Regular consumption of tobacco and unhealthy foods are the major causes of dental diseases. Some of the major dental diseases are plaque, cavities and periodontal disease. Plaque is an excessive accumulation of the bacteria and germs that normally live in mouth. Cavities are holes where bacteria damages tooth's enamel. Periodontal disease is one of the major serious dental disorders that cause gum recession and damages soft and hard tissues. Some dental diseases, such as cavities and periodontal disease, requires dental surgeries for their treatment. These surgeries are carried out by specific dental surgical equipments. Some of the major dental surgical equipments are hand pieces, dental lasers, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and intra oral and extra oral radiology equipment.
In terms of geographic, North America dominates the global dental surgical equipment market due to increasing geriatric population. In addition, improved insurance reimbursement policies have increased the number of dental surgeries, which required surgical equipments. This would increase the demand of dental surgical equipment and fuel the growth of the dental surgical equipment market in North America. Asia followed by the Europe is expected to show high growth rates in the next five years in global dental surgical equipment market. This is due to the rising population and increasing per capita incomes of middle class populations. In addition, rising awareness towards dental and oral health also boosts growth of the dental surgical equipment market. China and India are expected to be the fastest growing countries in Asia.
In recent time, increasing prevalence of dental diseases and growing aging population are some of the major drivers for global dental surgical equipment market. Moreover, increasing demand for cosmetic dentistry and rising number of dental clinics and practitioners are also supporting in growth of dental surgical equipment market. Innovative applications of dental surgical equipments, such as it provides less painful surgeries and faster recovery from diseases, hold immense potential for the growth of the global dental surgical equipment market. In addition, less stringent regulations would develop opportunity for the global dental surgical equipment market.
Some of the major companies operating in the global dental surgical equipment market are Danaher Corporation, Planmeca Oy, Sirona Dental Systems, BIOLASE Technology Inc., A-Dec Inc., Nakanishi Inc., Midmark Corporation, GC Corporation, Henry Schein Inc., Sybron Dental Specialties Inc., Patterson Dental and Young Innovations Inc..