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Dental CAD/CAM Market worth over $2bn by 2027

  • Published Date: March 11, 2021

Dental CAD/CAM Market size is set to surpass USD 2 bn by 2027, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Increasing number of practicing dentists conducting several dental procedures will stimulate the market growth. According to the American dental association, in U.S., the total number of dentists has grown from 184,011 to 202,197 in the last decade. Out of the total 202,197 dentists, 5,745 are endodontics, and 10,885 are orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics. The increasing number of dentists will augment the demand for dental equipment including dental CAD/CAM equipment, thereby ultimately boosting the market expansion.

Increasing adoption of CAD/CAM technology in dentistry will accelerate the market revenue

CAD/CAM technology is basically denoted as the computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing. The technology has been in existence for decades and has been used in various industries for product designing and manufacturing. With the development in the technology and its potential application, dentistry is one application area which has gained exponential growth over the last few years. Even though the technology existed, the cost of it was thwarting the growth of the market. For last few years, there has been tremendous rise in the awareness regarding the oral hygiene, dental procedure, and the importance of dental CAD/CAM system. The number of dentists equipped with dental CAD/CAM technology in their clinic is increasing with each passing year. There have been massive developments in dental CAD/CAM equipment and CAD/CAM based restorations which has encouraged people to undergo restoration procedures.

Advancement in the dental milling equipment will create significant growth opportunities

Global Dental CAD/CAM Market By Type

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The in-office segment in the dental CAD/CAM market is projected to witness more than 6.5% growth rate till 2027. In-office systems are small scale dental CAD/CAM systems also called as chairside dental CAD/CAM system, and these are generally used in office setting. In-office systems have low manufacturing capacity and limited functionality as compared to laboratory-based systems. However, with the advancements in the chairside systems, improved functionalities, and increase in number of dental clinics, the in-office system segment is likely to have an exponential growth during the forecast period.

Browse key industry insights spread across 200 pages with 276 market data tables & 14 figures & charts from the report, “Dental CAD/CAM Market Size Type (In-lab Systems, In-office Systems), By Component (Hardware {Milling Machine, Dental 3D Printer, Dental Scanner}, Software {Cloud/Web-based, On Premise}), By End-use (Dental Clinics, Dental Laboratories, Dental Milling Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027” in detail along with the table of contents:


Development of advanced software solutions for dental CAD/CAM will favor the market demand

The software segment exceeded USD 342 million in 2020. Software used in CAD/CAM setting are majorly designing software and manufacturing software. Herein the designing software helps dentists to design the size, shape, and structure of the restorative material based on the model generated through patient’s intraoral scans. Software enables to design the precise product which will fit the patient perfectly with any trial and error methods. Manufacturing software use the designs and manufacture the product from restorative material blocks. There are two modes of deployment for the software, cloud/web-based deployment enables user to access all the necessary information through cloud servers, however, on premise deployment involves physical servers on the premise of the user. The advancement in the dental CAD/CAM software with respect to functionality and utility will enhance the market progression.

Dental laboratories segment is expected to continue the strong market value

The dental laboratories segment captured about 36% of the market share in 2020, owing to the presence of large number of dental laboratories across the world. Dental laboratories have the high-end equipment capable of carrying out multiple procedures with efficiency and high capacity. Dental laboratories also serve on contractual basis for small scale dental clinics with low capital and basic infrastructure. Increased demand for CAD/CAM restorations and increasing need for faster product outcomes are some of the factors that impel the segment growth.

Increasing demand for dental restorations and developments by key players in the region will fuel the growth for European region

The Germany dental CAD/CAM market is estimated to attain a CAGR of over 5% through 2027 driven by rising prevalence of dental diseases, and growing demand for dental restorations in the region. Moreover, increasing number of dentists are likely to generate demand for dental CAD/CAM equipment in the near future impacting the market growth. Additionally, growing healthcare expenditure, rapidly expanding economy, and developments by key participants such as Straumann AG, and Planmeca Oy among others are some factors boosting the regional growth.

Adoption of several growth strategies enables major industry players to maintain their market share

Some of the leading companies operating in the market include Dentsply Sirona, Straumann AG, Align Technologies, Planmeca Oy, Roland DgA, Datron AG, 3 shape, Amann Girrbach, Hexagon AB, and Envista Holdings Corporation among many others. These industry leaders carry out strategic developments to maintain robust foothold in the market.

Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain