US demand for dental equipment will grow 3.8 percent annually through 2011, aided by favorable population trends and strong interest in technology updates. In general, advanced equipment such as lasers, intra-oral cameras, digital radiography and CAD/CAM systems will lead gains. Dental offices will remain the largest market and grow the fastest.
This study analyzes the $2.4 billion US dental equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for 1996, 2001 and 2006 and forecasts to 2011 and 2016 by product (e.g., hand instruments, lasers, imaging systems, instrument delivery systems, toothbrushes, seating, lighting); and market (e.g., dental offices, consumers, dental laboratories).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 30 major players including Proctor & Gamble, Danaher, A-Dec, Sirona Dental Systems, and DENSTPLY International.