The Europe dental x-ray market is expected to reach US$ 1,840.70 million by 2027 from US$ 1,018.96 million in 2019; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% from 2020 to 2027.
The growth of the Europe dental x-ray market is attributed to the increasing incidence of dental diseases, growing awareness about dental conditions, and implementation of dental awareness programs. Moreover, the rising number of product launches and the growing demand for advanced dental imaging technologies present lucrative opportunities for the growth of the market players during 2020–2027. However, the high cost of procedures limits the growth of market in this region.
In Europe, there has been a rise in the prevalence of dental and oral conditions such as tooth loss, root canal, dry mouth, cavities, and biting difficulties. Tooth loss, root canal, and cavities are the primary dental problems faced by the people around the world. As per the data published by Oral Health Foundation in 2020, ~31% of the people in the UK suffer from tooth decay. Moreover, ~8,300 new cases of mouth cancer are diagnosed each year in the UK. 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. According to the European Commission (EC), the cancer of lips and oral cavity is the 12th most common cancer type in the European Union (EU). Moreover, according to the EU data, more than 50% of European population suffers from periodontitis, from which ~10% has severe dental diseases.
Based on product, the Europe dental x-ray market is segmented into digital and analog. In 2019, the digital product segment held a larger share of the market, and it is further expected to register a higher CAGR during the forecast period.
A few major primary and secondary sources referred to while preparing the report on the dental x-ray market are the WHO, Ministry of Health and Prevention, and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.