Dental Laboratories Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Dental Laboratories Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Restorative), Material (Metal-Ceramic), By Equipment (3D Printing Systems), By Prosthetic Type (Crowns), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-949-4
  • Number of Pages: 134
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2023
  • Industry: Healthcare

Research Methodology

A three-pronged approach was followed for deducing the dental laboratories market estimates and forecasts. The process has three steps: information procurement, analysis, and validation. The whole process is cyclical, and steps repeat until the estimates are validated. The three steps are explained in detail below:

Information procurement: Information procurement is one of the most extensive and important stages in our research process, and quality data is critical for accurate analysis. We followed a multi-channel data collection process for dental laboratories market to gather the most reliable and current information possible.

  • We buy access to paid databases such as Hoover’s and Factiva for company financials, industry information, white papers, industry journals, SME journals, and more.
  • We tap into Grand View’s proprietary database of data points and insights from active and archived monitoring and reporting.
  • We conduct primary research with industry experts through questionnaires and one-on-one phone interviews.
  • We pull from reliable secondary sources such as white papers and government statistics, published by organizations like WHO, NGOs, World Bank, etc., Key Opinion Leaders (KoL) publications, company filings, investor documents, and more.
  • We purchase and review investor analyst reports, broker reports, academic commentary, government quotes, and wealth management publications for insightful third-party perspectives.

Analysis: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilized different methods of dental laboratories market data depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Research Efforts: Bottom-up Approach for estimating and forecasting demand size and opportunity, top-down Approach for new product forecasting and penetration, and combined approach of both Bottom-up and Top-down for full coverage analysis.

  • Value-Chain-Based Sizing & Forecasting: Supply-side estimates for understanding potential revenue through competitive benchmarking, forecasting, and penetration modeling.

  • Demand-side estimates for identifying parent and ancillary markets, segment modeling, and heuristic forecasting.

  • Qualitative Functional Deployment (QFD) Modelling for market share assessment.

Market formulation and validation: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilize different methods of data analysis depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Formulation: This step involves the finalization of market numbers. This step on an internal level is designed to manage outputs from the Data Analysis step.

  • Data Normalization: The final market estimates and forecasts are then aligned and sent to industry experts, in-panel quality control managers for validation.

  • This step also entails the finalization of the report scope and data representation pattern.

  • Validation: The process entails multiple levels of validation. All these steps run in parallel, and the study is forwarded for publishing only if all three levels render validated results.

Dental Laboratories Market Categorization:

The dental laboratories market was categorized into three segments, namely product (Restorative, Orthodontic, Endodontic, Oral Care, Implant), equipment type (Dental Radiology Equipment, Dental Lasers, Systems & Parts, Laboratory Machines, Hygiene Maintenance Devices), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa).

Segment Market Methodology:

The dental laboratories market was segmented into product, equipment type, and region. The demand at a segment level was deduced using a funnel method. Concepts like the TAM, SAM, SOM, etc., were put into practice to understand the demand. We at GVR deploy three methods to deduce market estimates and determine forecasts. These methods are explained below:

Market research approaches: Bottom-up

  • Demand estimation of each product across countries/regions summed up to from the total market.

  • Variable analysis for demand forecast.

  • Demand estimation via analyzing paid database, and company financials either via annual reports or paid database.

  • Primary interviews for data revalidation and insight collection.

Market research approaches: Top-down

  • Used extensively for new product forecasting or analyzing penetration levels.

  • Tool used invoice product flow and penetration models Use of regression multi-variant analysis for forecasting Involves extensive use of paid and public databases.

  • Primary interviews and vendor-based primary research for variable impact analysis.

Market research approaches: Combined

  • This is the most common method. We apply concepts from both the top-down and bottom-up approaches to arrive at a viable conclusion.

Regional Market Methodology:

The dental laboratories market was analyzed at a regional level. The globe was divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, keeping in focus variables like consumption patterns, export-import regulations, consumer expectations, etc. These regions were further divided into nineteen countries, namely, the U.S.; Canada; the UK; Germany; France; Italy; Spain; China; India; Japan; Australia; South Korea; Mexico; Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE.

All three above-mentioned market research methodologies were applied to arrive at regional-level conclusions. The regions were then summed up to form the global market.

Dental laboratories market companies & financials:

The dental laboratories market was analyzed via companies operating in the sector. Analyzing these companies and cross-referencing them to the demand equation helped us validate our assumptions and conclusions. Key market players analyzed include:

  • Dentsply International and Sirona merged in February 2016 to form Dentsply Sirona. It is a manufacturer and marketer of various oral and dental health products along with other consumables for dental procedures. The company operates in consumables, technologies, and equipment segments. Its dental supplies include endodontic instruments & materials, prophylaxis pastes, dental anesthetics, dental sealants, restorative materials, impression materials, tooth whiteners, and topical fluoride products, and small equipment products comprised of dental hand pieces, dental diagnostic systems, intraoral curing light systems, and ultrasonic scalers & polishers. The company is present in over 120 countries, with its principal manufacturing and distribution units situated in the U.S., Belgium, Switzerland, Brazil, Germany, France, Mexico, Italy, New Zealand, China, Japan, Poland, Puerto Rico, and the Netherlands.

  • Envista Holdings Corporation operates in the dental products sector and is one of the largest global dental products firms. The firm comprises three operating companies within the dental segment—Nobel Biocare Systems, KaVo Kerr, and Ormco. Products include dental implants, orthodontic products, digital imaging technologies, and dental equipment. It was founded in 2018 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. The company manufactures dental equipment and supplies, such as sensors, software, digital imaging systems & other visualization/magnification systems; treatment units & other dental practice equipment; handpieces & related consumables; endodontic systems & related consumables; and restorative materials & instruments, impression materials, and rotary burs. The firm has operations in North America, Western Europe, and other regions.        

  • A-Dec, Inc. (Austin Dental Equipment Company) is a privately held medical devices company involved in manufacturing delivery systems, dental chairs, and dental lights. The company has a global network of authorized dealers in nearly 100 countries. It is involved in developing innovative solutions, such as ICX tablets, mainly for aseptic dental treatment in simple cleaning procedures. The company caters to the needs of private practitioners, dental schools, and government institutions globally.

  • Straumann AG, headquartered in Switzerland, provides implant dentistry products. It operates through three segments—replacement, digital, and regenerative solutions. Furthermore, in collaboration with various leading dental clinics, research institutes, and universities, the company develops and manufactures prosthetics & dental implants & essentials for tooth replacement. Recently, the company successfully acquired Etkon, known for innovative CAD/CAM solutions in tooth replacement.

  • Henry Schein, Inc. is a healthcare solutions company that provides products and services primarily to dental & medical practitioners, as well as other care settings. Its business is divided into two reportable segments: healthcare distribution & technology, and value-added services. The company provides software for dental office management, patient engagement, and demand generation. Consumables, small equipment, laboratory items, large equipment, surgical products, equipment maintenance services, vaccinations, diagnostic tests, branded & generic medications, infection-control products, and vitamins are all provided by the combined dentistry and medical division. The company operates in 31 countries and territories, including the U.S., Australia, Belgium, Austria, Brazil, and Canada.

  • Champlain Dental Lab Inc. is a crown and bridge dental laboratory that combines technologies and services to provide high-quality dental restorations. The company provides products such as cast metals, ceramics, and implants. The firm has trained a team to assess how each prosthetic would fit and work in a patient's mouth. The company also offers dental restorations that are only recognized by the patient and the dentist who installed them. The company operates in the U.S.      

  • Knight Dental Design is a leading cosmetic dental laboratory, based in the UK. It is a family-run boutique dental laboratory that offers aesthetic technological solutions and marketing support to private dental practices globally. The firm provides cosmetic dentistry products, veneers, implants, and crowns & bridges. It also provides services such as treatment planning, digital smile designing, occlusal analysis, cosmetic imaging, digital dentistry, diagnostic waxing, and aesthetic & implant restorations to dentists. The company operates in the UK & Ireland, as well as Europe.

  • National Dentex Corporation owns and manages dental laboratories. It is the largest dental lab network with over 30 service-oriented local laboratories and aesthetic labs. The company creates custom-made dental prosthetic appliances such as dentures, crowns, and fixed bridges, while also offering digital business solutions and practice counseling. The firm’s national labs have high capabilities to provide a complete line of dental supplies that can be delivered in the U.S. It provides a wide range of unique restorative solutions. The company offers products such as zirconia, full cast crowns, full ceramic, dentures, overdentures, partials, and retainers.

