Dental Chair Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Dental Chair Market Research Report, by Product (Powered Dental Chairs, Non-Powered Dental Chairs), Type (Fixed Dental Chair, Portable Dental Chair), Application (Examination, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, and others) and Region (Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific & Middle East & Africa) - Global Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/MED/7267-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 140 pages

Dental Chair Market Synopsis


Dental Chair Market size is expected to hold a value of about USD 627.1 Million by 2025, and it is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2019 to 2025. Patient’s comfort while getting the dental procedures done and maintaining a comfortable position for the dentist while performing the dental procedures, including dental surgeries, are the two important factors that are considered while building a dental chair. Currently, there are two variants of the dental chairs, one of which is based on the electric power supply, and the other is the mechanical or non-powered dental chair. Powered dental chairs are gaining huge acceptance as it provides features such as flexibility in the chair position, advanced lighting system, and attached radiology scanner, among others. With additional features and improved technology, there comes a huge cost of the device. The high cost of powered dental chairs encourages dentists with low capital to choose the much cheaper option of non-powered dental chairs.


Market Influencer


The development in the functionality of dental chairs is the major factor instrumental in the growth of dental chair market.


Market Drivers



  • Increasing demand for dental aesthetics and surge in the dental procedures


Dental aesthetics has picked up a pace in the last decade. Dental aesthetic procedures are expensive and countries like the US, with high disposable income, have observed a great demand in such dental procedures. The demand for cosmetic dentistry is high in North America and Europe. Besides that, there is a huge rise in the number of dental examinations and procedures performed across the world. In 2018, on average, patient visits to the dentists were twice a year in the US and Germany.



  • An increasing number of dentists and dental clinics


The increasing number of dentists and dental clinics is an extremely important factor that directly affects the number of dental chairs sold in the market. As the number of dentists increases, the chances of new dental clinics setting up rises significantly, which creates a huge demand for dental equipment including the dental chairs. There has been an increasing number of dentists in major countries across the world, which boosts the growth of the dental chair market.



  • Number of dentists, 2012 AND 2017

  • The advanced functionality of dental chairs leading to the improvement in the dental care services



  • Increasing prevalence of oral diseases and dental disorders



  • Rising awareness about oral health and hygiene


Market Restraints



  • The high cost of the equipment

  • Lack of adequate infrastructure in low economic countries


Segmentation


By Product



  • Powered Dental Chairs:


Powered dental chairs are the chairs that require an electrical supply for its functioning. It is the advanced version of the dental chair wherein the position, elevation, angle, tilt, and direction of the chair can be adjusted with the help of electronic controls to activate the hydraulic mechanism. Powered dental chairs are also equipped with imaging systems, operating lights, x-ray viewers, and an extended tray. Powered dental chairs are expensive as compared to the non-powered chairs. Besides this, powered chairs are not portable and can only be used in a clinical setting. That being said, due to the advanced features and improved functionality, powered dental chairs are gaining popularity, and the demand for the same is increasing. Currently, powered dental chairs take up a larger share in the dental chair market.



  • Non-Powered Dental Chairs:


Non-powered dental chairs or mechanical chairs are much cheaper as compared to the powered dental chairs. Non-powered chairs are of both variants viz. fixed and portable dental chairs. As these chairs do not require a power supply, they can also be used in ambulatory settings. In non-powered dental chairs, the height and position of the chair can be adjusted with the help of pneumatic controls. In the low capital dental clinics, rural areas, and ambulatory settings, these types of non-powered dental chairs are used.


By Type



  • Fixed Dental Chair:


Fixed dental chairs are the stationary chairs which are fixed to the position where they are installed. Fixed dental chairs are mostly used in the clinical settings as the majority of the fixed dental chairs require a power supply.  Fixed dental chairs have taken up a larger share in the dental chair market in 2018.



  • Portable Dental Chair:


Portable dental chairs, as the name itself suggests, are portable and can be moved from place to place as per the requirement. Portable dental chairs are compact and do not require a power supply. These are the commonly used in the rural and ambulatory settings.


By Application



  • Examination: The examination segment has captured the largest market share in the dental chair market. This segment includes general teeth examination, routine checkups, post-operational examination, dental imaging procedures. The number of patients visiting their dentists has been increasing over the years. For instance, the average number of yearly patient visits per dentist in the US has increased from 3,190 in 2012 to 3,566 in 2018. Also, the number of dentists in the US has increased from 188,820 in 2012 to 198,517 in 2017. The increasing number of patients, as well as dentists, results in an increasing number of dental clinic setups, which creates the demand for the dental chairs ultimately pushing the dental chair market growth during the forecast period of 2019 to 2025.



