The digital impression standalone scanners market size is expected to reach over US$ 487.7 million by 2028. The increasing adoption of digital impression technique along with rising demand from emerging economies are the key factors for digital impression standalone scanners market growth. The digital impression standalone scanners market report further mentioned that the market size raised at US$ 149.8 million in 2019, and it is likely to exhibit a Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.9% during the forecast period 2020 to 2028.

The increasing adoption of digital impression technique

The increasing adoption of digital impression technique along with decreasing cost and easy availability of lightweight handy tools are the key factors for the growth of the global digital impression standalone scanners market growth. As per a recent article, the elastomeric impression costs around US$ 40.0 per full arch beside the digital scanning costs less for dentists due to less material usage. Furthermore, the increased technological advancement has led to the introduction of convenient and low-cost devices which is further estimated to enhance the global digital impression technique market growth over the forecast period.

Rising demand from developing countries

The rising demand for digital impression standalone scanners in emerging nations such as India, China, Brazil, and others due to the benefit of the technology to remove inaccuracies and imperfections is one of the key drivers anticipated to enhance the global digital impression standalone scanners market growth during the forecast period. Furthermore, the rising adoption of digital impression standalone scanners among orthodontists and oral surgeons are other key factors driving the global market demand in the years to come.

Alchemy Research and Analytics LLP, has observed the impact of the ongoing COVID‑19 pandemic on the digital impression standalone scanners market for the years 2020 and 2021. As per our extensive secondary and primary research, the demand for digital impression standalone scanners has decreased. The dentist organizations across the globe recommending to postpone the elective procedure for few months. For instance, in March 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommended to postpone the elective procedures for few months due to high risk to dental surgeons during the COVID-19 period.

Key Manufacturers Aim to Enhance Their Portfolios by Partnerships

According to Alchemy Research and Analytics major market players in the digital impression, standalone scanners market are focusing on strategies such as partnerships, collaboration, acquisitions, and mergers to enhance their geographic presence as well as product portfolio. The digital impression standalone scanners market is highly fragmented.

Alchemy Market Research lists out the names of key market players in the digital impression standalone scanners market. They are as follows:

  • 3M ESPE (3M Company)
  • 3Shape A/S
  • Align Technology Inc.
  • Carestream Health Inc.
  • Densys3D Ltd.
  • Glidewell Laboratories
  • Hint-Els GmbH
  • Ormco Corporation
  • Planmeca Oy
  • Sirona Dental Systems Inc.

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Further Report Findings-

  • The Asia Pacific is presumed to witness the fastest growth in the years to come owing to the growing demand for technologically advanced products along with the growing emphasis on treatment efficacy for accuracy and patient comfort. The rising aging population in the region is another key factor for regional growth.
  • Europe accounted for the largest share in the global digital impression standalone scanners market in 2019 due to the early adoption of digital impressions standalone scanners along with the rising focus on elimination of error-prone elastomeric impression technique.
  • Based on technology, the digital impression standalone scanners market is bifurcated into optical wand technology and confocal microscopic imaging. The optical wand technology category dominated the global digital impression standalone scanners market in 2019 and accounted for over 60% of the market revenue share in the same year. This is ascribed to the low cost and small size of optical wand technology scanners.