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Dental Stimulator Market - By Component (Hardware, Software), By Application (Dental Training & Education, Treatment Planning), By End-use (Dental Schools, Hospitals & Clinics) – Global Forecast 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI6800
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Dental Stimulator Market Size

Dental Stimulator Market size was valued at USD 340 million in 2022 and is estimated to account for USD 829 million by 2032. Increasing number of dental implant procedures, aging population, awareness about dental implants, and favorable reimbursement policies are few factors contributing to the market expansion.

Dental Stimulator Market

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A dental stimulator is a dental hygiene device used to clean the teeth and gums. It is an alternative or supplementary tool to traditional dental floss for maintaining oral health. The market is influenced by several driving factors that impact its growth and demand.

Ongoing technological advancements have significantly enhanced dental stimulator systems. Advances in dental stimulator technology, including features such as pressure sensors, timers, and Bluetooth connectivity, are making these devices more attractive to consumers. Cutting-edge technology often drives product upgrades and replacement. Some dental stimulators are equipped with advanced smart features, such as sensors that can identify and track specific oral health issues such as gingivitis or teeth grinding. These devices may provide personalized recommendations or alerts for users to consult with a dentist. Therefore, such technological advancements improve the effectiveness of dental stimulators and enhance user satisfaction and encourage consumers to upgrade their existing oral care products.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the dental stimulator market. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many non-essential dental treatments were postponed or delayed in order to reduce the chances of viral transmission. Only emergency situations and catastrophic dental injuries were handled. Therefore, the need for dental stimulator declined. Lockdowns, travel restrictions, and plant closures disrupted the global supply chain in the dental sector. These disruptions impacted the production, delivery, and availability of dental equipment and consumables, potentially leading to delays or shortages. Thus, the COVID-19 hampered market growth of dental stimulator.

Dental Stimulator Market Trends

Increasing awareness about oral hygiene and the importance of regular dental care has driven demand for dental stimulators. Patients are becoming more proactive about their oral health, leading to higher interest in at-home dental care tools. Governments, dental associations, and non-profit organizations run public health campaigns to raise awareness about the importance of oral hygiene. These campaigns often emphasize the role of regular dental care in preventing dental issues and maintaining overall health. Increasing awareness of the links between oral health and overall health has prompted people to take their oral hygiene more seriously. Thus, aforementioned factors are projected to accelerate market trends.

Dental Stimulator Market Analysis

Dental Stimulator Market Size, By Component, 2021 - 2032 (USD Million)

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The dental stimulator market by component is categorized into hardware and software. The hardware segment garnered USD 245 million revenue size in the year 2022. The major share of this segment is owing to the increasing use of electrically connected care technologies for dental healthcare and education, initiatives by major players in unveiling innovative feature in-built simulators, and the accessibility of a large number of simulation workplaces, phantom heads, patient simulators, and accessories. Display equipment, such as 2D display units and 3D glasses, other stereoscopic display systems, and simulation instruments, such as foot control pedals, handheld styluses, and actual hand or finger rests, make up the hardware in dentistry simulators. Thus, the hardware segment's dominance drives market expansion.

Dental Stimulator Market Share, By Application, 2022

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Based on application, the dental stimulator market is segmented into dental training & education and treatment planning. The dental training & education segment dominated the market and accounted for over 69% market share in the year 2022 and is anticipated to witness highest growth during the forecast period. The higher segment share can be attributable by its central role in shaping the competence of dental professionals. The dental stimulators provide a critical hands-on experience that is essential for the development of practical skills and clinical expertise among both future and current dental practitioners.


Additionally, realistic simulations offered by these devices enable students and professionals to gain confidence and proficiency in various dental procedures before treating actual patients. Furthermore, the segment's dominance is fuelled by the global demand for well-trained dental experts, as growing awareness of oral health increases the need for highly skilled professionals. Therefore, the global reach of dental training and education, adopted by institutions worldwide, solidifies its position and contributes significantly to the overall expansion of the market.

The dental stimulator market by end-use is categorized into dental schools, hospitals & clinics, and others. The dental schools segment garnered USD 213 million revenue size in the year 2022. The development of the segment has been attributed to the increase in dental schools in emerging economies with improved simulation training facilities. In India, for instance, there are over 310 dental schools, the majority that are privately owned and have better infrastructure facilities. In affluent nations, dental education tourism also makes a substantial contribution to segment progress.

U.S. Dental Stimulator Market Size, 2020 -2032 (USD Million)

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U.S. dental stimulator market accounted for USD 117 million revenue size in 2022 and is predicted to witness substantial market growth over the analysis timeline. High dental health awareness in the country drives demand for well-trained dental professionals, and the U.S. boasts an advanced healthcare infrastructure with a strong emphasis on dental education. Continuous technological advancements, coupled with a growing number of dental cases, further elevate the demand for dental stimulators to prepare practitioners effectively.

Furthermore, the U.S.'s influential role in setting global dental standards and its focus on dental research and innovation contribute to its market dominance. Additionally, the need to serve a diverse patient base underscores the importance of dental stimulators in dental education and training. Collectively, these factors reinforce the U.S.'s prominence in the market.

Dental Stimulator Market Share

Some of the eminent market participants operating in the dental stimulator market include:

  • Dentsply Sirona
  • Nissin Dental Products Inc
  •  KaVo Dental
  •  HRV Simulation
  •  Navadha Enterprises
  •  Image Navigation
  •  Tangshan UMG Medical Instrument Co
  •  Dental Art S.p.A.
  • and 3Shape A/S

 These market players are undertaking several growth strategies including partnerships, collaborations, acquisitions & mergers, and new product development & launches to strengthen their product portfolio as well as gain a competitive edge over others.

Dental Stimulator Industry News:

  • In September 2021, Planmeca Oy, a privately-owned dental manufacturer, successfully acquired the KaVo. This strategic acquisition aimed to strengthen the positions of both Planmeca and KaVo as prominent providers of advanced dental solutions within the industry.

Dental stimulator market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million and in terms of volume in Units from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Component (USD Million and Units)

  • Hardware
  • Software

By Application (USD Million)

  • Dental training & education
  • Treatment planning

By End-use (USD Million)

  • Dental schools
  • Hospitals & clinics
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • UAE


Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy, Gauri Wani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Dental stimulator industry size was USD 340 million in 2022 and will reach USD 829 million by 2032 due to the increasing number of dental implant procedures, aging population, technological advancements, and favorable reimbursement policies worldwide.

Dental stimulator industry size from the hardware component segment registered USD 245 million in 2022 and is expected to witness commendable CAGR from 2023-2032 on account of the increasing use of electrically connected care technologies for dental healthcare and education.

U.S. dental stimulator industry recorded USD 117 million in 2022 owing to the presence of well-trained dental professionals, advanced healthcare infrastructure and the strong emphasis on dental education in the region.

Dentsply Sirona, Nissin Dental Products Inc., KaVo Dental, HRV Simulation, Navadha Enterprises, VOXEL-MAN, Image Navigation, Tangshan UMG Medical Instrument Co., Ltd., Dental Art S.p.A., and 3Shape A/S are some of the major dental stimulator companies worldwide.

Dental Stimulator Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 241
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 215
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