The Asia Pacific dental x-ray market is expected to reach US$ 1,116.80 million by 2027 from US$ 569.42 million in 2019; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8.9% from 2020 to 2027.
Technological advancements in dental imaging techniques and increasing number of dental diseases are the two key factors fueling the growth of the Asia Pacific dental x-ray market. However, limited awareness regarding imaging procedures and high costs of these procedures hamper the market growth in this region.
The prevalence of dental and oral conditions such as tooth loss, root canal, dry mouth, cavities, and biting difficulties is rising in Asia Pacific. Tooth decay, periodontal diseases, injuries, and accidents are among the major factors responsible for the tooth loss. As per the World Health Organization (WHO) report on Tobacco and Oral Health 2018, the inequities of the dental diseases still exist, and the burden of oral disease in countries is rising. Further, according to the WHO data published 2020, lip cancer and mouth cancer are common types of cancer in Asia Pacific. Moreover, according to data published by NCBI in 2018, ~50.0% of the population with 5–12 years of age suffers from dental caries.
Based on product, the Asia Pacific dental x-ray market is segmented into digital and analog. In 2019, the digital product segment held a larger share of the market. Further, the market for this segment is expected to grow at a faster CAGR during the forecast period.
A few major primary and secondary sources associated with this report on the dental x-ray market are the World Health Organization, Ministry of Health and Prevention, and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.