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Dental Chair Market size to exceed $2.7bn by 2028

  • Published Date: February 4, 2022

Dental Chair Market size is set to exceed USD 2.7 billion by 2028, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Increasing influence and importance of dental aesthetics is anticipated to significantly augment the dental chair industry. The rising influence of dental aesthetics is encouraging a lot of people to opt for cosmetic dental procedures. Furthermore, rising disposable income in developed countries is expected to boost the demand for cosmetic dentistry, thereby propelling the market revenue. Aesthetic dental procedures include bite correction, modifying the shape, color, and size of the teeth. These procedures are costly and present a lucrative market opportunity.


Rising medical tourism in developing countries is anticipated to boost the dental chair market growth

Rise in dental tourism, especially in developing economies, is anticipated to boost the demand for dental chair. The majority of medical tourists opt developing countries to reduce out-of-pocket healthcare spending and long waiting periods for receiving dental treatment. Asian countries such as India, Thailand, Malaysia, and South Korea deliver optimum quality healthcare services at affordable prices. As per a recently published report, skilled healthcare professionals, adoption of advanced medical technologies, and developing healthcare infrastructures drives the demand for medical tourism in these countries.

Several benefits offer by mobile independent chair is projected to spur the market statistics

Based on product, the market is segmented as ceiling mounted chair, mobile independent chair, and dental chair mounted unit. The mobile independent chair segment accounted for considerable market share in 2021 and is anticipated to reach more than USD 214 million by 2028. This considerable market share is owing to several benefits offer by mobile independent chair. Mobile independent chairs provide ease of use and assembly, as these chairs have components that are simpler than regular chairs. They do not have complex wirings, motors, and machineries that reduce the need for replacement and maintenance, further limiting the expenses. These features are projected to propel the preference for these chairs and are set to accelerate the segmental growth in the coming years.

Non-powered dental chairs offer significant affordability and ease in operating that is expected to promote their preference

Based on technology, the dental chair market is segmented as powered and non-powered dental chair. The non-powered segment held substantial market share in 2021 and is expected to exceed USD 793 million by 2028 growing at a CAGR of around 6.5%. This considerable segmental growth is primarily attributed to affordability and ease in operating. The non-powered chair is manually repositioned and adjusted. Owing to manual functionality, these chairs eliminate the need for electric motors, further saving battery costs and maintenance fees. As a result, the cost-efficiency and low maintenance costs are amongst the major factors influencing the preference for non-powered chairs, thereby driving the industry landscape.


Ability to adapt and handle a broad range of weight offered by hydraulic chairs is projected to fuel the business demand

Based on operation, the dental chair market is segmented electromechanical, hydraulic, electric, manual, pneumatic, electropneumatic, and mechanical. The hydraulic segment is anticipated to expand at healthy CAGR of over 6.3% from 2022 to 2028. This notable revenue growth is pertaining to ease in operating and ability to adapt to broad range of weight. Hydraulic chairs employ pumps & valves to function the dental chair and readjust its position. Hydraulic chairs are also comparatively silent to operate than electric dental chair. These chairs support a wide spectrum of patient weight and are easier to maintain. Thus, owing to a host of benefits offered by the equipment, the hydraulic segment is set to grow substantially in the coming years.

Browse key industry insights spread across 1,005 pages with 2,586 market data tables & 25 figures & charts from the report, Dental Chair Market Statistics By Product (Ceiling Mounted Chair, Mobile Independent Chair, Dental Chair Mounted Unit), Technology (Powered Dental Chair, Non-powered Dental Chair), Operation (Electromechanical, Hydraulic, Electric, Manual, Pneumatic, Electropneumatic, Mechanical), By Configuration (Portable, Non-portable {General Dental Chair, Pediatric Dental Chair, Exodontics Dental Chair}), By Application (Examination, Surgery, Orthodontic), By Dental Specialty (General Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry, Dental Pathology), By End-use (Dental Clinics, Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2022 – 2028in detail along with the table of contents:

Numerous clinical benefits offered by portable chairs is set to drive the business expansion

Based on configuration, the dental chair market is segmented portable and non-portable. The non-portable configuration segment is anticipated to grow at 6.4% CAGR from 2022 to 2028. This considerable revenue growth is majorly attributed to continuously growing dental practices and increasing adoption of non-portable dental chair. Non-portable chairs are increasingly used in the dental clinics, offices, and hospitals. These chairs offer better precision, versatility supporting a broad range of dental accessories and dental tools that drives their preference.

The rising incidence for orthodontic conditions is projected to fuel the market forecasts

Based on application, the dental chair market is segmented as examination, surgery, orthodontic, and others. The orthodontic segment exceeded USD 168 million in 2021 and is expected to expand at a healthy 6.9% CAGR between 2022 and 2028. This notable market share is owing to the rising incidence for orthodontic conditions such as malocclusions and periodontitis among others. High prevalence of periodontal disease among adolescents, adults, and elderly individuals makes it a serious public health concern. Thus, the increasing prevalence of malocclusion cases is anticipated to surge the demand for orthodontic treatment, thereby propelling the business outlook.

Increasing hospital admissions owing to the high prevalence of oral conditions is anticipated to drive the industry statistics

Based on end-use, the market is segmented as dental clinics, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and others. Hospital segment surpassed USD 155 million. This notable revenue growth is majorly attributed to the surging prevalence of dental conditions. Hospitals are equipped with advanced dental set up, latest technologies, and presence of highly experienced & skilled healthcare professionals is driving the preference of hospitals for dental procedures. The dental department in hospitals also deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of oral diseases. Thus, the afore-mentioned factors are set to propel the dental chair market expansion.

Growing incidence of dental conditions in UK is set to fuel the market forecasts

UK dental chair market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 5.8% over the estimated timeframe. This high-country growth in the country is attributed to the increasing prevalence of dental conditions and largely unaddressed population. The rising prevalence of dental disorders including dental caries would propel the demand for dental chair in the country. Furthermore, as per the Oral Health Foundation, approximately two in five (39%) of the adolescents don't visit a dentist regularly despite high prevalence of oral conditions. This represents significant proportion of untreated population that set to drive the industry potential in UK over the forecast period.

Players are emphasizing on strategic initiatives and innovative product launch to expand business operations

Some of the major players operating in the dental chair market are Dentsply Sirona, A-dec, Takara Belmont, Planmeca Oy, Midmark Corporation, Alliage S/A, J. Morita Corporation, KaVo Dental (Envista Holdings Corporation), Osstem Implant Co., and Vic dental among others. These players are engaged in strategic collaborations, partnerships, and agreements to gain competitive advantage over their competitors.

Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain