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Focus on Caries Prevention Spurs Sales of Dental Preventive Supplies, Says New Report

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013


San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 -- Preventive dental care is emerging as one of the most widely used approaches in dental practice. By adopting various oral hygiene products and dental treatments, occurrence of oral problems such as tooth decay and gum disease can be brought down significantly. Preventive dentistry is also aimed at cutting down the need for dental treatment by adopting preventive measures, thereby reducing costs associated with procedures such as extractions and fillings. The market is witnessing continuous developments with respect to products and materials that are aimed at ensuring long-term benefits to patients, according to a new market research report from Global Industry Analysts Inc.

The dental preventive products market is significantly influenced by the economic environment, socioeconomic background of patients, and discretionary spending levels. Growth in the market is driven by the increasing risk of dental caries and gum diseases among people of all age groups, and the shifting focus of dental professionals from treatment to prevention. Increasing awareness about the likely implications of untreated dental caries is also contributing to the rising demand for preventive dental care products such as fluoride gels, prophylactic pastes, and dental sealants, among others. Further, consumer emphasis on aesthetics and availability of greater insurance coverage are fuelling sales of preventive dental supplies.

As stated by the new market research report on Dental Preventive Supplies, the United States represents the single largest market worldwide. The need to cut down costs incurred in the treatment of dental conditions among children is driving the government to encourage dental preventive measures among children, particularly from low-income households. Among the strategies employed is the use of dental sealants on the surfaces of molars in children. Asia-Pacific represents the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 4.0% over the analysis period.

Major players covered in the report include 3M ESPE AG, Angelus Indústria de Produtos Odontológicos S/A, Biotrol, DENTSPLY International Inc., GC America Inc., Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc., Mydent International Inc., Preventive Technologies Inc., TePe Munhygienprodukter AB, Ultradent Products Inc., VOCO GmbH, and Water Pik Inc.

The research report titled “Dental Preventive Supplies: A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, issues, company profiles, and strategic corporate activities. The report provides market estimates and projections for major geographic markets including the US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

For more details about this comprehensive market research report, please visit

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