Dental Laboratories Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Dental Laboratories Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Equipment Type (Lasers, Systems & Part, Hygiene Maintenance Device), By Product (Restorative, Implant, Oral Care), And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2026

  • Published Date: Jun, 2019
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2018
  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-949-4
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2015 - 2017
  • Number of Pages: 150

Report Overview

The global dental laboratories market size was valued at USD 32.08 billion in 2018 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period. Increasing demand for cosmetic dental procedures along with rise in geriatric population is anticipated to fuel the growth. According an article by United Nations, in 2017 the elderly population accounted for nearly 13% of the global population and is anticipated to increase by 3% annually. This factor is anticipated to fuel the market growth in the forthcoming years.

U.S. dental laboratories Market

Elderly individuals with poor cognitive health face difficulty in managing medical conditions, medications, or other self-care, such as dental hygiene, thereby, anticipated to boost the dental lab market demand. For instance,according to the Alzheimer's Association, in 2018, nearly 5.7 million Americans lived with Alzheimer’s dementia and nearly 81 % belong to age group of 75 years and above.

Technological advancements in dental laboratory such as use of bone morphogenic proteins and hydroxyapatite coatings as implant materials has resulted in reduced chair time, faster healing, and painless procedures. Similarly, the introduction of advanced imaging techniques such as Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) has facilitated the planning and handling of complicated procedures as well as 3D Imaging of dental implants, crowns, bridges thus, leading to better patient diagnosis.

Furthermore, increasing number of celebrities and social media influencers showcasing their perfect smiles on social media platforms has triggered a need for aesthetic appeal in the field of dentistry worldwide. For instance, according to American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 99.7% of individuals believe that their smile is vital social asset and nearly 84% of individuals agreed to be under an increased pressure to perfect their smile, thereby, increasing the number of celebrities and adults seeking orthodontic treatment. This high demand has resulted in the development of a wide range of techniques and procedures that cater to specific needs of the patients, thus, propelling the market growth.

Product Insights

Based on product, the dental laboratories market is segmented into restorative, endodontic, implant, oral care, and orthodontic products. In 2018, oral care held the leading market share of nearly 26%. It is also anticipated to witness a lucrative growth over the forecast period, attributed to increasing awareness regarding oral hygiene and growing emphasis on adoption of good oral habits for overall wellbeing.

Restorative segment followed the oral care segment in terms of market share. Technological advancements in areas such as CAD/CAM implant dentistry, digital radiography, intraoral imaging, and caries diagnosis has improved the accuracy of restorations, thus, fueling the growth.

Equipment Type Insights

Based on equipment type, the dental laboratory market is segmented into dental radiology equipment, dental lasers, systems and parts, laboratory machines, hygiene maintenance devices and others. Systems and parts held the largest market share in 2018. Presence of technologically superior systems resulting in reduced wait times and improved accuracy is one of the key growth drivers.

Dental lasers are anticipated to register a rapid CAGR of nearly 8.8% during the forecast period. Dental lasers have wide range of applications in diagnostic and surgical procedures. Key advantages associated with these devices include regeneration of bones and ligament tissues, minimal bleeding, and reduced surgery discomforts. Hence, these lasers are expected to witness lucrative growth in the forthcoming years.

Regional Insights

North America held the largest market share in terms revenue in 2018 due to the presence of sophisticated medical infrastructure, supportive government initiatives levels coupled with relatively higher health expenditure levels in the region. For instance, the Integrating Oral Health and Primary Care Practice Initiative by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of primary care dentists and encourage interprofessional collaboration between the health professionals.

Global dental laboratories Market

Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness lucrative growth over the forecast period. Progressive economy, large number of elderly population, increasing disposable income, and awareness regarding oral healthcare are anticipated to fuel the growth. Moreover, larger untapped opportunities and rapidly improving healthcare infrastructure are anticipated to create growth opportunities in the region over the forecast period.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

Some of the key market players are Dental Services Group; Lord’s Dental Studio; Dentsply Sirona Inc.; Straumann; Henry Schein Inc.;National Dentex Corp; Danaher Corporation; Champlain Dental Laboratory; and Modern Dental Laboratory.

Mergers and acquisitions is one of the key sustainable strategies adopted by the market players. For instance, in 2016, Sirona Dental Systems Inc and Dentsply International Inc. merged to form Dentsply Sirona Inc. This merger aimed to integrate technology and equipment expertise of Sirona with Dentsply’s consumables portfolio.

Dental Laboratories Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 35.7 billion

Revenue forecast in 2026

USD 50.18 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 5.8% from 2019 to 2026

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2026

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2019 to 2026

Report coverage

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

Segments covered

Product, equipment type, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

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

Key companies profiled

Dental Services Group; Lord’s Dental Studio; Dentsply Sirona Inc.; Straumann; Henry Schein Inc.;National Dentex Corp; Danaher Corporation; Champlain Dental Laboratory; Modern Dental Laboratory

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2026. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research, Inc. has segmented the global dental laboratories market report on the basis of product, equipment type, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2026) 

    • Restorative

    • Orthodontic

    • Endodontic

    • Oral care

    • Implant

  • Equipment Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2026) 

    • Dental Radiology Equipment

    • Dental Lasers

    • Systems & Parts

    • Laboratory Machines

    • Hygiene Maintenance Device

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2026)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

      • Thailand

      • South Korea

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

      • Argentina

      • Colombia

    • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

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