According to a recent report by Research and Markets, the global dental laboratory market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2021 to 2028. The report highlights the increasing demand for dental prosthetics, such as dentures and crowns, as a major factor driving market growth.
In another news article published by Dentistry Today, digital dentistry and the use of intraoral scanners and 3D printing are transforming the dental lab industry. With the help of these technologies, dental labs can now produce accurate and customized dental prosthetics more efficiently and with greater precision.
Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has also impacted the dental lab industry, with many labs experiencing supply chain disruptions and delays. However, some labs have adapted by implementing remote work and digital workflows to minimize the impact of the pandemic.
Overall, the dental lab industry is evolving with the integration of new technologies and responding to the challenges brought about by the pandemic.