Dental Amalgam Market By Type (Glass Ionomer, Silver Amalgam, Composite Resins, Ceramic/Poreclain, Gold), By End User (Hospitals, Dental Clinics, Research Institutions, Dental Labs) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026

The dental amalgam market is expected to exhibit lucrative growth during the forecast period.

The global dental amalgam market is expanding rapidly; it was worth $307.4 million in 2017 and is expected to be worth 496.3 million by 2026. The increasing prevalence of dental infection, fractures, and decay, as well as the increasing prevalence of dental filling procedures and treatment with minimally invasive procedures, drive the overall dental amalgam market growth. Advanced technological evolution in the material types and new product launches in the dental industry, along with the outsourcing of dental amalgams and excessive usage in the cosmetic industry, would drive the overall market. However, according to numerous dental research studies, an increase in mercury levels in the blood or the release of toxic components through dental amalgams is a serious issue.

Market Synopsis

The composite resin type segment is expected to register higher growth by the end of 2026.

Global sales of dental amalgams will expand significantly, mainly in the U.S. and Europe. The market's growth is further fueled by a rising edentulous population that favors dental fillings along with customized dental amalgams. A wide range of dental amalgam types on the market incorporates dental experts to meet the fluctuating demand in the dental industry. The growing popularity of composite resins, smart composites, silver or gold amalgams, and other customized fillings is expanding interest globally. The rising popularity of silver and gold in dental amalgams will also drive growth. Admixed alloy particles are also preferred on a large scale. The quaternary alloys show lucrative growth during the forecast period.

The dental clinic's segment is expected to register higher growth by the end of 2026.

During the forecast period, steady growth in dental clinics is expected. The changing dynamics of dental aesthetics, combined with an increase in dental filling procedures in dental clinics, are driving the highest revenue share during the forecast period. In addition, the expanded use of customized materials and enhanced applications of composite resins and silver amalgams for better results are driving the overall growth of the market. However, higher-cost fillings, a lack of supplies, and an unstructured reimbursement scenario in developing nations are hampering the development of the dental amalgam market. Furthermore, rising concerns about mercury toxicity and unusual occurrences of allergic reactions may stymie overall growth.

Increasing demand for customized materials and the presence of established players hold North America in a dominant position.

North America to contribute the maximum revenue share to the overall growth of the dental amalgam market. According to the American Dental Association, national dental health expenditures in the United States increased from US$114 billion in 2014 to US$117 billion in 2015. Major external factors enhancing the overall dental amalgam industry include improved oral care management, a high prevalence of tooth decay globally, advancements in the dental amalgam industry along with, rising dental filling procedures, growing partnerships, dental tourism, and demand in cosmetic dentistry. However, in low-income nations such as Africa, Asia, and Latin America, the availability of dental treatment is inadequate. The dental amalgam market's growth is being hampered by a lack of skilled professionals, limited access to advanced product types, and high costs, as well as no or very limited reimbursement structure.

The dominance of multinational manufacturers with strong product portfolios in the developed regions

Major players in the dental amalgam market are Henry Schein, Inc., DenMat Holdings, Coltene Whaledent, Patterson Dental, GC America, AT&M Biomaterials Co., Ltd., Kuraray, Dentsply, Noritake Dental, Nanjing FoiNoe Co., Ltd., Kerr Corporation, Benco Dental Supply Company, and others. Top dental manufacturers are implementing growth strategies along with technological advancements in silver amalgams and composite resins. Additionally, new product launches, mergers, or partnerships with dental clinics or hospitals, along with increasing dental filling procedures, will further spur revenue growth during the forecast period.

Periods of History and Forecast

This study report includes an analysis for each segment from 2016 to 2026, with 2017 as the base year. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for each of the respective segments is estimated for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Report Scope by Segments

The current report also includes qualitative and qualitative market valuation factors such as key market drivers, market trends, restraints, and opportunities to provide a complete picture of the overall dental amalgam market. Additionally, the global report also comprises a graphical representation of the competitive landscape based on their market initiatives and strategies, product portfolios, and business strengths.

Key questions are answered in this report.

  • What are the current market trends and dynamics in the dental amalgam market, and what are the valuable opportunities for emerging players?
  • Which segment accounts for the fastest CAGR during the forecast period?
  • What is the impact of the high cost of dental fillings on the dental amalgam market?
  • What are the market trends and dynamics in emerging markets such as Japan, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa?

Frequently Asked Questions:

The market for Dental Amalgam Market is expected to reach US$ 496.3 Mn by 2026.

The Dental Amalgam Market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at XX%.

The report is forecasted from 2018-2026.

The base year of this report is 2017.

Henry Schein, Inc., DenMat Holdings, Coltene Whaledent, Patterson Dental, GC America, AT&M Biomaterials Co., Ltd., Kuraray, Dentsply, Noritake Dental, Nanjing FoiNoe Co., Ltd. are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Dec 2018
Category:  Medical Devices
Report ID:   59494
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Pages:   120
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