3D Printing Dental Device Market

3D Printing Dental Device Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026

Market Overview

3D printing i.e. additive manufacturing is used to create a three-dimensional product by incorporating several layers of building material. Each layer is added on top of each other till the object is made. These objects are produced from a digital 3D blueprint like a computer-aided design (CAD) or even an MRI scan. 3D printing is extremely flexible allowing designers to make changes without setting up any additional tools or equipment. It is used in industries as diverse as the automobile industry, aerospace & defence, retail, clothing apparel, firearms and construction to create both rapid prototypes, spare parts & finished goods. An upcoming area of potential is the 3D printing dental devices market. 3D printed dental devices include orthopaedic implants, dental restoratives such as crowns, surgical instruments, and even other external equipment.

3D Printing DentalDevice Market Drivers

There are some factors which can drive the 3D printing dental devices market in the years to come. One key advantage is the cost-effectiveness of 3D printing which can spur competition in the dental devices industry, reduce prices of existing devices and encourage new entrants into the field. The second factor would be the ample customization options available in the 3D printing dental devices market. 3D printed devices also allow designing the product with intricate details like a tooth’s particular grooves, crannies or valleys for example. Companies could make products according to a patient’s specific requirements keeping into account various factors like their age, height, weight or full medical history. The dental equipment will be manufactured specifically for that patient, making it a much-preferred option. A third reason could be the reduced time-to-market and overall lifecycle cost. 3D printing allows companies to produce dental equipment within a period of hours, if not days. This enables them to serve their patients almost immediately with the assistance or medication that they may require. The main driver for the 3D printing dental devices market is largely that of orthodontics and the dental cosmetic industry. It is anticipated that the growth rates for the 3D printing dental device market will largely plateau over the next 5 years or so, leading to a stable market with more moderate growth.

3D Printing DentalDevice Market Restraints

A major challenge for the 3D printing dental device market is the lack of regulations concerning 3D printing. Governments at the local, domestic & even international level don’t have laws regulating the use of 3D printers since it has only recently entered the public domain. In the case of any adverse reaction or injury, there is no clear picture of whom the liability falls on – the 3D printer manufacturer or the dentist. The verdict is also not unanimous on the cost savings offered by 3D printing. While it would certainly offer cost benefits to the dentists, there is no guarantee that they would pass these on to their patients. Hence, the latter may not be keen on 3D printed dental devices which may reduce the incentive for dentists to invest in the technology in the first place. Another issue is the attitude of dentists towards 3D printed devices itself. Some medical practitioners might be sceptical to adopt this technology, while others might not wish to reorganise their entire workflow from a manual to a digital one. These are the major constraints concerning the 3D printing dental devices market.

3D Printing DentalDevice Market Key Regions

The key 3D printing dental devices markets are the U.S and by the E.U. on account of an ageing population requiring dental care, concerns regarding aesthetics among the young leading to cosmetic dentistry and healthcare insurance enabling them to avail either treatment. China and India are anticipated to be the main drivers of the 3D printing dental device market in the long term.

3D Printing DentalDevice Market Key Market Players 

Some of the companies involved in the 3D printing dental devices market are Stratasys, EnvisionTEC, Javelin Technologies, BEGO, 3D Systems GMBH, Formlabs Inc., Planmeca, Prodways, Roboze & ASIGA.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, types and applications.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, S. Africa, N. Africa)

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

3D Printing Dental Device Market

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

Need specific information?

In the news

How Businesses Can Utilize Market Research to Create Reactive, Recession-proof Strategies for Survival

by - Sudip Saha, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Future Market Insights

Talk Show:

The Rise of Intelligent Packaging

Personalized, Connected and Sustainable

November 18, 2021 11:00-11:45 AM PST (USA & Canada)
This is a LIVE session
Future Market Insights MarketNgage Spring

Our Clients

View Our Reports from Technology

View Reports


3D Printing Dental Device Market