Global Dental Infection Control Market - 2021-2028
Dental Infection Control Market Overview
The global dental infection control market size was valued US$ XX billion in 2020 and is estimated to reach US$ XX billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of XX % during the forecast period (2021-2028).
National Center for Biotechnology Information defines dental infections as 'dental infections are the infections that originate at the tooth or its supporting structures and can spread to the surrounding tissue.' Dental infections also affect gums causing gingivitis, which later causes periodontal disease. There are mainly two routes of transmission of infection viz direct or indirect.
Dental Infection Market Dynamics
The global dental infection control market growth is driven by the increasing use of air/water syringes and dental instruments creates droplets of saliva, water, and blood that leads to dental infection. Increase in the prevalence of dental caries is one of the key factors driving the market growth
Increasing burden of dental infection and other periodontal diseases
The rising burden of dental infection and other periodontal diseases, growing demand for dental care facilities and dental surgical procedures, increasing dental care personnel, and technological advancements are some of the factors prevailing the growth of this market. For instance, in 2019, Midmark Corporation introduced Midmark M9 and M11 Steam Sterilizers, an innovative product with the highest efficiency in sterilization. Consequently, the adoption of novel technologies for infection controls such as DAC, ultrasonic indicators and cleansers, and H2O2 photolysis, radiation sterilization techniques are providing an upthrust to the market growth.
Rise of cosmetic dentistry is driving the market growth
Cosmetic dentistry is one of the emerging segments in the market and is gaining popularity due to the increasing focus on dental tourism which is significantly driving the demand for aesthetic and perfect teeth. Cosmetic dentistry thus will be the high demand segment in the future and is expected to offer immense growth opportunities during the forecast period. Moreover, stringent implementation of Infection control programs and access to medical reimbursement policies will further boost the market growth.
Risks associated with low per capita usage is likely to hinder the market growth
However, low per capita usage of dental services in the emerging markets and stringent government regulation will hinder the growth of the market. Also the large number of unskilled dentist or traditional dentist in the emerging countries such as China and India is hampering the market growth in the forecast period.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
Dental institutions across the world are reeling from the consequences of the COVID-19. As oral health care providers, have been trained on prevention of aerosol transmissible diseases, but still grappling with many unknown factors regarding COVID-19. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Dental Association (ADA), and local state agencies are releasing updates on guidelines for dentists and patients, no official information exists for dental institutions on how to effectively follow the recommended guidelines. The doctors are staying careful when it comes to using dental equipment for treatment in this pandemic, as even a small slip in following protocols and taking precautions can be costly. With the majority of the practices in some countries are failing to adhere to strict hygiene protocol, sanitization and sterilization of dental equipment at clinics are widely absent, further increasing the risks in performing emergency dental procedures. Owing to this, the market could witness sluggish growth during the entire year. Thus, the pandemic has hamper the market in the forecast period.
Dental Infection Control Market Segment Analysis
Equipment segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period (2021-2028)
Growth in dental problems and rising demand for efficient surgical dental care services, are primary factor driving market growth whereas rising trend of cosmetic industry is also factor expanding market growth. Moreover increasing preference for dental consumables such as crowns and bridges over implants will drive the demand for market in the forecast period. Owing to the rising aging population, there has been a considerable surge in the number of dental implants and oral surgeries performed. This factor has been considered as a critical factor behind the growth of the market that would continue to the analysis timeframe.
Besides, there is a decline in manual dexterity and a surge in co-morbidity and medications affecting the oral cavity. Hence, dental care in aged care facilities can be low, and access to dental professionals is difficult. Apart from this, several other risk factors are also present, such as poor oral hygiene, smoking, medication, diabetes, and hereditary conditions, which are also connected to augmenting dental diseases. In fact, many population-based surveys in the United States and Germany demonstrate an elevated dental caries experience among the elderly population. Thus, it has been found that the number of older people is rising rapidly in all industrialized countries and, thus, contributing to the rise in the dental equipment segment.
