In recent times, disruptive innovations and technologies are incessantly taking place in Indian healthcare market. With its high-quality digital treatment and highly proficient medical professionals, India has now become the much-preferred destination for medical tourism.
The convergence of digital devices and precision medicine is reforming the future of healthcare delivery across the nation. Taking Indian dental market particularly, the potential size of the market is vast and is expected to become one of the largest single country markets for overseas dental device and materials exporters.
According to various industry reports, growth rates around 20 to 30 percent are anticipated for the dental product market in the coming years. The Indian dental care services market is estimated to experience a double-digit growth rate, reaching up to US$2.2 billion (147 bn. Indian rupees) by 2020.
According to the Indian Dental Association, India’s population of 1.2 billion had access to 180,000 dentists, including 35,000 specialists, in 2014. This number is projected to grow to 300,000 by 2018.
Major factors contributing to the growth of the market are rising aging population, growth in per capita income, growing demand for cosmetic dentistry and rising dentist penetration in both developed as well as developing nations.
A new era has bloomed in the field of dentistry with the help of technological advancements known as digital dentistry. The digital dentistry market has shown phenomenal growth across the nation in recent times.
Digital dentistry utilizes lasers, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), or other optical sources for scanning and development of intraoral images. The digital process provides high clarity 3Dscanned prints of dental impressions, which allows dentists to quickly create restorations. This eventually helps speed up the entire treatment.
So the question here is, are dentists open to this disruptive innovation? Countering the question, there are millennials who are changing the face of the entire profession. Millennial dentists are already approaching their practice in a much different manner than their precursors. For a sustainable practice, the Indian dentists are adopting CAD/CAM dentistry methods. These methods are more patient-centered, efficient, and clinically excellent.
Vatech India is one of the fastest growing brands in the Indian digital dental space. Vatech India provides a wide variety of digital dentistry devices like CBCT Units, OPG Units, Intra Oral Sensors and Portable X-Ray Units.
Vatech India’s intra-oral range of products (including Ez Censor Classic and Ez Ray Air) are portable, easy to use and have superior image quality and has been changing the Indian digital market dynamics.
In near future, the Indian dental market will be further pushed by revolutionary technological advancements, precise diagnosis and treatments using Digital products, increase in dental tourism, and the introduction of more digital solutions in the market.