Dental Adhesives & Sealants Market size is forecast to reach $2.1 billion by 2025, after growing at a CAGR of 6.02% during 2020-2025. The major factors driving the market growth are increasing health expenditures and emphasis on improving dental procedure outcomes and increase in the aging population around the world, and the raising awareness of oral care through government initiatives.
- North America dominates the dental adhesives & sealants market owing to increasing demand from applications such as pit & fissure sealants, denture bonding agents, restorative adhesives, tray adhesives and others.
- Factors such as the improper food habits and the increasing awareness regarding oral hygiene are driving the market demand for Dental Adhesives & sealants.
- Oral care campaigns by governments’ and companies are making awareness in the public and hence, market demand is increasing for Dental adhesives & sealants.
- Despite witnessing positive growth over the past few years, lower dental hygiene among adults worldwide and high treatment costs create hindrances for the market.
By Formulation – Segment Analysis
Radiation cured held the largest market share by formulation in dental adhesives & sealants market as patients feels more secure with it because acute or sharp equipment are used during the curing process. All dental practices have patients who have undergone, are undergoing, radiation therapy as part of comprehensive cancer treatment because people like to chew something in their mouth, so they divert towards tobacco that’s where the mouth cancer arises. So, especially radiation cure is used during the surgery, for mouth cancer patients.
By Etching – Segment Analysis
Self-etching held the largest market share for the etching segment of Dental adhesives & sealants market, as it is mainly driven by its ability to bond to enamel and dentin. It is perhaps the most popular dental adhesive. As it is a relatively new process, it is now being explored by dentists. Its primary objective was to eliminate the technique sensitivities caused by the total-etch technique and to develop a system with fewer work steps. Moreover, it could prevent sensitivities and reduced pain for the patient. A water-based, self-etching primer was developed to avoid problems related to defined surface moisture.
By Application – Segment Analysis
The pit & fissure sealants application held the largest market share of the dental adhesive & sealants market. The major drivers of pit & fissure sealants segment are improper food habits, young generation (age group 16 to 26 years) being more aware about dental care, and high buzz of oral care campaigns by governments and companies. The sealant forms a smooth, protective barrier by covering all the little grooves and dips in the surface of the tooth. Dental decay easily starts in these grooves if they are not sealed. Sealants usually last for many years, but your dental team will want to check them regularly to make sure that the seal is still intact. They can wear over time, and sometimes the dental team need to add or replace some sealant to be sure that no decay can start underneath it.
By Geography – Segment Analysis
North America dominated the dental adhesives & sealants market in 2019. There are increasing concerns among people for oral hygiene and healthcare in the country, and investments are being made in the healthcare industry to develop smart infrastructure and to expand the existing facilities in the country. U.S is the largest market for Dental adhesives & sealants in the north America. The US healthcare industry is one of the key sectors contributing to the GDP. Approximately two-thirds of Americans seek care from a dentist regularly, and the remaining individuals and families face challenges accessing dental care owing to this, government will be opening new and more dental clinics with will enhance the overall growth of Dental adhesives & sealants market.
Drivers – Dental Adhesives & Sealants Market
- Expansion of market towards APAC
As awareness towards mouth cancer or dental care are increasing day by day in these countries such as India and China in the APAC region, owing to this, these countries could be the biggest markets for dental adhesives in the forecast period because of the larger population they have. India is still a developing country, but because of its larger population, crores of people also live in rural areas who are well educated and very much aware about their health. So, because of the larger population the demand for dental clinics will be growing. Owing to this the dental adhesives & sealants will also grow.
- Stringent Governments’ Regulations
Stringent governments’ regulations towards health care and dental care will further enhance the market growth, as more people become aware of it, they would visit more in the dental clinics. Because of the increasing cases regarding mouth cancer globally, governments’ have now started putting more and more advertisements to aware people such as on tobacco packets, regarding their pros. So, because of these small steps by governments’ people will become aware toward their teeth which will enhance the overall growth of dental adhesives & sealants market.
Challenges – Dental Adhesives & Sealants Market
- Ignorance of youth and costly treatment
Despite witnessing positive growth over the past few years, lower dental hygiene among adults globally and high treatment costs create hindrances for the market. As youth thinks going to the dental clinics will make them less attractive. Whereas avoiding dental care at the right time can cause a person serious health problem. For an example in India people like to chew tobacco, but because of that, their teeth become severely damaged and in some cases mouth cancer cases have also been arises. So, because of the ignorance of the people and specially youth, the dental adhesives & sealants market will have to go through these hurdles.
Technology launches, acquisitions and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the Dental adhesives & sealants market. In 2019, the market of Dental adhesives & sealants has been consolidated by the top five players accounting for xx% of the share. Major players in the Dental adhesives & sealants Market are 3M, Bisco Inc., Dentsply Sirona, Tricol Biomedical, Inc, and Ivoclar Vivadent, among others.
- In February 2017, Kuraray America, Inc. introduced a new adhesive namely CLEARFIL Universal Bond Quick. It is a single-bottle, fluoride-releasing, universal adhesive with MDP and AMIDE-based chemistry that provides a unique rapid bond technology for dental application.