North America Dental Practice Management Software Market size was valued at USD 514.2 million in 2017 and is expected to witness 11.2% CAGR from 2018 to 2024.
U.S. Dental Practice Management Software Market, By Component, 2013 – 2024 (USD Mn)
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Rising awareness about oral disorders and maintenance of dental health across North America will drive the demand for dental treatment. During the past years, Oral Health America has introduced various programs for improving oral health of the American population and increasing awareness on importance of oral health. These factors should lead to greater adoption of dental procedures by dental patients in recent years. Rise in demand for dental procedures coupled with rapid demand in healthcare IT should augment dental practice management software (DPMS) market expansion in upcoming years.
Technological advancements in DPMS will pose attractive growth opportunity in forthcoming period. Advances in software such as text and images allow favourable communication across dental practitioners. Digital radiography and CAD/CAM technologies enable easy data sharing to laboratories and better decision making and overall treatment of the patients. Aforementioned factors benefit the dental practitioners as well as patient pool with improved diagnosis and treatment plan, thereby accelerating adoption of DPMS over the forecast timeframe.
Scheduling component segment accounted for USD 98.0 million in 2017. Reduction in time for scheduling of dental appointment will increase patient preference, rendering the service more convenient. Moreover, scheduling is indispensable feature that is mandatory in the dental software, thereby resulting in segmental expansion in upcoming years.
Web-based DPMS segment held 41.2% share in 2017 and is estimated to grow at a robust CAGR over the forecast period. Convenience and flexibility with respect to data management increases the preference for web-based software by dental practitioners. Easy data accessibility across the globe further assists rise in demand for web-based DPMS. Enhanced benefits will spur segmental growth in the forthcoming years.
U.S. dental practice management software market accounted USD 450.7 million in 2017. Increasing demand for electronic medical records will favor rise in adoption of DPMS across the country. Technological advancements in healthcare IT pose immense market growth potential in recent years. Thus, rising availability and adoption of high-end technology along with increasing healthcare spending will stimulate U.S. DPMS market growth.
Key industry players operating in dental practice management software include Carestream, Curve Dental, Henry Schein and Patterson Companies. These companies are adopting novel technology introduction and strategies such as joint venture to capture substantial market share. For instance, in April 2018, the Henry Schein and Internet Brands formed joint venture to be named as Henry Schein One. This will enable the firm to deliver integrated technology resulting into improved practice management and patient communication.
Utilization of software in dental practice has assisted dentists in data management along with efficicent diagnosis and treatment in recent years. Increasing incorporation of software solutions in healthcare help in reducing time as well as management of patient information. Moreover, technological advancements in dental practice management software will increase patient and dentist preference. Convenience and accessibility should further escalate business growth over the coming years.
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