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3d Printing In Dentistry 2015: A Ten-year Opportunity Forecast And Analysis


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Published on May 13, 2015 SKU SMP-3D-DENTAL-0515 Category Tag

The dental industry is transforming into a fully-digital one quicker than most dentists imagined, and 3D technologies are completely altering the way in which dental solutions can be approached thanks to its ability to print a variety of complex shapes on demand, in a variety of applicable materials, in significant volumes.

No other industry currently adopting 3D printing has the same combination of high value, high performance, and high volume parts required by the dental industry, making 3D printing a near perfect fit for true disruption and game changing capability compared to existing traditional methods of production.

In fact, dentistry is such a good fit for the principal value of 3D printing, that nearly every 3D printing process and major provider can apply its technology to the space in some way –although not all do today, they may in the future. Both polymer and metallic applications exist in significant variety, for everything from surgical guides and models, casting and tools to aid in traditional techniques, to actual dental restorative components for both temporary and permanent solutions.

Readers of this report will gain insight into the multitude of applications for 3D printing in dentistry, with all of the latest advancements and technological developments for 3D printing taken into account. In addition, SmarTech analyzes the total market for 3D printed dental components across categories, so that readers from the dental industry may understand the potential penetration today and into the future to measure future business initiatives against.

Specific coverage of this report includes:

  • Analysis of applicable print technologies, materials, printer and related products, market leaders, and key suppliers
  • Market opportunity segmentation by type of application, by print technology, by material type, and by geography
  • Scenario analysis based on the varied approach to global dentistry across key regions of the world
  • Trend analysis to compare and predict the impact of 3D printing technology on the various aspects of the dental industry including labs, technicians, and patients