The global dental lasers market size was valued at USD 931.8 million in 2018 and is expected to expand at CAGR of 6.5% by 2026. Rising number of dental disorders among a large population coupled with increasing awareness regarding oral hygiene are majorly driving the growth. Furthermore, innovations in dental disorders diagnostics and treatment technologies are anticipated to fuel the market.
Dental lasers produce light for removing or shaping the tissues during dental surgery. Hence, increasing the number of dental diseases and minimally invasive nature of dental lasers are expected to drive the market during the forecast period. Advantages of using laser dentistry such as minimized bleeding and reduced need for sutures are anticipated to propel the demand further.
Minimally invasive surgeries and the short time required for the dental procedures are other key factors influencing the market positively. Advancements in the treatment and surgeries are propelling the market. Moreover, increasing acceptance of dental various tools and instruments launched by manufacturers is also fueling the dental lasers market.
These technological enhancements are predicted to offer lucrative opportunities to the market. Growing use of lasers in dentistry domain coupled with increasing acceptance of devices with novel technologies by dental surgeons are few emerging trends witnessed in the market.
Soft tissue is anticipated to be the fastest growing segment owing to the high prevalence of soft tissue disorders, such as periodontal disorders and gingivitis among a large number of people. Diode lasers are majorly used in soft tissues procedures, hence increasing number of soft tissue surgeries is projected to drive the segment growth in the forthcoming years.
Treatment of soft tissue with the help of diode lasers offer higher portability, affordability and user-friendliness. Hence, surgeons are increasingly preferring diode lasers for surgeries. Moreover, increasing consumer preference for minimally invasive treatments coupled with rise in disposable income is driving the segment growth.
All tissue segment is anticipated to grow significantly over the forecast period owing to the high effectiveness of the product. These devices are beneficial for oral cavity disorders. Moreover, all laser is a multi-functional tool that offers various clinical advantages over traditional devices. This factor is projected to bode well for segment growth in near future.
In addition, all tissue devices can potentially improve the patient experience by eliminating the need for using a needle, drilling sound, and post-operative discomfort. Owing to these features, investors are expected to invest more for the innovations in these devices and offering optimal comfort to the patients and ease off operation to the physicians.
Periodontics segment led the market in the previous years and is expected to continue leading in near future as well, owing to the increasing number of periodontics. In addition, rising spending power of consumers is fueling the segment growth.
Oral surgery segment is expected to witness lucrative growth in the next seven years owing to the rise in the number of patients demanding a restructuring of bone and gum tissue. Furthermore, growing awareness about oral hygiene is expected to impel growth.
Growing importance of oral surgery owing to rising consciousness regarding appearance and dental aesthetics is projected to drive the segment growth. Oral surgeries comprise restructuring of jaw, neck, and facial structure. Increasing number of dental specialists with improved skills to perform these surgeries is another factor influencing the growth.
Dental clinics segment held the largest market share in the previous years and is expected to witness significant growth in near future due to the availability of specialized physicians. Moreover, rising preference for diagnosis and treatment at dental clinics and increase in the number of dental clinics and specialists is expected to drive the segment growth.
Specialists at dental clinics use highly proficient devices and instruments for various types of surgeries, which ultimately augments the demand for different tools, especially dental lasers. Besides, better resources at dental clinics as compared to the hospitals is also increasing the importance of clinics.
Hospital segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.7% by 2026 owing to improving healthcare facilities in emerging economies and well-established medical settings in the developed nations. Furthermore, increasing number of skilled physicians at hospitals is expected to fuel the segment.
At times, patients require complex dental treatment for special needs, for which, hospitals are ideally preferred. Also, before performing an operation on the patient, his medical history needs to be checked, which can be aptly done at hospitals. Hence, these factors are expected to lead the hospital segment significantly in the future.
North America led the market in recent years and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 6.4% in the next seven years owing to increasing awareness for oral hygiene in the region. Developing economies, such as Brazil are expected to lead the market considerably in the near future. High prevalence of gingivitis, caries, periodontics, and oral cancers is driving the regional market. In addition, technologically advanced healthcare infrastructure is expected to offer growth opportunities in near future.
Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as the fastest growing segment over the forecast period owing to increasing awareness regarding the guaranteed treatment of dental lasers. Moreover, India is expected to witness significant rise on account of rising number of dental diseases due to high consumption of tobacco, alcohol, and other such products. Furthermore, the growing medical sector in developing economies is driving the market. High demand for cosmetic dentistry and growing dental and medical tourism is also expected to propel the growth.
The key market players include Biolase, Inc.; Danaher; Dentsply Sirona; Laserstar Technology; and Fotona D.D. Most manufacturers are focusing on product launches, innovations in the existing devices and mergers and acquisitions.
For instance, Biolase Inc. launched Epic Pro for soft tissue management. It offers improved power and innovation in comparison to other diodes available in the industry. The device measures and monitors the laser temperature for predictable, consistent and reliable results with every single use. Epic Pro is designed with exclusive innovation that allows the operator to lase with speed and confidence.
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