This new report assesses the revenues from 3D printers and related software, materials and services sold to the dentistry sector in 2016 will reach $1.6 billion but says that such revenues will grow to $3.7 billion by 2021
This second annual study of 3D printing in the dental sector analyzes the commercial implications of a number of major trends that have emerged over the last twelve months.
The report is based on an extensive interview program and offers a true insider perspective. Included in this comprehensive report are the following:
- Ten-year 3D printing opportunity and market data forecasts in volume and value terms. These cover hardware, materials, software, and services
- The first ever "Comprehensive Guide to Dental 3D Printing Hardware," which includes the most complete evaluation of available printers, materials, and other products that specifically target the dental industry specifically
- New 3D printing software analysis for the dental sector. Discussion dental printer software, application specific dental workflow software, 3D scanning tools, and laboratory production management software.
- Discussion of the latest application developments for dental 3D printing, from directly printed clear aligners to ultra-realistic fully printed dentures
- Market shares for hardware sales in 2015 by printer technology category along with a detailed hardware selling price analysis
- The impending adaptation of high-speed, layerless vat photopolymerzation printers to dental industry requirements.
- The acceptance of low-cost photopolymerization systems by both dental laboratories and individual dentists. This continues to bring digital technologies within reach of the whole dental value chain and closer to patients
- Uncertainty in the PFM restoration market in North America, but with the simultaneous rise of dental implants utilizing titanium
- The development of long-term dental printing materials for use in directly fabricating permanent restorations and directly printed clear aligners