Dental X-ray Market Analysis Report By Product, By Type, By Application, By Region And Segment Forecasts From 2021 To 2028

Report ID: MN17617859  |  Published: August 2021  |  No of Pages: 115
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Medical Devices


The global dental x-ray market was prized by USD 536.5 million in 2020. It is estimated to witness an 18.6% CAGR from 2021 to 2028.


The increasing frequency of dental complaints, the raising acceptance of cosmetic dentistry, and the induction of inventive products are the factors, powering the expansion of the market for dental X-rays.


Because of the growing occurrence of dental caries, along with the periodontal sicknesses, acute dental injury has been described in developing as well as the developed nations. Besides, periodontal sicknesses are measured to be a concern of community wellbeing, using growth in their frequency between adults and youngsters. The variety of threat factors, linked with this complaint, comprise smoking, diabetes, stress, and inadequate oral cleanliness. Therefore, an increase in the figure of cases including oral sickness is estimated to stimulate the enlargement of the dental x-ray market.

The most important reason, inspiring the persons to choose cosmetic dentistry actions was advancing their self‐respect and bodily charm (86%), it was followed by fitness and uplifting motives (46%).

These days, showing a perfect look on social media is the most important inclination. This is anticipated to increase the development of the market. Hence, utilization of x-rays for dental cosmetic actions is expected to considerably escalate and stimulate the expansion of the market.

Effect of Covid-19

The eruption of the Covid-19 pandemic had a huge effect on the dental business, because of the substantial decline in not obligatory actions, a lot of which are canceled or postponed, with the intention that the hospitals can concentrate their sources on taking care of the patients, suffering from Covid-19.

The nations like India and the U.S. obtain electronic machinery as well as raw materials from China, which has disturbed the supply chain of numerous manufacturing companies of dental products and apparatus. In fact, nations shut down their manufacturing units. This has unconstructively influenced the manufacturing companies of medicinal devices.

Type Insight

In 2020, intraoral technique held the major, 52.7% share of the dental x-ray market, because of the extraordinary spatial as well as contrast resolution presented by these procedures. It possesses extra advantages together with the low down maintenance expenses and price efficiency. Based on dissimilar features of the teeth which are imaged, intraoral x-rays are classified into occlusal, periapical, and bitewing.

In contrast to intraoral methods, extraoral x-rays are likely to observe well-paid development, during the forecast period, since they make it possible to the check above radiation contact. Mainly, they are utilized in the discovery of bigger complaints, like wedged teeth or temporomandibular joint disorders. Dentsply Sirona has set up approximately 100,000 extraoral imaging machines, to date, all over the world.

Product Insight

Analog devices held the 59.9% share and led the dental x-ray market, in 2020, because of the reality that these machines are, even now, utilized by skilled dentists, who are acquainted with these machines.

The greater prices in the process of shifting to digital systems along with a low-down liking for changing towards highly developed systems may influence the presented practices because the digital systems necessitate excessive investment. This is expected to be the most important reason for powering this section.

The market for dental x-ray has observed an unexpected change from analog to digital systems. Digital technology is gradually turning into a worldwide inclination and its acceptance has augmented within the market.

The acceptance of digital sensors in digital x-ray machines facilitates trouble-free storing of x-ray images on software, meant for imaging. This can be effortlessly retrieved and is a superior option to films, which needs developing along with the safety for prospective screening.

Application Insight

The medical application sector detained the principal, 61.3% revenue share of the dental x-ray market, in 2020, because it assists in inspecting the degree of diverse circumstances, like fractures, cavities, and tumors. Dental radiographs are in use to assess the level of tooth decompose as well as tests for additional oral troubles, like abscesses or cysts.


The cosmetic dentistry application sector is projected to display a major CAGR, during the forecast period. Dental esthetics is fetching a growing concern between the persons, globally, bringing about a gush in insist for the cosmetic actions. During the current period, this is expected to become twofold.

Digital dental x-rays performances an important function in forensics, owing to their use in well-timed as well as fast recognition of victims, in addition to the judgment of age using appraising the phase of tooth eruption. The utilization of dental radiographic imaging in forensic dentistry has improved, owing to the effectiveness, and might also assist match up to postmortem and antemortem radiographs.

Regional Insight

As a result of the existence of entrenched healthcare infrastructure in addition to increasing expenditure on healthcare in advanced nations, such as the U.S., North America held a 38.2% share and led the global dental x-ray market, in 2020. The rise in government projects and positive healthcare repayment within this region; furthermore, increases the infiltration of these machines in the market.

Due to the increasing number of elderly residents within this region, Europe held a large share of the market, in 2020. The aged persons are extra tending to oral sickness, and therefore the demand for dental imaging is greater, between these people. Oral complaints are, moreover, common among the youngsters in Europe, as a result inspiring the requirement for the devices.

The Asia Pacific is expected to observe, large augmentation during the forecast period. This is possible because of the increasing alertness in the emergent nations of the region, about diverse oral troubles. Therefore, making possible the fast diagnosis as well as treatment. The aged residents in China are, moreover, one most important factors inspiring the market.


Presentation of innovative products, geological growth, and mergers & acquisitions are the most important policies, taken on by the manufacturing companies.

Some of the companies for the dental x-ray market are:

    • Yoshida Dental Mfg. Co. Ltd.
    • Cefla S.C.
    • Danaher
    • Planmeca OY
    • Vatech Co., Ltd.
    • LED Medical Diagnostics, Inc.
    • Carestream Dental, LLC
    • Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Report Scope

Report Attribute


The market size value in 2021

USD 1.02 billion

The revenue forecast in 2028

USD 3.35 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 18.6% from 2021 to 2028

The base year for estimation


Historical data

2016 - 2019

Forecast period

2021 - 2028

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Product, type, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; Japan; India; China; Brazil; Mexico; South Africa

Key companies profiled

Dentsply Sirona Inc.; Planmeca OY; Carestream Dental, LLC; Danaher; LED Medical Diagnostics, Inc.; Cefla S.C.; Vatech Co., Ltd.; Yoshida Dental Mfg. Co. Ltd.

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2016 to 2028. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global dental x-ray market report based on product, type, application, and region:

• Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)
    • Analog
    • Digital

• Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)
    • Intraoral
        • Bitewing
        • Periapical
        • Occlusal
    • Extraoral
        • Panoramic
        • CBCT
        • Others

• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)
    • Medical
    • Cosmetic Dentistry
    • Forensic

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2028)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • U.K.
    • The Asia Pacific
        • Japan
        • China
        • India
    • Latin America
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
    • MEA
        • South Africa

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