  • Oral Surgery: Oral surgery is one of the major reasons for which the patient needs to visit dental clinics. Some of the common oral surgeries include wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, bone grafting, and corrective jaw surgery. Besides these, there are other important surgeries involving endodontic surgical procedures. In Germany, nearly 7.5 million root canal procedures were performed in the year 2018. In the same year, the number of root canal procedures performed France, Italy, and Spain was 3.2 million, 2.9 million, and 2 million, respectively. The increasing need for the patient’s comfort during the surgical procedure is likely to create a demand for advanced and more comfortable dental chairs in the dental chair market.



  • Orthodontics: Orthodontic procedures include the alignment of the teeth and jaws. Abnormal teeth alignment is quite common, and nearly 30% of the people have the condition severe enough to be treated with orthodontics. The increasing number of orthodontic procedures is likely to drive the dental industry, ultimately pushing the dental chair market.



  • Others: The other segment includes cosmetic dentistry and dental cleaning among others


By Region



  • Americas: Countries such as the US and Canada have been at the forefront of the healthcare industry over the years. The increasing number of dentists and an increasing number of dental examinations and procedures are responsible for the growth of this market in the region. Also, the number of companies such as Dentsply Sirona is involved in the development of innovative products, increasing demand for prosthodontics in the region, and the increasing number of active dentists are also boosting the growth of the market in this region. Also, increasing awareness about oral health in the Latin American region is pushing the growth of America's dental chair market.



  • Europe: Europe is the second-largest dental chair market after the Americas. The established dental industry, coupled with the presence of the number of product manufacturers in the region such as Planmeca Oy, and Kavo Dental GmbH, is expected to boost the growth of the regional market. Besides this, the increasing number of dentists, and dental surgeries are also pushing the growth of the dental chair market in Europe. Rising cases of oral surgeries have also affected the growth of the dental chair market. The number of root canal procedures in the UK was 802,200 in 2018, and it is projected to reach 825,467 by the end of 2024.



  • Asia-Pacific: The growth of the Asia-Pacific market can be attributed to the increasing demand for dental procedures, rising number of dental care providers, increasing per capita disposable incomes, and developing healthcare infrastructure, and growing dental tourism in Asian countries. According to the Indian Dental Association, the number of active dentists in India as grown from 180,000 in 2014 to ~300,000 in 2018. Such an increase in dentists have created a high demand for dental equipment, including the dental chair. The Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to be the fastest-growing region in the dental chair market.



  • Middle East & Africa: It is the smallest market due to limited healthcare infrastructure, lack of awareness about oral hygiene, and low per capita disposable incomes in underdeveloped regions of Africa.


Key Players



  • Dentsply Sirona

  • PLANMECA OY

  • Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.

  • Henry Schein, Inc.

  • Danaher Corporation

  • A-dec Inc.

  • Craftmaster Contour Equipment, Inc.

  • KaVo Dental GmbH

  • Midmark

  • XO CARE A/S



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 627.1 Million (2025)
  CAGR   CAGR of 4.1% (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Product, Type, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Dentsply Sirona,PLANMECA OY,Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.,Henry Schein, Inc.,Danaher Corporation,A-dec Inc.,Craftmaster Contour Equipment, Inc.,KaVo Dental GmbH,Midmark,XO CARE A/S
  Key Market Opportunities

  • The high cost of the equipment\r\n
  • Lack of adequate infrastructure in low economic countries
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing demand for dental aesthetics and surge in the dental procedures
  • An increasing number of dentists and dental clinics \r\n
  • The advanced functionality of dental chairs leading to the improvement in the dental care services\r\n
  • Increasing prevalence of oral diseases and dental disorders\r\n
  • Rising awareness about oral health and hygiene\r\n


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    Global dental chair market is expected to record a substantial market valuation of USD 627.1 million by 2025.

    Global dental chair market is projected to register a moderate 4.1% CAGR in the forecast period.

    The powered dental chairs segment is touted to observe substantial demand over the review period.

    The examination segment is slated to mature as the fastest-growing segment.

    A few eminent market players operating in the global dental chair market are Henry Schein, Inc., Danaher Corporation, A-dec Inc., among others.