Dental Impression Material Market Research, 2031
The global dental impression material market was valued at $878.10 million in 2021, and is projected to reach $2.14 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 9.5% from 2022 to 2031.Dental impression is a method of negative imprinting of teeth, gums, or other structures inside of the mouth. There are three types of dental impressions such as the preliminary dental impression, the final impression, and bite registration. The use of preliminary impressions for the diagnosis purpose or making different prostheses such as crowns and dentures. Final impressions are sent to the dental laboratory for the fabrication of the dental restorations. This may include the crowns, bridges, dentures, retainers, and others. The materials used for dental impressions include alginate, polyether, and silicone.
The key factors that drive the growth of the market are the rise in the incidence of dental disorders, the increase in demand for cosmetic dentistry and the rise in awareness about oral health. In addition, the rise in the prevalence of endodontic disease and the rise in the number of root canal procedures growing dental tourism in developing countries like China, Singapore, Indonesia, and others are expected to drive the demand for the dental impression material market during the forecast period. Moreover, the rise in the prevalence of periodontal disorder, and dental caries among the population are the key factor boost the growth of the market. For instance, according to Global Burden of Disease in 2020, untreated dental caries (tooth decay) in permanent teeth is the most common health condition in the world and it was estimated that about 530 million around the world suffer from dental caries.
Furthermore, the increase in the adoption of mouthguards by adults for various sports activities across the world is a major factor that drives the growth of the market. For instance, according to Delta Dental’s online survey in 2019, it was estimated that about 32% of youth football players and 24% of basketball players wear a mouth guard. Thus, the rise in the adoption of mouthguards among players to prevent various sports injuries has increased the demand for dental impressions across the world which further drives the growth of the market. In addition, the rise in technological advancement in dental impressions is the major factor that boosts the growth of the market For instance, the Miratray Implant Advanced Tray is used to simplify the process of taking open-tray implant impressions. This tray is mainly provided in three maxillary sizes and three mandibular sizes which can be used in all implant impression situations whether the arch is partially dentate or fully edentulous. However, high costs associated with dental treatment and limited reimbursements restrict the growth of the dental impression material market in the forecast period. Moreover, growing dental tourism in developing countries like China, Singapore, Indonesia, and others is expected to provide lucrative opportunities to key players operating in the market.
Dental Impression Materials Market Segmentation
The dental impression material market is segmented on the basis of material type alginate, silicon, polyether, and others. By application, the market is segmented into restorative & prosthodontics, and orthodontics. By end-use it is segmented into hospitals, dental clinics and research and academic institutes. By region, it is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA
By Material Type Segment Review
By material type, the dental impression material market opportunity is divided into alginate, silicone, polyether, and others. The alginate segment holds the largest market share in 2021. Owing to the increase in adoption of alginate material across the world, as it offers various advantages such as ease of availability, hydrophilic nature, and cost-effectiveness.
The others are expected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. owing increase in the adoption of mouth guards among the players to prevent various sports injuries has increased the demand of dental impressions across the world which further drives the growth of the market.
By Application Segment Review
By Application, the dental impression material market forecast is classified into restorative and prosthodontics, and orthodontics. Orthodontics has dominated the market in 2021. Owing to the rise in the prevalence of endodontic disease and dental caries across the world.
Restorative and prosthodontics are expected to be one of the fastest-growing segments during the forecast period. Owing to increase in the adoption of braces, aligners,s, and others to fill the spacing between teeth has increased the demand for dental impression material across the world, Furthermore, the increase in the prevalence of diastema (Spacing between upper teeth) across the world drives the growth of the market.
By End User Segment Review
By end user, the dental impression material market size is categorized into hospitals, dental clinics, and research & academic institutes. The dental clinic segment has the largest share in the market in 2021 owing to an increase in the number of patients visit in clinics suffering from various dental diseases.
The dental clinic's segment is expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period. owing to an increase in awareness regarding oral health and research activities related to dental disorder treatment are the key factors that propel the growth of the market.
By Region Segment Review
By region, the dental impression material market size is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. North America accounted for a majority of the global dental impression material market share in 2021 and is anticipated to remain dominant during the forecast period. This is attributed to a rising in the prevalence of dental disorders owing to the change in lifestyles such as increased smoking and consumption of varied fast foods which eventually leads to tooth and gum disorders. The Asia Pacific market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The high growth in this regional market can be attributed to the rising patient volume, growing medical tourism, and increasing disposable incomes.
This report provides a comprehensive competitive analysis and profiles of prominent market players in dental impression material market analysis such as Dentsply Sirona, 3M, Dental Products Company, Keystone Industries, Henry Schein, Mitsui Chemicals, Parkell, Inc, Kettenbach GmbH & Co. KG, Ultradent Products and Zeast Dental Solutions.
Key Benefits for Stakeholders
- The study provides an in-depth analysis of the dental impression material market trends with current trends and future estimations to elucidate the imminent investment pockets in the market.
- The report provides a quantitative analysis from 2021 to 2031 to enable stakeholders to capitalize on prevailing market opportunities.
- Extensive analysis by material type, application, and end user help understand various trends and prevailing opportunities in the dental industry.
- Key players within the market are profiled in this report and their strategies are analyzed thoroughly, which predict the competitive outlook of global dental impression market.
- Quantitative analysis of the current market and forecasts would assist stakeholders to design business strategies accordingly.
- Porter’s five forces analysis examines the competitive market structure and provides a deeper understanding of the influencing factors for entry and expansion.
Dental Impression Material Market Report Highlights
By Material Type
Key Market Players
Scott's Dental Supply, 3M, Kerr Dental, Pyrax Polymers, Thommen Medical, Dentsply Sirona Inc., Hiossen Implant, Keystone Dental, Inc., zhermack s.p.a., GC AMERICA, INC.
According to the insights of the CXOs, the dental impression material market has gained prominence in 2021, and is expected to witness a significant rise in the near future due to the increased demand for cosmetic dentistry. In addition, increase in incidences of dental disorder and rise in emergence of advanced innovative impression materials are the key factors that drive the market growth. In addition, the dental impression material market gained interest of healthcare & pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, owing to high utilization of dental impression for treatment of dental disorders. This leads to increase in demand for dental impression materials and drives the growth of the market. Moreover, rise in well-equipped hospitals and dental clinics for the dental disorders and increase in awareness among people for oral health in the region is responsible for the growth of the market.
Further, North America is expected to witness highest growth, in terms of revenue, owing to developed healthcare infrastructure, increased burden of dental disorder and technological advancement.
Asia-Pacific was the second largest contributor to the market in 2021, and is expected to register the fastest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to rise in number of dental diseases, presence of key players and increase in demand for cosmetic dentistry. In addition, high cost associated with service provided by emerging key players is anticipated to restrain the market growth during the forecast period.