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

"Dental amalgam market to exhibit lucrative growth during the forecast period"

The global dental amalgam market is growing significantly, was valued at US$ 307.4 Mn in 2017 and expected to reach US$ 496.3 Mn by 2026. Increasing dental filling procedures, treatment with minimally invasive procedures along with the increasing prevalence of dental infection, tooth fractures, and tooth decay drives the overall dental amalgam market growth. Advanced technological evolution in the material types and new product launch in the dental industry along with outsourcing of dental amalgams and excessive usage in the cosmetic industry would drive the overall market. However, according to numerous dental research studies increase in mercury levels in blood or release of toxic components through dental amalgams is a serious issue falling behind. 

Market Synopsis

Dental Amalgam Market

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"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 growth is further fuelled with rising edentulous population that favors dental fillings along with customized dental amalgams. Wide range of dental amalgam types in the market incorporate dental experts to meet the fluctuating demand in the dental industry. Growing popularity of composite resins, smart composites, silver or gold amalgams and other customized fillings are expanding interest globally.  Increasing preference for silver and gold in the dental amalgams will also boost the growth. Admixed alloy particles are also preferred on a large scale. The quaternary alloys show lucrative growth during the forecast period.

Dental Amalgam Market

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"The dental clinics segment is expected to register higher growth by the end of 2026"

Steady growth in the dental clinics is expected during the forecast period. The changing dynamics towards dental aesthetics along with growing dental filling procedures in dental clinics is producing maximum revenue share during the forecast period. In addition, expanded use of customized materials, enhanced applications of composite resins and silver amalgams for better results are driving the overall growth of the market. However, higher cost fillings, lack of supplies, and unstructured reimbursement scenario in developing nations are hampering the development of dental amalgam market. Additionally, rising concerns about the toxicity of mercury and uncommon happenings of allergic reactions may hamper the overall growth.

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"Increasing demand for customized materials, and the presence of established players holds North America in dominant position"

North America to contribute maximum revenue share in the overall growth of the dental amalgam market. As indicated by American Dental Association, national dental health expenditures in the U.S rose from US$ 114 billion (2014) to 117 billion (2015). Major external factors enhancing the overall dental amalgam industry include, the improved oral care management, high predominance of tooth decay globally, advancements in the dental amalgam industry along with rising dental filling procedures, growing partnerships, dental tourism and demand in the cosmetic dentistry. However, in low economic nations such as Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, availability of dental treatment is inadequate. Deficiency of skilled professionals, less accessibility of advanced product types and high cost along with no or very less reimbursement structure is restraining the growth of the dental amalgam market.

Dental Amalgam Market

"Dominance of multinational manufacturers with strong product portfolio 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 technology advancement in silver amalgams and composite resins. Additionally, new product launch, merger or partnerships with dental clinics or hospitals along with increasing dental filling procedures will further spur revenue growth during the forecast period.

Dental Amalgam Market

Historical & Forecast Period

This study report represents analysis for each segment from 2016 to 2026 considering 2017 to be the base year. Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for each of the respective segments estimated for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Report Scope by Segments

Research Period  2016-2026
Base Year 2017
Forecast Period  2018-2026
Historical Year  2016
Unit  USD Million

 Restorative Material Type (2016–2026; US$ Mn)
 • Glass Ionomer
 • Silver Amalgam
 • Composite Resins
 • Ceramic/Porcelain
 • Gold

 End-user Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)
 • Hospitals
 • Dental Clinics
 • Research Institutions
 • Dental labs

 Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)
 • North America (United States and Canada)
 • Europe (U.K., Germany, Rest of Europe)
 • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, Rest of Asia Pacific)
 • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America)
 • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Rest of MEA)

The current report also comprehends qualitative and qualitative market valuation factors such as key market drivers, market trends, restraints and opportunities that gives a better market understanding of the overall dental amalgam market. Additionally, the global report also comprises graphical representation of competitive landscape based on their market initiatives and strategies, product portfolio and business strengths.

Key questions answered in this report

  • What are the current market trends and dynamics in the dental amalgam market and valuable opportunities for emerging players?
  • Which segment accounts for the fastest CAGR during the forecast period?
  • What is the impact of high cost of dental fillings on the dental amalgam market?
  • What is the market trend and dynamics in emerging markets such as Japan, Latin America and Middle East & Africa?
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Published Date:  Dec 2018
Category:  Medical Devices
Report ID:   59494
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
Rating:    4.2 (69)
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