The increase in the aging population, the number of dental clinics, and the prevalence of oral diseases primarily drive the dental handpieces market. Additionally, growing advancements in technology have also fueled the growth of this market. New dental handpiece technologies enable higher efficiency to reduce procedure time in tissue removal and would replace the market’s conventional high- or low-speed dental handpieces. The new technologies ensure a motor RPM of 100–400,000 with a persistent torque for treating the hard tissues. These new devices also comprise an automatic reversing feature for various endodontic procedures, thus gaining demand from dental care professionals.
According to the American Dental Association, national dental care expenditures totaled approximately US$ 117.5 billion in 2015. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that cavities are one of the most common chronic conditions reported in the United States. In recent years, there has been a rise in dental programs organized by various government and private bodies, increasing the use of dental handpieces across the globe. There has been a rise in awareness of dental hygiene across the globe in recent years, which has increased the rates of preventive dental check-ups, thus catalyzing overall market growth. The high cost of newer and more advanced dental handpieces and the growth of newer alternative technologies, such as laser techniques, could have a negative impact on the overall growth of the market during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.
The dental handpiece market has an extensive global outreach owing to the growing awareness across geographies. North America enjoyed supremacy in 2017 owing to the growing dental care expenditure, changing lifestyle and food habits leading to an increase in tooth decay, and many market leaders being headquartered in this region. Low and middle-income economies would notice the fastest CAGR owing to the growing awareness of dental health and the growing number of preventive dental check-ups organized by various organizations.
The global dental handpieces market is segmented as follows:
- Air-Driven Handpieces
- Electric Handpieces
- Hybrid air-electric handpieces
By end user
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
- GCC Countries
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East and Africa
The major industrial players enjoying dominance in this market include A-Dec, Inc., Being Foshan Medical Equipment Co., Ltd., Bien-Air Dental SA, Danaher Corp., Dentatus AB, Dentsply Sirona, Inc., Morita Corp., Nouvag AG, NSK Ltd., SciCan Ltd., and W&H.
This report offers the following:
- An overview of the global dental handpiece market
- Market outlook and in-depth analysis for the period from 2016 to 2026, with 2016 as the historical year and 2017 as the base year
- Annual growth rates for the period from 2018 to 2026 pertaining to the entire market and each segment have also been included in this report.
- Qualitative information with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and restraints
- A complete understanding of the competitive landscape and profiles of key market players