Dental Tourism Practices is Elevating the Dental Surgical Instruments Market

Global Dental Surgical Instruments Market

Dental Surgical Instruments are the category of medical devices that are utilized in various dental surgical procedures carried out by dentists. These medical devices are designed for different functionalities, majorly made from various metal products such as stainless steel, titanium, chromium, molybdenum, and vanadium among other alternatives. The dental surgical instruments consist of variety of alternative options such as aspirators, burs, drills, clamps, wire twisters and a variety of other products. Although this category does not just include surgical products, it also consists of various other consumables, diagnostic products and other portable devices. Dental surgery usually deals with treating the teeth, gums and jaw bones of individuals and also any other disorders pertaining to the mouth.

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The Main Factors Boosting the Market are:

  • Increasing incidence of oral disease:  Dental surgical instruments are undergoing a rapid increase in demand which has been caused by rising prevalence of the population suffering from a variety of oral disorders/diseases. This is due to a large number of individuals taking part in the large-scale consumption of unhealthy products such as tobacco, chocolates, candies and other food products that are not good for their teeth. The consumption of these products results in development of plaques, periodontal disorders and other associated diseases. Presence of these disorders causes a rise in the dental surgical procedures which is expected to have a positive outlook on the market growth.
  • Availability of new and innovative technologies: Dental surgical market recently has been focusing on developing significant advancements in the innovative procedures for dental surgeries. This focus has given rise to the development of CAD/CAM technology for the dentistry industry. This technology focuses on creating highly accurate prosthodontics, restoration materials, prosthesis such as crowns, veneers, inlays and various other products. Through this technology, dentists can provide unique customized implants for unique individual catering to each unique problem. “Computer-Aided Design” and “Computer-Aided Manufacturing” were developed with a focus on providing highly accurate product designing helping reduce the adjusting time of the implants/prosthesis in patients.

The market is segmented on the basis of products such as, handheld instruments, laser, dental hand-piece, ultrasonic instruments, consumables; therapeutic area restorative dentistry, orthodontics and the end-users being hospitals, ambulatory centers, clinics, community healthcare and others

Some of the recent market developments are as follows:

  • In February 2018, Premier Dental Co. announced the launch of a new range of dental products including a variety of hygiene and diagnostic instruments designed for dental professionals. The products are significantly lightweight, and are equipped with a polymer handle to improve the gripping capability reducing the pressure required to operate these products.
  • In March 2016, PDT Inc., announced the launch of various new surgical instruments for the dental surgeries. The instruments include crown removers, scissors, reusable tray, scalpel handles, with each instrument offering their unique benefit. This launch of products is expected to bring back the focus of the company on providing hygiene and periodontal instruments in the market.

According to Data Bridge Market Research, global dental surgical instruments market is growing at a substantial CAGR of 6% during the forecast period of 2018 to 2025

Some of the major players operating in the market are Danaher Corporation, Planmeca Oy, DENTSPLY Sirona Inc. Sirona Dental Systems, BIOLASE Technology Inc., A-Dec Inc., Nakanishi Inc., Midmark Corporation, GC Corporation, Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company, Henry Schein Inc., Sybron Dental Specialties Inc., B. Braun Melsungen AG, The Yoshida Dental Mfg. Co., Ltd., A-dec, Inc., COLTENE Holding AG, Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, Patterson Dental and Young Innovations Inc. among others.

The market is undergoing this substantial growth due to the rising prevalence of the population taking part in dental tourism practices, which essentially means the patient is travelling to cheaper under developed regions of the world where the treatment for dental procedures is affordable. Therefore, the demand for dental surgical instruments from these regions is positively affecting the market growth.