Tooth Filling Materials Market Size By Filling Type (Direct, Indirect), By Product (Glass Ionomer {Traditional Glass Ionomer, Metal Modified Glass Ionomer, Light Cure Glass Ionomer, Hybrid or Resin Modified Glass Ionomer}, Silver Amalgam, Composite Fillings, Ceramic Fillings, Gold Fillings, Liners, Temporary Cements), By End-use (Dental Clinics, Hospitals, Dental Colleges), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 – 2024

Published Date: Oct 2018  |  Report ID: GMI816  |  Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 380   |   Base Year: 2017

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Tooth Filling Materials Market size was valued over USD 1.1 billion in 2017 and is expected to witness more than 3.8% CAGR from 2018 to 2024.         

Tooth Filling Materials Market

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Increasing prevalence of dental caries globally and technological advancements in tooth filling materials will drive the global market growth over the projection years. Dental caries is one of the most common causes of primary teeth extraction. According to the Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, dental caries has a worldwide prevalence of 35% for all ages combined contributing to the global burden of diseases. Moreover, oral conditions affect around 3.9 billion population, out of which untreated caries is the most prevalent condition.

Favorable reimbursement scenario for tooth filling procedures and increased public awareness for oral hygiene will stimulate business growth. Government of various countries have been promoting awareness regarding oral hygiene practices. The National Oral Health Program (NOHP); an initiative of the Indian Dental Association, encourages that oral health is essential for general health and well-being and aims for optimal oral health by 2020.

The global tooth filling materials market is anticipated to grow moderately due to the growing demand for dental aesthetics. Such services are in high demand as consumers around the globe have more disposable income to spend on their appearance. Also, growth in the dental tourism is becoming a popular option among the patient population, hence boosting the global tooth filling materials market growth.

Tooth Filling Materials Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2017 Market Size in 2017: 1.1 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for: 2013 to 2017 Forecast Period: 2018 to 2024
Forecast Period 2018 to 2024 CAGR: 3.8% 2024 Value Projection: 1.5 Billion (USD)
Pages: 380 Tables, Charts & Figures: 708
Geographies covered (21): U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Poland, China, Japan, India, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Saudi Arabia
Segments covered: Filling Type, Product, End-use and Region
Companies covered (16): SDI Limited, Coltene Whaledent, DENTSPLY International, GC America, DenMat Holdings, Kettenbach, DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik, Heraeus kulzer gmbh, The Aurum Group, Ivoclar Vivadent, Kerr Corporation, Premier Dental, Kuraray Noritake Dental, Shofu Dental, Pentron Clinical Technologies LLC, VOCO GmbH
Growth Drivers:
  • Increasing prevalence of dental caries globally
  • Growing awareness regarding dental care and hygiene in developing regions
  • Effective reimbursement scenario in most of the developed countries
  • Rising demand for dental aesthetics
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Toxicity associated with silver amalgams

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Tooth Filling Materials Market, By Filling Type

Japan tooth filling materials market share By filling type

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Direct filling market segment held significant share of total product market valuation, accounting for a total value of USD 926.1 million 2017. Direct filling comprises composite filling, silver filling, amalgam filling, amongst others. Factors such as easy procedure, and lesser time consumption involved will drive the market segment growth. Direct dental filling procedures are basic and much simpler in nature and starts to treat the dental issue immediately, thereby boosting the market growth.

Indirect filling market segment is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 3.1% over the forecast period.  Common indirect dental restorations include crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures, inlays and onlays. Even though indirect fillings require patients to visit for more than a day, but with the advent of improved dental technology, such as the use of CAD and 3-D imaging, few indirect dental fillings can now be performed in one single visit.

Tooth Filling Materials Market, By Product

Silver amalgam market segment dominated the industry, accounting for USD 318.4 million in 2017. Silver amalgams are mostly preferred by the patient population as it is one of the strongest and most durable dental filling materials. Furthermore, silver amalgam is the most commonly used material for the filling of decayed teeth in the world and has mostly been used in the U.S. since many years, thus driving the market growth.

Ceramic fillings market segment is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast timeframe. Factors such as better aesthetic appearance, easy-to-fill and low cost of ceramic fillings will boost the market growth. Furthermore, ceramic fillings blend very well with the surrounding tooth structure for a natural appearance, hence driving the segment growth.

Tooth Filling Materials Market, By End-use

Dental clinics market segment generated maximum revenue share in the year 2017 with a value of USD 665.9 million. Preference of most of the patient population to go to dental clinics will boost the market growth. Moreover, dental clinics have all the materials and tools for tooth filling processes at one place, that makes it the most preferred place for tooth filling procedures. All such factors will drive the dental clinics market growth.

Hospitals market segment is expected to experience robust growth at 3.7% over the projection period. Increasing incidence of dental caries, dental decay, and dental lesions globally will drive the growth of hospitals in tooth filling materials market.

Tooth Filling Materials Market, By Region

Europe tooth filling materials market by country

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U.S. tooth filling materials market valued USD 359.1 million in the year 2017. Presence of large number of dental clinics and increased affordability of the patient population in the U.S. is boosting the market for tooth filling materials market. In addition, greater awareness regarding dental care and hygiene is on rise, resulting into better patient care facilities in the country.

India tooth filling materials market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast timeframe. Factors such as better dental care facilities, increasing disposable income, and presence of booming medical tourism will drive the demand for tooth filling materials in India. In addition,  the trend in India indicates an increase in oral health problems especially dental caries. The disease has been consistently increasing both in prevalence and in severity, thereby attributing to the market growth.

Competitive Market Share

Some of the leading key players include SDI Limited, Coltene Whaledent, Dentsply Sirona, GC America, DenMat Holdings, Kettenbach, DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik, Kerr Corporation, Kuraray Noritake Dental and Pentron Clinical Technologies and others. These companies have implemented strategic decisions such as mergers, acquisitions and partnerships to expand their product portfolio and geographic reach. In March 2018, Dentsply Sirona announced the acquisition of OraMetrix, to provide a comprehensive orthodontic offering. Such acquisitions will help in supporting patient’s growing demands for aesthetics and speed of treatment.  

Tooth Filling Materials Industry Background

Tooth filling materials industry is fragmented with number of players capturing major share in the global market. The market is expected to grow moderately due to increasing number of dental caries prevalence and technological advancement associated with various types dental filling processes. Reimbursement policies such as Medicaid and Medicare in developed countries, and presence of various regulatory bodies such as the European Dental Association, American Dental Association (ADA) working towards increased awareness about oral hygiene is positively influencing the market.

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  • Published Date: Oct 2018
  • Pages: 380
  • Tables: 698
  • Charts / Figures: 10
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Countries covered: 21

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