GVR Report cover Dental Articulators Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Dental Articulators Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product Type (Adjustable, Semi-adjustable, Fully Adjustable), By Material Type, By End Use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68038-393-5
  • Number of Report Pages: 100
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2016 - 2019
  • Forecast Period: 2021 - 2028 
  • Industry: Healthcare

Report Overview

The global dental articulators market size was valued at USD 126.1 million in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% from 2021 to 2028. The market growth can be attributed to the growing number of dental procedures. The COVID-19 pandemic across the globe led to the shutdown of dental clinics, thereby negatively impacting the market growth. The growing number of oral health disorders is expected to propel the growth of the market. Oral health diseases are one of the major burdens in many countries and affect people’s health, causing discomfort, pain, disfigurement, and even death. According to the World Health Organization, in 2020, oral health disease affects around 3.5 billion people globally. The rising incidence of oral disorders is anticipated to propel the growth of the market.

U.S. dental articulators market size, by product type, 2018 - 2028 (USD Million)

The outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic by the WH. Various actions have been taken by the private and government authorities globally to control the outbreak such as restrictions on travel and commercial operations and public gathering, temporary closures, decreased procedures of dental offices, and government mandates to operate emergency care only. The COVID-19 has negatively impacted the market for dental articulators. 

Research and development activities are anticipated to boost market growth. According to the article published by medicine and pharmacy report, 2020, the study was performed to identify the clinical occlusion analysis versus virtual articular and semi-adjustable articulator occlusion analysis. The study concluded that the semi-adjustable articulator was superior in dynamic and static occlusion analysis compared to a virtual articulator. The study performed by R&D activities and their benefits is expected to increase the use of the articulators, thus boosting the market growth.

Product Type Insights

The semi-adjustable segment held the largest revenue share of more than 40.0% in 2020. Semi-adjustable articulators are mostly used in dental clinics because they can perform most of the dental treatments. Semi-adjustable articulators are used mostly because they are commonly available as compared to other modalities such as virtual articulators and radiographic data that are still not fully understood or known. Semi-adjustable articulator is mostly appropriate for training and patient development of dental studies.

Advancement in semi-adjustable articulators is anticipated to boost the growth of the market. For instance, the Denar Mark II Semi-adjustable articulator has the potential of accurately simulating component condylar movements, with the progressive and immediate side shift adjustments. The accuracy performed by the articulator is anticipated to increase its demand, thus propelling the segment growth.

Material Type Insights

The aluminum segment held the largest revenue share of over 40.0% in 2020 and is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period. The advantages associated with aluminum increase its demand for usage in dental articulators. The material has good electrical and thermal conductivity and is corrosion resistant. The aluminum is durable, ductile, soft, and lightweight. The property of the material is expected to boost the segment growth.

The stainless steel segment is expected to witness considerable growth over the forecast period. Stainless steel has more strength that retains at both very low and high temperatures. The stainless steel stands strong against corrosion, water stain, and rust. The material is light weight and the most durable metal. These factors are anticipated is drive the market in the years to come.

End-use Insights

The specialty clinics segment dominated the market in 2020 with more than 35.0% share. This can be attributed to the increasing number of dental treatment procedures in these dental clinics. The greater availability of dental clinics for primary care in developing economies and skilled and dental professionals that can help lower the risk of complications are a few factors that are anticipated to fuel the growth of the segment.

Global dental articulators market share, by end use, 2020 (%)

Changing lifestyle with habits such as unhealthy diet and smoking is anticipated to propel the market growth. An unhealthy lifestyle leads to various oral health disorders. This leads to an increase in dental procedures, thus expected to boost the segment growth.

Regional Insights

Europe dominated the market in 2020, accounting for more than 35.0% share. The market growth is attributed to the large patient pool that leads to the high demand for dental procedures and improved healthcare facilities in countries, like Germany and the U.K. In addition, increasing awareness regarding dental health among all age groups in the region is anticipated to boost the market growth.

Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing regional market over the forecast period. This can be attributed to the investment by leading players to improve healthcare infrastructure in developing countries, such as China and India. Furthermore, the rising number of oral health disorders is likely to propel the market growth.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The market is highly competitive and is marked by the presence of many domestic as well as international players. Various initiatives like mergers and acquisitions and new product development by the major market players are expected to propel market growth. For instance, In September 2021, Amann Girrbach AG introduced a gold standard articulator for precisely fitting dentures. The product is ergonomic, stable, lightweight, and precise. The product is anticipated to increase the revenue of the company. Some prominent players in the global dental articulators market include:

  • Dentsply Sirona

  • Zimmer Biomet

  • So-Young International, Inc.

  • Amann Girrbach AG

  • SAM

  • Prestige Dental Products UK Ltd.

  • Hager &WerkenGmBH& Co. KG

  • Ivoclar Vivadent AG

  • Dent flex

  • Schuler Dental

Dental Articulators Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2021

USD 129.0 million

Revenue forecast in 2028

USD 194.7 million

Growth Rate

CAGR of 6.1% from 2021 to 2028

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2016 - 2019

Forecast period

2021 - 2028

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Product type, material type, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany France; Italy; Spain; China; Japan; India; Thailand; South Korea; Brazil; Mexico; Argentina; Colombia; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE

Key companies profiled

Dentsply Sirona; Zimmer Biomet; So-Young International, Inc.; Amann Girrbach AG; SAM; Prestige Dental Products UK Ltd.; Hager &WerkenGmBH& Co. KG; Ivocla rVivadent AG; Dent flex; Schuler Dental

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2016 to 2028. For the purpose of this report, Grand View Research has segmented the global dental articulators market report on the basis of product type, material type, end-use, and region:

  • Product Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)

    • Adjustable Articulators

    • Semi-adjustable Articulators

    • Fully Adjustable Articulators

  • Material Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)

    • Aluminum

    • Brass

    • Stainless Steel

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)

    • Hospitals

    • Specialty Clinics

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

      • South Korea

      • Thailand

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

      • Argentina

      • Colombia

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

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