Dental Laboratory Handpieces Market Size & Share, by Type (High Speed, Low Speed); End-user (Laboratory, Hospital, Dental Clinics) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Feb 07, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024-2036

Dental Laboratory Handpieces Market size is poised to reach USD 14.6 Billion by the end of 2036, growing at a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of the dental laboratory handpieces was USD 6.3 Billion. The reason behind the growth is impelled by the rising prevalence of oral disorders and issues, worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases globally. Moreover, the report stated that an estimated 2.3 billion people suffer from dental caries in their permanent teeth, while more than 530 million children suffer from caries of primary teeth. Most of these issues are preventable. Furthermore, the rising oral health awareness amongst the people is further anticipated to boost the market growth.

The growing advancements in dentistry are believed to fuel the dental laboratory handpieces market growth. Dental procedures are now quicker, more comfortable, and last longer owing to advancements in the field which have been revolutionizing the dental sector for many years, contributing to cost savings and growth, and allowing dentists to work more productively, provide patients with better treatment, and diagnose patients more accurately.

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Dental Laboratory Handpieces Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Rising Oral Health Awareness - The majority of oral health promotion initiatives including mass media initiatives have the potential to be beneficial in enhancing oral health behaviors, leading to a higher demand for dental laboratory handpieces.
  • Growing Geriatric Population- The elderly will inevitably experience issues with their teeth and conditions including xerostomia, periodontal disease, and root caries, particularly if oral hygiene is neglected. Seniors with poor dental health may be in pain, have trouble with their jaw and mouth, and may have tooth discoloration, and dry mouth. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in six individuals on the planet will be 60 years of age or older by 2030.
  • Surging Intake of Cane Sugar- Consuming added sugars in large amounts is harmful to health, and is more likely to cause dental caries, diabetes, blood sugar, heart disease, cancer, obesity, gum disease, and tooth decay, which in turn will drive up the demand for dental laboratory handpieces on a global scale.


  • Lack of Awareness for Oral Health in Underdeveloped Countries- The majority of people in these areas are ignorant of the connection between systemic illnesses or disorders and good oral hygiene, which is more likely to cause oral diseases among all age groups, including children. Population subgroups with low levels of economic resources, education, dental care accessibility, and social influence, are disproportionately affected by oral illnesses and have never gone to the dentist or had a dental examination.
  • Absence of enough dentists in low- and middle- middle-income nations may limit the adoption of dental laboratory handpieces
  • The exorbitant cost of dental procedures makes it challenging for some laboratories to invest in high-quality equipment.

Dental Laboratory Handpieces Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year



~ 7.9%

Base Year Market Size (2023)

~ USD 6.3 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

~ USD 14.6 Billion

Regional Scope

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

Type (High-speed, Low-speed)

The high-speed segment in the dental laboratory handpieces market is estimated to gain a robust revenue share of 61% in the coming years owing to its fast effectiveness, high performance, and ease offered to the dentist while treating a patient. In the dentistry field, the high-speed handpieces is regarded as a precise tool, which is used to remove hard tissues and is seen to be quite versatile. The high-speed handpieces is thought to be the greatest instrument to use when compared to other handpieces kinds since it may be used without heat, pressure, or vibration, and is considered useful when creating the structure of a tooth after the tooth's surface has been prepped using bonding materials. There are different kinds of fast-speed handpieces such as the air-turbine handpieces, which is the most widely used technique to quickly remove the tooth structure without harming the pulp, and the electric-driven high-speed handpieces will power the motor via the control unit. Compared to air-turbine handpieces, they can handle heavy loads with ease, providing superior cutting.

In addition, the low-speed handpieces and attachments are the most affordable option that can be used to completely clean and polish teeth, remove resin, and prepare and remove cavities. This unique handpieces enlarges the targeted area and illuminates the mouth using a fiber optic light source, by causing minimal damage to the tooth. 

End-User (Laboratory, Hospital, Dental Clinics)

The dental clinics segment in the dental laboratory handpieces market is set to garner a notable share shortly. Dental laboratory handpieces are primarily used to meet the medical needs of hospitals, and dental clinics with a focus on providing cost-effective solutions for oral conditions such as cavities, and more. These handpieces are designed to be more efficient, user-friendly, and accurate in treating ongoing oral diseases, dental caries, root canals, and others. A wide range of entities are using these devices globally and for essential procedures such as dental fillings, bridge placements, and root canals, these servers play an important role in the world of dental medicine by catering to multiple needs without excessive spending.

In addition, one of the most used pieces of equipment in a dental lab are handpieces and motors, which are used to carry out the heavy-duty grinding and adjustments required for different kinds of restoratives. Moreover, dental lab handpieces are made with quiet, balanced, and ergonomic design to work on models, polish and finish restorations, trim sprues, and do a lot more.

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


  • High Speed
  • Low Speed


  • Laboratory
  • Hospital
  •  Dental Clinics

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Dental Laboratory Handpieces Industry - Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

The North American region is expected hold 47% share of the global dental laboratory handpieces market by 2036. This growth is attributed to the presence of top companies, such as Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. There is also an increase in the demand for digital radiographs, intraoral cameras, and lasers, in the region. In addition, the high prevalence of oral issues in the region, along with the efficient healthcare sector, are expected to fuel the dental laboratory handpieces market growth.  For instance, more than 85% of Americans value their dental health and consider it a significant aspect of holistic care.

APAC Market Statistics

The Asia Pacific dental laboratory handpieces market is estimated to be the second largest, during the forecast timeframe driven by the growing consumption of alcohol.  Alcohol sales are expanding at one of the quickest rates in India owing to an increase in the number of people living in cities and rising disposable income levels, changes in attitudes about alcohol and lifestyle, simple accessibility, and increasing affluence. Alcoholism may raise the incidence of mucosal lesions, dental caries, and probing pocket depth, and may cause "alcohol-induced dental erosion."

According to estimates, it was projected that India's alcohol consumption would increase from approximately 4 billion liters in 2020 to more than 6 billion liters by 2024.

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Companies Dominating the Dental Laboratory Handpieces Market

    • W&H Dentalwerk International
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      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Tekne Dental Srl.
    • MTI Dental
    • Dentflex
    • Saeyand Micro Tech Co. Ltd.
    • MVK-line GmbH
    • Envista Holdings
    • Promident Lic
    • Henry Schein, Inc.
    • Premier Dental
    • KaVo Dental


In The News

  • TKD to launch high-speed turbines equipped with an effective anti-retraction valve, which can drastically reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The design stops cross-contamination by avoiding fluid and aerosol backflow from the oral cavity into the instrument.
  • Premier Dental, announced AEROPRO – which has been launched as a cordless handpieces, mainly to provide dentists a consumer-friendly experience while performing the surgery or treatment on the patients.
  • KaVo Dental, introduced the ELECTROMATIC, a motor system that pairs along with an air-driven high-speed dental laboratory handpieces, specifically to make the transition to dental electrics easier for dentists has raised the demand for these products all around the globe.

Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 3803
  • Published Date: Feb 07, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The rising prevalence of oral disorders and issues, worldwide, and the growing advancements in dentistry are estimated to boost the market growth.

The market size of the dental laboratory handpieces market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 7.9% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are J. MORITA CORP., Danaher, Dentsply Sirona, Bien-Air Dental SA, W&H Group.

The high-speed dental laboratory handpieces is anticipated to garner the largest market by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the North American 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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