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New Market Report: Aging Population, Material Advancements Boost Demand for Endodontic Supplies

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013


San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 — Endodontics is a medical field with a promising future with growth attributed to the rising number of endodontic procedures and the increasing complexity of cases due to the world’s aging population, according to a new market report. The market is also affected by the growing heterogeneity of endodontic patient population, whereby dentists are required to work with a wide range of challenging anatomical structures.

All of these factors are spurring demand for advanced endodontic supplies, according to “Endodontic Supplies: A Global Strategic Business Report,” which was recently released by Global Industry Analysts Inc. The development of innovative products and materials is expected to drive volume growth in Endodontic procedures.

Material advancements have significantly influenced the Endodontics market, with obturation benefitting immensely from the advent of new materials. Gutta-percha remains the most widely used obturation material, while zinc oxide-eugenol and epoxy resin-based cements are used as root canal sealers and calcium hydroxide is used for intra-canal medication. Biomaterials, comprising bioactive glass, mineral trioxide aggregate, and bioaggregate, constitute another focus area in the Endodontic Supplies market.

Global demand for dental supplies declined during the 2007-2009 recession period largely as a result of the decline in patient traffic and the subsequent fall in demand for supplies from dental labs. Economic conditions and the level of comfort and duration of procedures typically determine the number of Endodontic procedures carried out each year. Being elective in nature, these procedures are significantly affected by the discretionary spending levels of consumers. Lack of adequate reimbursement coverage also impacts patient demand for dental treatment procedures. The market however witnessed recovery aided by improving economic conditions, favorable demographic factors, focus on aesthetics, and availability of improved dental materials.

As stated by the new market research report on Endodontic Supplies, the United States represents the largest market worldwide. Growth in the country is led by recovering economic growth, growing base of aging baby boomer population, and pent-up demand for dental procedures. Developing regions such as Asia-Pacific and Latin America are expected to spearhead future growth, driven by low penetration of and untapped potential in dental services, expanding middle class population and rising awareness about dental care. Asia-Pacific is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5% over the analysis period.

Major players covered in the report include Brasseler USA, Coltène/Whaledent AG, DENTSPLY International Inc., DiaDent, DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH, DMG America, Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Laboratoire Septodont, Sybron Dental Specialties and VOCO GmbH.

“Endodontic Supplies: A Global Strategic Business Report” is a research report that provides a comprehensive review of market trends, issues, drivers, company profiles, and strategic industry activities. The report provides market estimates and projections in US$ for all 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.

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