High treatment cost for orthodontic procedures and associated dentist consultation charges, x-rays, scans, and other tests, in North America and Europe. To offset these high out of pocket costs, a rising number of people are opting for medical tourism in emerging healthcare destinations such as India, Turkey, Hungary, and others. Dental tourism in the above-mentioned countries is witnessing lucrative growth owing to factors such as low labor and fixed costs and minimum government intervention.
For instance, Hungary has emerged as the top destination in Europe for dental tourism with approximately 7,000 visitors every year. The low price of these procedures is the key factor attributed to this growth. Also, root canal treatment in the U.S. starts from USD 550 while in Hungary it is only around USD 69. Zirconium crowns cost over USD 1,250 in the U.S. while it costs only USD 440 in Hungary.
The hospitals and clinics are expected to dominate the dental infection control market during the forecast period
For an established dental practice, more than 70% of new patient growth should come from internal patient referrals in hospitals and clinics. Yet existing patients don't often view dental practice as a growing business in search of more patients. The key contributors include technological advancements, rising demand for cosmetic surgeries, and growing geriatric population and numbers of dentists and dental clinics
Growth in dental problems and rising demand for efficient surgical dental care services, are primary factor driving segment growth whereas rising trend of cosmetic industry is also factor expanding the growth. Moreover increasing preference for dental consumables such as crowns and bridges over implants will propel demand for market in coming years.. This factor is driving the growth of the segment in the forecast period.
Dental Infection Control Market Geographical Analysis
North America region holds the largest market share global dental infection control market
North America region is dominating the global digestive enzymes market accounted for the largest market share in 2020, growing prevalence of dental infections such as tooth cavity, tooth decay, and tonsils. Moreover, increasing initiatives by government and non-governmental organizations to create awareness about dental infection are fueling the North America market growth. For instance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended mandatory educational and training programs for hospital staff and people to prevent the spread of infections. The key contributors include technological advancements, rising demand for cosmetic surgeries, and growing geriatric population and numbers of dentists and dental clinics. Furthermore, the increasing number of collaborations between healthcare providers and research organizations backed by research grants can be the other factors contributing to regional growth.
In 2019, the U.S. held the largest market share owing to the increasing geriatric population prone to dental problems and the presence of sophisticated infrastructure. Furthermore, technological advancements about the development of novel equipment such as digital X-rays for tooth cavity detection and high-resolution screening systems, are expected to upsurge the growth.
Dental Infection Control Market Competitive Landscape
The dental infection control market is moderately competitive with presence of local as well as global companies. Some of the key players which are contributing to the growth of the market include DENTSPLY Sirona, Inc., 3M Company, Danaher Corporation, GC Corporation, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC, and Young Innovations, Inc, Dentisan, COLETENE Group, Biotrol, Crosstex International, Inc, Midmark Corporation among others. The major players are adopting several growth strategies such as product launches, acquisitions, and collaborations, which are contributing to the growth of the dental infection control market globally.
Dental Infection Control Market Key Companies to Watch
Overview: Dentsply Sirona is the largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer and faster dental care. The products and solutions include leading positions and platforms across consumables, equipment, technology, and specialty products. Dentsply Sirona is one global team that brings, lives and breathes high performance and personal accountability, acts with uncompromising integrity, improves the practice of dentistry.
Product Portfolio: The Dental Solutions Company Dentsply Sirona's comprehensive solutions offering includes leading product brands across consumables, equipment, and technology and specialty products. With the broadest clinical education platform and an unparalleled commitment to R&D in dentistry.
Key Development: In October, 2020, Dentsply Sirona's introduces the new Axeos 3D/2D imaging system and Schick AE intraoral sensors, setting a new standard for extraoral and intraoral imaging. Dentsply Sirona's reimagined imaging solutions drive patient-centered experiences, greater practice efficiency, and the opportunity for procedural expansion.
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Global Dental Infection Control Market - By Product
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Global Dental Infection Control Market - By End User
Global Dental Infection Control Market - By Region
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