Airotor Handpiece Market Size & Share, by Product (Straight Airotor Handpiece, Angled Airotor Handpiece); Type (Slow speed handpiece, High Speed Handpiece); End-User (Hospitals, Dental Clinics) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Mar 18, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024-2036

Airotor Handpiece Market size is estimated to reach USD 7 Billion by the end of 2036, growing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of airotor handpiece was USD 2 Billion. The requirement of higher milling efficiency of airotor handpiece with excellent hand grip is the factor leading to the market growth. For instance, Union Denmart developed an airotor handpiece that is capable of reaching up to 4,00,000 r/min and it offers improved access to the areas which are hard to reach in the oral cavity.

Medical tourism is growing at a rapid pace due to shorter waiting times for patients and low cost of treatment, where a better clinical experience can be provided to the patients with successful outcomes. These factors are fueling the growth of dental equipment’s with advanced technologies.

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Airotor Handpiece Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increase Rate of Dental Diseases:     The ascending rate of dental diseases, as well as the rise in demand for cosmetic dentistry, are the main drivers fueling airotor handpiece sector. According to WHO in 2023, around 3.5 billion people were suffering from dental illness. Tooth decay also known as untreated dental carries was the most common dental condition according to the Global Burden of Disease 2019. Moreover, the rising occurrence of oral health diseases frequent visits to dental clinics and hospitals, and consumer awareness influence the demand for equipment. Oral diseases are mostly preventable and pose a big health pressure for developing countries and they also affect life of people for a long duration of time, causing pain, discomfort, and even death in the worst cases.
  • Requirement for Airotor Handpieces for Dental Treatment: The latest development in the technology of the dental equipment market will be aided by an increase in patient desire for painless and affordable treatment. The manufacturers involved in dental equipment are tremendously investing in research and development for the development of new and innovative dental care equipment that will reduce the pain of patients. This factor will drive the growth of the airotor handpiece market during the forecast period. For instance, NSK released a report in 2022 which states that they have developed the QuickStopBearing for airotor handpieces. It has an innovative design that has the capability to improve the treatment efficiency and safety. The company has set the target of 500-million-yen sales of QuickStopBearing by 2030. Moreover, opportunity for enhancing existing market is by introducing latest technological advancements that would help to improve dental surgical processes and makes them more efficient in treatment.


  • High Treatment Cost: The cost of treatment involved in treating dental diseases is extremely high and the absence of reimbursement provided for dental procedures are the obstacles that comes between the airotor handpiece market growth. Moreover, countries with low or middle income do not have sufficient services available in order to prevent and treat oral health conditions.
  • Loud noises such as buzzing sound and vibrating sensation coming from the equipment while operation can hinder the growth.
  • There are chances of contamination associated with the device while using it.

Airotor Handpiece Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2023)

~ USD 2 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

~ USD 7 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Airotor Handpiece Segmentation

Product (Straight Airotor Handpiece, Angled Airotor Handpiece)

The angled airotor handpiece segment is predicted to account for 62% share of the global airotor handpiece market by 2036. The segment growth can be attributed to the patient’s comfort. Most of the airotor handpieces have a head angle of 22.5 degrees. This ensures that the bur remains in the line which remains in the sight of the person using it. However, several newer designs are made that have a feature where a unique head angle improves posterior access and patient comfort. For instance, Waldent has a specially designed head size and 45-degree angled airotor handpiece which contributes to a specialized level of visibility for the person using it and maneuverability for users.

End-User (Hospitals, Dental Clinics)

The hospital segment is predicted to account for 57% share of the global airotor handpiece market by 2036. The segment growth can be attributed to the increasing number of hospitals and the rise in expenditure by the government to develop healthcare infrastructure. for the management of dental diseases.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:


  • Straight Airotor handpiece
  • Angled Airotor Handpiece


  • Slow speed handpiece
  • High Speed Handpiece


  • Hospitals
  • Dental Clinics

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Airotor Handpiece Industry - Regional Synopsis

North America Market Forecast

The North America airotor handpiece market is anticipated to hold the largest with a share of about 35% by the end of 2036. The market growth in the region is also expected on account of the availability of professional dental doctors and specialized technology. Moreover, awareness regarding dental health and a growing preference for cosmetic dentistry are fueling regional growth. Increase rate of dental diseases and the government and public sector providing low-cost treatment engage more people for treatment. There’s an increase in the supply of technically sophisticated tools that emphasize dental aesthetics appeal and oral wellbeing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 26% of adults in the United States suffer from untreated tooth decay and adults having low-income with zero education are current smokers. They are 2 times more prone to have untreated cavities than other age groups. Moreover, about 46% of adults aged 30 years or older display signs of serious gum disease.

APAC Market Analysis

The Asia Pacific market is estimated to be the second largest, registering a share of about 24% by the end of 2036. The market's growth can be ascribed mostly to increased demand from dental clinics in the region. Furthermore, China is expected to account for a significant percentage of the global market for airotor handpieces because to its huge population and rising occurrence of dental disorders in the region. Moreover, various attributes including government policies, an increase in the geriatric population, and a rise in the demand for dental procedures are making the way for the market in the Asia Pacific region. According to WHO, the highest burden comes from the untreated caries of deciduous teeth about 44% with 135 million estimated cases, untreated caries of permanent teeth with 29 % with 526 million cases, and severe periodontal disease. Moreover, this region has the most instances of oral cancer and the highest fatality rates of any region covered by WHO. Various diseases and ailments, such as orofacial clefts, dental trauma, oral mucosal diseases, and oral symptoms of systemic diseases, contribute to the overall burden.

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Top Featured Companies Dominating the Airotor Handpiece Landscape

    • Danaher Corporation
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Dentsply Sirona
    • Being Foshan
    • Foshan Gladent Medical Instrument Co., Ltd.
    • Komet Dental
    • Lares Research
    • LUDA Kereskedelmi Kft
    • Sinol Dental
    • Carestream Dental
    • Envista Holdings Corporation


In The News

  • Carestream Dental, leading manufacturer of dental equipment delivered user-friendly Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to the market to provide doctors with proper access to advanced imaging technology. It is providing dentists with a seamless transition to CBCT imaging with the CS 8200 3D access. This advanced technology has a 4-in-1 system that is built on user-friendly imaging technology in order to provide an experience that is more confident diagnoses improved patient care and rapid increase in business growth.
  • Komet Dental offered a significant portfolio that provided satisfactory instruments for interproximal enamel reduction (IPR). While doing this process, the oscillating segment discs qualify for accurate removal of enamel in all usual interproximal removal sizes and the slim design gives a clear view of the place of treatment. Moreover, aligned teeth with a natural smile is wanted by everyone including teenagers and old patients which lead to rise demand for treatments continuously and advanced solutions within dental industry.

Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 5878
  • Published Date: Mar 18, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Growing advantages of airotor handpiece including durability and less noise while operating and increase in dental diseases with rise in patient’s visit to dental clinics and hospital

The market size airotor handpiece is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 5% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are Danaher Corporation, Dentsply Sirona, Being Foshan, Foshan Gladent Medical Instrument Co., Ltd., Komet Dental, Lares Research, LUDA Kereskedelmi Kft, Sinol Dental, Carestream Dental, Envista Holdings Corporation and others.

The angled airotor handpiece segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the North America region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2036 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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