Dental Supplies Market to Cross $21.8 billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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Global market for dental supplies is projected to exceed $21.8 billion by 2015, driven by aging population, increasing demand for preventive and cosmetic dental procedures, and technological developments.

Dental Supplies: A Global Strategic Business Report

Market for dental supplies is characterized by presence of well-established, traditional segments such as prosthetics and relatively new markets such as dental implants. Growth in the overall dental products market is, to an extent, determined by disposable income of consumers and an emphasis on preventive and aesthetic functions rather than curative. Demand for dental products and services is projected to remain healthy due to growing incidence of cosmetic treatment, new products that reduce patient discomfort, increased health consciousness and growing number of dental implants. However, growth in the conventional supplies category may be tempered due to emerging procedures and technologies that require fewer supplies and materials.

United States, Japan, and Europe collectively dominate the worldwide dental supplies market, with over 80% share of sales in 2008, as stated in a recent report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Global Prosthetic supplies market is projected to reach US$8.1 billion by the year 2010. Dental implants in recent years witnessed high demand with more and more physicians opting for implants over traditional dentures. Increasing popularity of the implants is primarily attributed to a high success rate, longer-lasting duration, increasing acceptance among consumers, and enhanced esthetics. Dental implants market in the United States is projected to reach US$1.3 billion by 2010. Growing concerns of patients regarding aesthetics, innovative restorative materials, an ageing population, are factors spurring growth in the European aesthetic and prosthetics market. orthodontic supplies market in the region is estimated at US$311 million for 2008.

Due to significant variations in economic development across Asia, dental care market varies widely across different countries. Rapid growth in living standards has induced greater realization about the quality of medical and dental services in countries such as India and China. Consequently, these countries are exhibiting soaring demand for modern and sophisticated technology and equipment in dental market.

Overall market for dental supplies is fragmented although a handful of players enjoy a long presence in several segments. Key players profiled in the study include 3M ESPE, Biomet 3i, Inc., Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., Dentsply International, Inc., GC Corporation, Heraeus Kulzer GmbH, Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Nobel Biocare AB, Shofu, Inc., Straumann AG, Zimmer Dental Inc

More than 80% of the global dental implants market is held by Biomet, Dentsply, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, and Zimmer.

The report titled "Dental Supplies: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive insight into factors influencing market growth, trends in select product categories, and market penetration of dental implants in various geographic markets. The report enumerates recent developments, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic industry activities. Product segments analyzed include Orthodontic Supplies, Dental Implants, Prosthetic Supplies, Infection Control Products, Endodontic Supplies, Restorative Supplies, and Preventive Supplies. The report analyzes the current and future projections over the period 2001-2015, while historic analytics provide an insight into the industry's past performance (1991-2000). Analysis is presented for established and emerging markets including United States, Japan, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

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