GVR Report cover Dental Biomaterials Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Dental Biomaterials Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Metallic, Ceramic, Polymeric), By Application (Orthodontics, Implantology, Prosthodontics), By End-use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68038-672-1
  • Number of Pages: 110
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2023
  • Industry: Healthcare

Report Overview

The global dental biomaterials market size was estimated at USD 1,062.5 million in 2023 and is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1% from 2024 to 2030. Dental biomaterials include biocompatible synthetic materials and natural tissues that are used to treat tooth decay, damage, and fracture problems. Different types of biocompatible synthetic dental materials are available such as metals, polymers, ceramics, and composite structures. However, natural tissues include enamel, cementum, dentin, bone, and other intraoral tissues. Dental biomaterials are not only used to replace the damaged tooth tissues but to also prevent tissue regeneration. In recent years, tremendous research and improvement has been done in terms of the biomaterials which are used by various dental professionals for dental treatment.

India Dental Biomaterials Market size, by type

As a result of which various biomaterials have been introduced, that can accelerate biological processes to regenerate the loss of dental tissues. For example, hydroxyapatite is a mineral that is composed of calcium and phosphate ions. Dentists have now incorporated hydroxyapatite (HA) nanoparticles into dental cements and filling materials. This hydroxyapatite helps regenerate the loss of dental tissues.

Major factors responsible for the growth of the market are increasing penetration of dental implants, rising prevalence of tooth disorders, and increasing geriatric population. Moreover, increasing dental tourism and rising disposable income in developing countries will help boost industry growth during the forecast period. Apart from this, recent regulatory changes in the U.S. relating to dental biomaterials are also anticipated to increase the demand for dental biomaterial treatment, thus contributing to the regional market growth.

Dental Biomaterials Market Trends

Increased penetration of dental implants, and incidences of dental disorders due to the high geriatric population is fueling market demand. The rising awareness amongst people about their oral health, coupled with the increased oral health expenditure by clinics, have created a favorable impact on the market growth. The major applications of dental biomaterials are to treat or replace damaged tooth tissues and prevent tissue regeneration.

Furthermore, the rise in medical tourism, wherein patients travel across different regions opt for the treatment of their dental disorders is driving market growth. Extensive research activities on biomaterials is contributing to the improvement in dental treatment.

Increasing investments in the advancement of healthcare infrastructure, for different health problems, is a major growth opportunity for the market. The dependence of the manufacturing companies on the use of metals, and other materials for producing dental products for the treatment, is an opportunity for the industry.

The high cost of procedures for providing dental treatment to patients and strict regulations from the government are the factors restraining the growth of this industry. Furthermore, the lack of availability of trained professionals and skilled medical staff across many regions is hindering industry adoption.

Application Insights

Based on application the orthodontics segment accounted for the largest market share of 42.67% in 2019. The large share of this segment can be attributed due to the rising cases of tooth disorders, growing dental tourism, and increasing disposable income in developing countries. Implants are gaining popularity among patients and are considered as the first option for dental treatment.

End-use Insights

Dental laboratories accounted for the largest market share of 42.8% in 2019. The largest share of this segment can be attributed to the increasing number of dental practice, rising prevalence of tooth disorder, and increasing awareness regarding oral hygiene. The dental academies and research institutes segment is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR in the market over the forecast period.

Type Insights

In terms of revenue, the ceramic biomaterials type segment dominated the market with a share of 36.18% in 2019. The large share of this segment can be attributed to the rising penetration of dental implants and the increasing use of ceramic biomaterial in dentistry. The metallic biomaterials provide internal support to the biological tissues and are most widely used in dental implants. Other segments include metallic biomaterials, polymeric biomaterials, natural biomaterials, metal-ceramic biomaterials, and composite biomaterials.

Dental Biomaterials Market share, by type

The composite biomaterials segment is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to recent technological development in the composite biomaterials. Also, the segment offers various opportunities to market players due to its low penetration in the market.

Regional Insights

North America dominated the market and accounted for a market share of 35.5% in 2019 and is anticipated to continue dominance over the forecast period. This is due to growing government expenditure on oral health, rising aging population, and increasing adoption of dental biomaterials for the production of dental products, and other implants. The rising number of dental hospitals and clinics is also one of the reasons responsible for industry growth in this region.

Dental Biomaterials Market Trends by Region


Asia Pacific is expected to hold a significant industry share over the forecast period due to the increasing incidence of tooth disorder. The region is one of the densely populated areas of the world holding the two most populous countries of the world– India and China, both as emerging global economic leaders. As per the Global Burden of Disease survey in 2018, the Asia Pacific showed a huge burden of oral diseases.

In this region, around 3 to 6.5 out of 10 persons suffer from oral diseases. With increasing durability, the burden of oral disease is bound to increase in the future. In addition, growing medical tourism in emerging economies is also expected to drive market growth in the region. Certain regions, such as the Middle East and Africa and Latin America are projected to exhibit lucrative growth in the near future due to the rapid growth of the industry in these regions.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The key parameter affecting this competitive nature is the rapid adoption of advanced healthcare technology. In addition, major players are often undertaking mergers and acquisitions along with new product launches, to retain industry share and diversify the product portfolio. The major recent developments in this market are enlisted below.

Recent Developments

  • In May 2023, Straumann announced the acquisition of GalvoSurge to provide new innovative solutions to the dental implants with the peri-implantitis cleaning market.The acquisition of GalvoSurge by Straumann is a sign of the growing interest in laser therapy for peri-implantitis.

  • In November 2021, Geistlich Pharma acquired the medical technology company Meta Technologies S.r.l. to broaden its current offering as a regeneration specialist by adding another prominent brand. With the acquisition, Geistlich Pharma is expanding its existing offering by adding a recognized brand.

Dental Biomaterials Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2024

USD 1,142.7 milllion

Forecast value in 2030

USD 1,826.5 million

Growth rate

CAGR of 8.1% from 2024 to 2030

Actual data

2018 - 2023

Forecast period

2024 - 2030

Quantitative units                               

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2030

Report coverage  

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Segments covered

Type, application, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; France; Italy; Spain; Netherlands; Belgium; Switzerland; Russia; Sweden; China; India; Japan; Australia; South Korea; Malaysia; Indonesia; Singapore; Philippines; Thailand; Mexico; Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; Chile; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Israel; Egypt

Key companies profiled

Straumann Holding AG; Geistlich Pharma AG; Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.; Danaher Corporation; Dentsply Sirona, Inc.; 3M Company; Royal DSM; Carpenter Technology Corporation; Kuraray Co., Ltd.; Medtronic PLC; Henry Schein, Inc.; Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.; Victrex PLC; Ivoclar Vivadent AG; GC Corporation

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Global Dental Biomaterials Market Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2016 to 2030. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global dental biomaterials market on the basis of type, application, end-use, and region.

Global Dental Biomaterials Market Segmentation

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2030)

    • Metallic Biomaterials

    • Ceramic Biomaterials

    • Polymeric Biomaterials

    • Metal-Ceramic Biomaterials

    • Natural Biomaterials

    • Composites Biomaterials

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2030)

    • Implantology

    • Orthodontics

    • Prosthodontics

    • Others

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2030)

    • Dental Hospitals and Clinics

    • Dental Laboratories

    • Dental Academies and Research Institutes

    • Dental Product Manufacturers

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2030)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • The U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

      • Spain

      • Italy

      • Netherlands

      • Belgium

      • Switzerland

      • Russia

      • Sweden

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • Australia

      • South Korea

      • Malaysia

      • New Zealand

      • Singapore

      • Philippines

      • Thailand

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

      • Argentina

      • Colombia

      • Chile

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • Israel

      • Egypt

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