Medical and dental instrument manufacturers make laboratory apparatus, surgical and medical instruments and appliances, dental equipment, orthodontic goods, dentures and orthodontic appliances. Demand for the industry's products is driven by demand for medical and dental services, which is affected by factors such as the size and age of the population, life expectancy, lifestyle choices, rising access to medical services in developing countries, and expectations of medical and oral-care outcomes. Economic conditions and the state of government finances also influence the level of spending on medical services.
Companies in the Medical and Dental Instrument Manufacturing industry make laboratory apparatus, surgical and medical instruments, surgical appliances and supplies, dental equipment and supplies, orthodontic goods, dentures and orthodontic appliances. The industry also includes firms that manufacture medical and dental furniture where the additional specific functions determine the purpose of the product, such as dentists’ chairs with built-in hydraulic functions.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.