The Asia Pacific dental intraoral scanners market size was valued at USD 227.93 million in 2023. It is estimated to reach USD 519.25 million by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period (2024–2032).
Dental intraoral scanners are used to take optical pictures of teeth, mostly so that cavities can be found, dental arches can be scanned, and intraoral scan bodies for implants can be placed more easily. These scanners have three parts: Intraoral Scanning (IOS) Hardware, a Central Processing Unit (CPU), and a Display Monitor. By letting doctors get magnified 3D images, these scanners make diagnosis and treatment more accurate.
|Market Size||USD 519.25 million by 2032|
|Fastest Growing Market|
|Report Coverage||Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends|
Periodontal diseases affect the gums and the underlying bone structure supporting teeth. There is growing awareness about these diseases, as public and private institutions collectively highlight their dental and oral health challenges. The United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) have collaborated on a plan to increase awareness about these diseases among low-income individuals.
Various organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and Asia-Pacific Federation of Periodontology (EFP), have initiated awareness programs to educate the general population about preventive measures, diagnosis, and the consequences of periodontal diseases. As a result, more people are becoming conscious of the impact of these diseases on their overall health and are seeking regular check-ups. This has increased the demand for intraoral scanners among dental professionals for diagnostic purposes.
Currently, dental intraoral scanners are priced starting from USD 20,000, and the prices are predicted to increase due to technological advancements. However, there has been a significant reduction in prices, and many organizations offer subscription-based payment options. Additional costs like CAD model expenses, scan bodies for implants, and collaborative IT systems are fixed and cannot be modified.
This cost factor poses a significant challenge for emerging economies in adopting these scanners. Instead, they opt for cheaper alternatives, expecting the product's cost to rise annually with technological advancements. Consequently, this will likely hinder the market's growth during the projected period.
The market demand for dental intraoral scanners is driven by technological advancements, prompting key players to invest more in research and development. These innovations are anticipated to generate fresh opportunities in the market. For instance, Align Technology Inc. introduced the iTero Workflow 2.0 software, featuring improved visualization, faster scanning, and enhanced patient communication tools. Similarly, 3Shape A/S unveiled the TRIOS 4, a fourth-generation intraoral scanner with built-in fluorescent technology to detect dental caries. These advancements foster innovation and enhance patient care and diagnostic capabilities in the dental intraoral scanner industry.
The dental intraoral scanners market is segmented by country: China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and the Rest of Asia-Pacific. China dominated the market with a CAGR of 8.60% during the forecast period.
The Asia-Pacific region demonstrates significant growth potential in the dental intraoral scanners market. Factors such as increasing awareness of oral health, rising disposable income, and advancements in dental technology are driving market expansion. Additionally, a large population and growing dental tourism further contribute to market growth in this region.
Approximately half of the global population resides in the Asia-Pacific region. It is a diverse region of 38 countries, including the World Health Organization's Western Pacific and SouthEast Asian zones. Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, and Singapore are high-income nations, whereas few are low-income nations. Middle-income countries such as China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines are among the fastest-growing and expanding economies.
In addition, health is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and is an integral element of the region's economic development. Given the region's vast patient population, there is a vast opportunity pool for market participants.
According to a Borgen Project article, by 2020, between 85 and 90 percent of Indians (60 to 80 percent of children) will have cavities. Approximately 30% of children also have misaligned mandibles and teeth. Over fifty percent of Indians with dental issues are treated or counseled by non-dental personnel such as chemists.
The Asia Pacific dental intraoral scanners market is segmented into application, technology, modality, and end-user.
Based on type, the Asia Pacific dental Intraoral scanners market is segmented into Optical Scanners, Laser Scanners, Confocal Microscopy Scanners, Structured Light Scanners, Ultrasound Scanners and others
Optical scanners utilize optical technology to make images, whereas laser scanners use laser technology to produce exact scans. Confocal Microscopy Scanners make use of advanced microscopic imaging techniques. Ultrasound Scanners use sound waves, whereas Structured Light Scanners produce light patterns.
Based on technology, the Asia Pacific dental Intraoral scanners market is segmented into confocal microscopic imaging, optical ward, and others.
The adaptability of confocal microscopic imaging facilitates the scanning of dentition. This imaging technique produces precise images of the plane of focus without disturbing the background fluorescent light. The segmental growth is driven by factors such as the ability to control field depth, the reduction of image degradation, and the capacity to capture serial optical sections.
Based on modality, the Asia Pacific dental Intraoral scanners market is segmented into benchtop, standalone, Wall-mounted and portable.
There are many advantages to using a tabletop scanner, including its portability, manageability, and high image quality. Segmental expansion is also anticipated to be aided by an aging population and the associated rise in geriatric diseases and tooth loss/edentulism.
Based on application, the Asia Pacific dental Intraoral scanners market is segmented into Dental Restoration, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Others
Intraoral scanning technology is one of dentistry's fastest-growing fields because it enables precise three-dimensional imaging of the mouth, which is required for various procedures, including restorative dentistry and orthodontics. Most of the more than ten intraoral scanning devices designed for applications such as restorative dentistry, orthodontics, and periodontics are commercially available.
Based on end-user, the Asia Pacific dental Intraoral scanners market is segmented into dental hospitals and clinics, dental diagnostic centers, academic and research institutes and others
The availability of state-of-the-art dental equipment and the provision of a secure clinical setting contribute to the increased utilization of dental treatments within hospital settings. Moreover, a systemic clinical examination is imperative in assessing and managing periodontal diseases and their associated therapies. Consequently, the anticipated growth in the dental sector is expected to be propelled by highly skilled dental professionals working in dental hospitals and clinics.
Furthermore, the anticipated increase in the adoption of scanners by orthodontists in clinics and hospitals can be attributed to various factors. These factors include expanding dental insurance coverage, the growing number of dentists, the rising volume of patients experiencing oral disorders and teeth loss, and the increasing demand for dental care.
April 2022 – Medit, a global provider of 3D measurement solutions for dental clinics and labs, has released the i700 cordless intraoral scanner. The new wireless scanner is a portable wand with the same speed, precision, and portability as Medit's original i700 scanner.