have adopted acquisition, branding, partnership, product launch, and product approval as key developmental strategies to strengthen their foothold in the dental digital X-ray market.
Recent Acquisition in Dental Digital X-ray Market
In April 2022, Envista Holdings Corporation announced the completion of the acquisition of Carestream Dental's Intraoral Scanner business. As previously announced, this business will be rebranded as DEXIS and will operate as part of the Envista Equipment and Consumables Segment.
Recent Product Approval in Dental Digital X-ray Market
In September 2020, Vatech announced that Green X, a new CT that provides precision images for endodontics, received FDA approval. Green X's CBCT images provide a comprehensive, high-resolution, three-dimensional view, which dentists can utilize to diagnose the number, direction, and curvature of root canals, thus improving treatment efficacy.
Recent Partnership in Dental Digital X-ray Market
In January 2022, Envista Holdings Corporation and leading dental support organization Pacific Dental Services (PDS) announced the extension of their implant and imaging commercial relationship for an additional five years, and the expansion of this relationship to include Envista's Spark clear aligners.
Recent Product Launch in Dental Digital X-ray Market
In September 2022, Midmark Corp., a leading dental solutions provider focused on the design of the clinical environment to improve delivery of care, recently released the new Midmark Extraoral Imaging System (EOIS) product line, including 2D panoramic and 3D CBCT imaging X-ray devices with cephalometric add-on options. With the launch of the EOIS 3D unit, Midmark invites general dentists to create their own 3D moment that will help take their practice into the future.
Key Benefits For Stakeholders
- This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the dental digital x-ray market analysis from 2022 to 2032 to identify the prevailing dental digital x-ray market opportunities.
- The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
- Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
- In-depth analysis of the dental digital x-ray market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
- Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
- Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
- The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global dental digital x-ray market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.
Dental Digital X-ray Market Report Highlights
Market Size By 2032
USD 7.2 billion
CAGR of 8.5%
2022 - 2032
By End user
Key Market Players
Planmeca OY, vatech, Envista Holdings Corporation, J. MORITA CORP., Air Techniques, Inc., Corix Medical Systems, Cefla s.c., Midmark Corporation, acteon, Dentsply Sirona Inc.
This section provides various opinions of top-level CXOs in the dental digital X-ray market. According to the insights of CXOs, increase in demand for advanced digital X-ray and rise in investments for development of portable and cost-effective digital X-ray imaging system, globally are expected to offer profitable opportunities for the expansion of the market. In addition, increase in awareness about oral health and availability of wide variety of digital X-ray configuration have piqued the interest of several companies to develop digital X-ray systems.
CXOs further added that increase in adoption of digital X-ray system over traditional systems by hospitals and private clinics is expected to boost the growth of the market. In addition, increase in burden of dental diseases such as dental caries, gum disease, and oral cancers across the globe has resulted rise in demand for portable and accurate digital X-ray system, thus driving the growth of market.
Furthermore, North America accounted for the largest share in terms of revenue in 2021, owing to advancement in technology in dental industry, increase in number of dental procedures, rise in prevalence of dental disorders such as cavities, and increase in number of key players offering advanced digital X-ray systems. However, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to witness notable growth, owing to high prevalence of aging population with increased need of dental procedures, surge in prevalence of dental caries, and rise in awareness regarding oral health.