  • 3M Health Care is a multinational technology firm with operations in safety & industrial, transportation & electronics, health care, and consumer products segments. The healthcare division includes drug delivery, food safety, health information systems, medical solutions, and oral care solutions. The company provides products including bonding agents, orthodontics supplies, implants, crowns, and CAD/CAM dentistry. It operates in more than 70 countries and generates over 60% of its sales revenue from outside the U.S.

  • Dental Service Group is a growing network of dental laboratories established in North America, which offer a wide range of products and services in fixed, removable, implant, orthodontics, and sleep dentistry. It provides a wide range of tested solutions as well as cutting-edge technology that is specially adapted for each customer by expert technicians. The firm offers a full range of the newest orthodontic equipment and splints from simple Hawley retainers to complicated mandibular repositioners. It uses cutting-edge technology such as digital scanning and case management to obtain the best restoration outcome.

Value chain-based sizing & forecasting

Supply Side Estimates

  • Company revenue estimation via referring to annual reports, investor presentations, and Hoover’s.

  • Segment revenue determination via variable analysis and penetration modeling.

  • Competitive benchmarking to identify market leaders and their collective revenue shares.

  • Forecasting via analyzing commercialization rates, pipelines, market initiatives, distribution networks, etc.

Demand side estimates

  • Identifying parent markets and ancillary markets

  • Segment penetration analysis to obtain pertinent

  • revenue/volume

  • Heuristic forecasting with the help of subject matter experts

  • Forecasting via variable analysis

Dental Laboratories Market Report Objectives:

  • Understanding market dynamics (in terms of drivers, restraints, & opportunities) in the countries.

  • Understanding trends & variables in the individual countries & their impact on growth and using analytical tools to provide high-level insights into the market dynamics and the associated growth pattern.

  • Understanding market estimates and forecasts (with the base year as 2021, historic information from 2018 to 2020, and forecast from 2022 to 2030). Regional estimates & forecasts for each category are available and are summed up to form the global market estimates.

Dental Laboratories Market Report Assumptions:

  • The report provides market value for the base year 2021 and a yearly forecast till 2030 in terms of revenue/volume or both. The market for each of the segment outlooks has been provided on region & country basis for the above-mentioned forecast period.

  • The key industry dynamics, major technological trends, and application markets are evaluated to understand their impact on the demand for the forecast period. The growth rates were estimated using correlation, regression, and time-series analysis.

  • We have used the bottom-up approach for market sizing, analyzing key regional markets, dynamics, & trends for various products and end-users. The total market has been estimated by integrating the country markets.

  • All market estimates and forecasts have been validated through primary interviews with the key industry participants.

  • Inflation has not been accounted for to estimate and forecast the market.

  • Numbers may not add up due to rounding off.

  • Europe consists of EU-8, Central & Eastern Europe, along with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • Asia Pacific includes South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

  • Latin America includes Central American countries and the South American continent

  • Middle East includes Western Asia (as assigned by the UN Statistics Division) and the African continent.

Primary Research

GVR strives to procure the latest and unique information for reports directly from industry experts, which gives it a competitive edge. Quality is of utmost importance to us, therefore every year we focus on increasing our experts’ panel. Primary interviews are one of the critical steps in identifying recent market trends and scenarios. This process enables us to justify and validate our market estimates and forecasts to our clients. With more than 8,000 reports in our database, we have connected with some key opinion leaders across various domains, including healthcare, technology, consumer goods, and the chemical sector. Our process starts with identifying the right platform for a particular type of report, i.e., emails, LinkedIn, seminars, or telephonic conversation, as every report is unique and requires a differentiated approach.

We send out questionnaires to different experts from various regions/ countries, which is dependent on the following factors:

  • Report/Market scope: If the market study is global, we send questionnaires to industry experts across various regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

  • Market Penetration: If the market is driven by technological advancements, population density, disease prevalence, or other factors, we identify experts and send out questionnaires based on region or country dominance.

The time to start receiving responses from industry experts varies based on how niche or well-penetrated the market is. Our reports include a detailed chapter on the KoL opinion section, which helps our clients understand the perspective of experts already in the market space.

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