Dental Adhesives and Sealants Market Overview
Major trend gaining momentum in the global dental adhesives and sealants market is increasing awareness of oral health. As improper eating habits among the current generation is affecting oral health, due to which the demand for these adhesives and sealants are increasing in the dental industry. Furthermore, increase in campaigning by government organization such as National Oral Health Programme is also positively affecting this market. Besides these, the periodontal diseases are increasing at an alarming rate driving the market growth.
Dental adhesives are non-toxic and water-soluble materials that are placed in the middle of denture and tissues in mouth to hold the denture, which are kept in place of the missing teeth. They can be used as cream and also as powder. These adhesives stick to both the tissues and the denture. The formulas of adhesives in the market may vary, but work of all of them is same such as to act as a binding material. In the report, the dental adhesives and sealants market is segmented on the basis of product type, resin type, application, end users, and region.
On the basis of product type, the dental adhesives and sealants market is bifurcated into natural and synthetic. Among these, the natural adhesives are primarily used due to their constituents being organic. These organic substances are better for oral health as compared to the synthetic ones. Furthermore, they contain less chemicals such as zinc and parabens, and also they do not contain artificial colors.
Based on application, the dental adhesives and sealants market is categorized into denture bonding agents, pit and fissure, restorative adhesives, orthodontic bonding agents, luting cements, tray adhesives, and dental surgical tissue bonding. Among these, pit and fissure category is anticipated to hold the maximum share, owing to its less cost in dental filling and its efficacy in nullification of cavities as compared to others. It mainly finds its application among the age group of five to fourteen as they have maximum cavity related issues. The repeated occurrence of dental disease is favoring the growth of this application.
On the basis of end users, the dental adhesives and sealants market is classified into dental hospitals and clinics, dental academic and research institutes, and laboratories. Among these, dental hospitals and clinics hold the maximum share in the market, owing to the increase in number of hospitals in developing countries such as India and China. Furthermore, rapid increase in technology and growing patient population have also attributed to the growth of this market.
Based on region, the dental adhesives and sealants market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LATAM), and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Historically, Europe and North America held the maximum share in the market, owing to high per capita income and awareness about oral health. Furthermore, they have the highest percentage of people over 65 years of age. Whereas, the demand for dental adhesives and sealants in the APAC region is witnessing significant growth, primarily from countries such as India and China, owing to rise in population and economic growth.
Dental Adhesives and Sealants Market Dynamics
The dental adhesives and sealants market is mainly driven by rising aging population and high disposable income. Since aged people tend to have more problems regarding dental health such as dental decay, gum disease, poor fitting dentures, dry mouth, and oral cancer. Apart from this, high disposable income among individuals and awareness about oral heath are also driving this industry. Also, rising demand for cosmetic dental treatment is favoring the market growth.
One of the main restraints hindering the growth of dental adhesives and sealants market is the high cost associated with dental care. Many people in the less developed countries cannot afford the cost associated with dental problems. Furthermore, the lack of experienced professionals is also challenging this industry.
Dental Adhesives and Sealants Market Competitive Landscape
Some of the major companies operating in the global dental adhesives and sealants market are Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc., Dentsply Sirona Inc., Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline plc, DETAX GmbH & Co. KG, Colgate-Palmolive, Ultradent Products Inc., Kavon Dental GmbH, Johnson & Johnson Services Inc., and Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.
The study provides the historical as well the forecast market size data for various countries, including the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, the U.K., Italy, Spain, Japan, China, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa.