Restorative Dentistry Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Restorative Dentistry Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Restorative Materials, Implants, Prosthetics, Restorative Equipment), By End Use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Dec, 2017
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2016
  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-058-3
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2015
  • Number of Pages: 169

Report Overview

The global restorative dentistry market size was valued at USD 14.59 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period. Growing number of dental practices with shifting trend toward group and corporate dental practices, the advent of digital dentistry, increasing demand for cosmetic dentistry and implants, and growth of dental tourism are among the key factors driving the market growth.

U.S. restorative dentistry market size

The number of dental practices and student enrollment in dental courses is witnessing a growing trend and this is likely to continue over the course of the forecast period. Moreover, dental practices are moving from individual practices to group, multi-unit, and corporate dental practices, a trend that has been observed of late. These practices are focused on providing high-efficiency and quality care to patients, a factor that is likely to boost the market growth.

Apart from this, growing consumerism and disposable income of patients leads to an increase in demand for cosmetic dentistry procedures and implants. These factors are also expected to support the global market. The advent of digital dentistry with technological advancements in areas such as CAD/CAM systems, intraoral imaging, digital radiography, caries diagnosis, and computer-aided implant dentistry has improved the accuracy of restorations. This has driven the market as well.

key players in this market have also focussed on launching innovative products to gain a competitive edge. Launch of new restorative materials and advanced restorative equipment into the market to cater to growing patient demand is expected to have a high impact on market growth.

For instance, in 2016, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. launched several products such as the 3i T3 short implants and the 3.1 mmD eztetic implant to strengthen its position in the implants segment. Danaher Corporation and Ivoclar Vivadent also launched several new restorative materials and equipment, which has bolstered their share in these product segments.

Product Insights

Products in the restorative dentistry market include restorative materials, implants, prosthetics, and restorative equipment. The restorative equipment segment includes CAD/CAM systems, handpieces, rotary instruments, light-curing equipment, casting equipment, mixing equipment, articulating equipment, and other equipment.

Restorative materials accounted for the largest share in 2016 owing to the extensive use of these materials to fabricate tooth structure restorations. Launch of several new products in this segment by key market players has also aided its growth. Restorative materials include direct restorative materials, indirect restorative materials, biomaterials, bonding agents/adhesives, and impression materials. This segment is also expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period.

Implants are also predicted to witness strong growth in the coming years. Increasing patient demand for long-lasting aesthetic restoration is likely to propel the segment through 2025. Moreover, growing patient awareness regarding the benefits of implants and rising disposable income are likely to boost the growth of this product segment.

Segment takeaways:

• Restorative materials held the largest share in 2016 owing to extensive use in tooth structure restorations
• Demand for implants to soar with rising patient demand for long-lasting aesthetic restoration

End-use Insights

On the basis of end use, the market is segmented into dental hospitals and clinics, dental labs, and research and teaching institutes. Dental hospitals and clinics held the largest share in the market and the segment is expected to retain its dominant position throughout the forecast period.

Rising number of dental hospitals and clinics, along with a high number of dental school graduates each year is likely to propel this segment. For instance, as per the NCBI, in 2014 alone, there were over 117,825 dentists working in India. The large number of young dentists setting up individual and group practices is likely to propel the dental hospitals and clinics end-use segment and impact the dynamics of the market.

Regional Insights

Europe dominated the restorative dentistry market in 2016, owing to a high prevalence of oral diseases, increasing number of dental practices and hospitals, technological advancements in products, growing geriatric population, and presence of several key market players in this region.

Global restorative dentistry market share

The Asia Pacific market is expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period owing to rapidly increasing population, rising number of dental practices, growing awareness amongst the population regarding oral health, and an expanding geriatric population base.

Growing number of dental colleges and hospitals in this region is also likely to impact market growth over the forecast period. For instance, as per an NCBI article titled, ‘The current status of dental graduates in India’, there were 310 dental colleges in India in 2016, of which, 292 were privately owned and 40 were run by the government.

A steep increase in the number of dental colleges, students, and hospitals is, in turn, likely to ensure growing number of dental practices. This is expected to drive the market growth in the Asia Pacific region.

Competitive Outlook

Some of the major players operating in this market are 3M, Dentsply Sirona, Danaher Corporation, Ivoclar Vivadent AG, GC Corporation, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Institut Straumann AG, Zimmer Biomet, Septodont Holding, and COLTENE Holding. 

Product launches is a key strategy adopted by these players to expand the reach of their products and strengthen their product portfolios.

Key developments:

• In 2017, Ivoclar Vivadent launched “Ivoclar Digital”, a digital products portfolio and associated digital processes for dental laboratories and dental practices
• In 2015, COLTENE Holding launched “Fill-Up!”, a new generation bulk composite to strengthen its product portfolio of bulk restorative materials.

Restorative Dentistry Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 18.7 billion

Revenue forecast in 2025

USD 25.9 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 6.7% from 2017 to 2025

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2014 - 2015

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2017 to 2025

Report coverage

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

Segments covered

Product, end use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; Japan; China; Brazil; Mexico; South Africa; Saudi Arabia

Key companies profiled

3M; Dentsply Sirona; Danaher Corporation; Ivoclar Vivadent AG; GC Corporation; Mitsui Chemical, Inc.; Institut Straumann AG; Zimmer Biomet; Septodont Holding; COLTENE Holding

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis of the latest trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research, Inc. has segmented the restorative dentistry market on the basis of product, end use, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Restorative Materials

      • Direct Restorative Materials

        • Amalgam

        • Composites

        • Glass Ionomer

        • Other Direct Restorative Materials

      • Indirect Restorative Materials

        • All-ceramic

        • Metal Ceramic

        • Metal Alloys

        • Other Indirect Restorative Materials

      • Biomaterials

      • Bonding Agents/ Adhesives

      • Impression Materials

    • Implants

    • Prosthetics

    • Restorative Equipment

      • CAD/CAM Systems

      • Handpieces

      • Rotary Instruments

      • Light Curing Equipment

      • Casting Equipment

      • Mixing Equipment

      • Articulating Equipment

      • Other Equipment

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Dental Hospitals & Clinics

    • Dental Labs

    • Research & Teaching Institutes

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • The U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

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