Dental techniques require efficient co-operation from patients. Dental chairs are being widely used across the globe since they enable adjustment of back rest, height and arm rest to provide optimum support to the health care professional as well as to the patient. The two major types of dental chairs include electromechanical chairs and hydraulic. Electromechanical chairs furnish integration of a wide range of engines including computer equipment which is one of the key reasons towards the increased adoption of dental chairs in the global market. In addition to this, advanced dental chairs provide systems to hold dental equipment including hand pieces, mouth mirror, gauze to reduce box clutter and periodontal probe. Also, taking into account the fact that prevalence of obesity is increasing in developed economies, manufacturers of dental chairs such as Diaco, Ltd. provide dental chairs having a load limit of around 500 kg. Furthermore, manufacturers are also offering dental chairs specially designed for handicapped and wheelchair patients, which enable optimum working for orthodontists. Thus, increasing number of benefits from modern dental chairs are in turn driving the growth of the global dental chairs market.
Since dental chairs are space saving and compact and comes up with a unique technology which aids the dentist or professional to streamline everyday work, the demand for hydraulic dental chairs is increasing which in turn is driving the global dental chairs market. A dental chair has distinct color coding as well as control units with ergonomic features which are based on sophisticated engineering procedures. Technological advancements and innovative designing has led to increase in demand for next generation dental chairs providing latest upgradable features. Several different instruments which are connected with a dental chair include imaging system, foot switch, operating light, balance arm, extended tray and X-ray viewer. The Asia Pacific dental chair market is primarily driven by rise in geriatric population coupled with bolstered demand for dental restoration owing to increase in oral health awareness.
The global dental chairs market can be segmented on the basis of type, chair delivery system, end-user and geography. Based on the types global dental chairs market can be segmented into hydraulic and electromechanical. On the basis of chair delivery system, the global dental chairs market can be segmented into over the patient delivery, side delivery and rear delivery. Based on end-user, the global dental chairs market can be classified into dental clinics, hospitals and research & academic institutes. On the basis of geography, the global dental chairs market can be segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Middle East.
The markets in several developing countries such as Russia, Poland, Brazil, Indonesia, Argentina, New Zealand, India and Korea among others are also anticipated to foresee a rapid and significant growth over the forecast period. In addition to this, increasing per capita disposable incomes and rise in the global economy is another key element which is anticipated to bring impetus in the overall growth of the global market over the forecast period. Key players operating in the global market are focusing on some of the key market strategies such as partnerships, mergers, acquisitions and collaborations in order to keep hold in the ever competitive market. Some of the major players in the global dental chair market include Midmark Corporation, Danaher Corporation, Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., Planmeca Oy, Ritter Dental, SMTmax, DCI Equipment, Beaverstate Dental Systems and Takara Belmont USA, Inc. among others.
The global dental chairs market can be segmented
By chair delivery system:
• Patient delivery
• Side delivery
• Rear delivery
• Dental clinics
• Research & Academic Institutes
• North America
• Asia pacific
• Latin America
• Middle east