Dental Gypsum Market By Product (Impression Plaster (Type I), Modelling plaster (Type II), Stone Hard Plaster (Type III), Improved stone Plaster (Type IV), High-strength plaster (Type V)), By End-user (Hospitals, Dental Clinics, Academic & Research Institutes) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2024 – 2032

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The global market for dental gypsum is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period of 2024 to 2032. This is attributable to the rise in dental tourism, demand for cosmetic dentistry, and oral health awareness. The adoption of digital dentistry technologies, such as CAD/CAM systems and 3D printing, is anticipated to contribute to industry growth. Creating innovative and cost-effective dental products presents significant business opportunities. Dental gypsum is derived from gypsum, a mineral found in deposits all over the world. Utilizable in the dental industry, it is processed and refined to create a consistent and high-quality plaster. It is a fine, white powder that, when combined with water, forms a strong, yet malleable substance. Dental gypsum is utilized to create tooth impressions, mouth and tooth models, and dental restorations such as crowns and bridges. It is utilized in numerous dental applications, including orthodontics, prosthodontics, and dental education. It is also utilized in the manufacture of dental instruments. Dentists, dental technicians, and dental students from all over the world utilize dental gypsum. It is an essential component of numerous dental procedures and a crucial component of the dental industry. Increasing demand for dental care and the development of new technologies and materials have contributed to the rapid expansion of the industry worldwide.

Dental Gypsum Market

Innovative Dental Materials and Technologies

The global dental gypsum market has been substantially propelled by the development of dental materials and technologies. It is utilized in the production of new dental materials and instruments, which are used in a variety of dental procedures. In recent years, there have been significant advancements in dental ceramics. These are utilized in the creation of crowns, bridges, and veneers and are renowned for their natural appearance and strength.

Dental gypsum stone is used to create models and molds of the teeth and mouth, which are then employed in the production of dental ceramics. As dental ceramics continue to evolve and improve, demand for dental gypsum is likely to increase. The use of composite materials to fill cavities and repair chips and cracks in teeth is an additional instance of dental material advancement. Composite materials, which are composed of a combination of resin and glass or ceramic particles, offer a durable and natural-looking solution for dental restorations.

The use of dental gypsum in the production of dental materials and appliances has increased demand for dental gypsum as a result of developments in dental materials and technologies. Similarly, to how the dental gypsum industry advances and evolves, so would the market.

Increased Understanding of Oral Health

The demand for dental care and dental products is increasing due to a greater emphasis on oral hygiene. This has led to an increase in the number of dental clinics and practices, as well as the creation of innovative dental technologies and materials. Dental gypsum is an essential component of a number of dental procedures, including the production of dental restorations and appliances. Oral diseases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), are the most prevalent noncommunicable diseases worldwide and a major public health concern. In 2023, more than 3.5 billion people, or nearly half of the global population, were affected by oral diseases. This emphasizes the significance of oral hygiene and the necessity of dental care. According to the Global Burden of Disease Study conducted by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), oral diseases are the leading cause of disability and lost productivity worldwide. The study estimated that oral diseases contributed to the loss of nearly 200 million healthy life years worldwide in 2017, thereby driving demand for dental gypsum.

Increasing Geriatric Population

Adults over 65 are a growing demographic for dental offices. The Federal Interagency Forum estimates that the number of adults in the United States will reach approximately 72 million by 2030. Age-related erosion of tooth enamel makes teeth more susceptible to decay and damage. Due to excessive gingival recession, older adults are at an increased risk for root caries, which will result in tooth loss, making it difficult for the elderly to properly chew food and ensuring an inadequate supply of nutrients.

Medical Tourism Motivating Market Growth

In recent years, the majority of individuals have sought dental care outside of their local healthcare facilities, which is often accompanied by a vacation. This has led to the emergence of dental tourism in locations where medical tourism is prevalent. Even with reimbursements, dental care can be very expensive in many developed nations, and this has led the Indian dental plaster market to gain traction over the forecast period. The availability of affordable, high-quality dental care in India will increase market demand. In many developing nations, dental care is less expensive due to lower real estate and labor costs. It also has cheaper malpractice insurance and significantly less student loan debt for dentists. Consequently, this factor is anticipated to stimulate the dental plaster market.

Increasing Uptake of Cosmetic Dentistry

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry research indicates that 26% of patients seek cosmetic dentistry in their forties. Numerous cosmetic treatments are now available around the world as a result of heightened global awareness of the significance of healthy gums and teeth to physical appearance. With painless injections and high-quality X-rays, dental plaster materials have made cosmetic dentistry more accessible to a larger population. This is another factor driving dental plaster market sales during the forecast period.

For example, in February of 2019, Kulzer introduced "Cara i500," a digital intraoral scanner that provides high precision, increased efficiency, and exceptional productivity. This device is easily maneuverable and lightweight, which facilitates the scanning process for the patient. It has two cameras that allow for rapid scanning and high-resolution images.

Cost Concerns Hampering the Market Growth

Dentistry is an exemplary blend of science and artistry. As dental procedures become more costly for patients in low- and middle-income countries, the economies of nations such as Brazil, Argentina, and others are hampered. These costs include rent or expenditures for the facility, location, comfort, and ambiance of the practice. In addition, it will cover staff salaries, nurses, supplies, taxes, electricity, technology, and health insurance costs. Investments in technologies such as digital X-ray, laser technology, pure-grade chemicals, tools, and other equipment are costly. This indirectly contributes to the high price of dental care. This could be an impediment to the dental plaster market during the forecast period.

Innovating Technologies Opening Significant Market Opportunities

With the help of CAD/CAM and 3D printing, dentists can now design dentures and veneers for teeth with relative ease. As a result of the use of effective materials, digital imaging, and laser technology, patients experience improved outcomes, less pain, and a quicker return to normal life. ETI Empire Direct's EXOCAD dental CAD software is an adaptable, quick, and fully automated CAD solution for dental labs. This software allows for the creation of custom dentures, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, onlays, and pontics. Since dental plaster is routinely used in dentistry to create models for prostheses, costings, and coatings, the material used in the plaster must possess certain physical properties that make it sufficiently robust for further research. In order to address this issue, gypsum is widely used in the manufacture of dental casts and dies. Gypsum's optimal surface, microhardness, resistance to scratching, low setting expansion, and high compressive strength make it an ideal component for dental plaster.

Formula by Saint Gobain, for instance, produces "Pro-model super," a formulated hemihydrate plaster containing gypsum that is widely used in dentistry for working models, prosthetic models, and repair models. These opportunities will provide lucrative avenues for growth for those who enter the personal and dental care market. This will stimulate the market for dental plaster during the forecast period.

Die Dental Stone Plaster Held the Largest Share

Die dental stone plaster held the largest share of the global dental gypsum market by product type in 2021, as it is the strongest and hardest variety of gypsum. Die dental stone is utilized in a variety of dental procedures, including the creation of models of teeth and oral structures, the fabrication of dentures, and the construction of crowns and bridges. Additionally, it is used to make impressions of the teeth and mouth, which can be used to create custom-fitted dental appliances or to assess the health of the teeth and gums. Dental stone is an important material in the field of dentistry and has numerous applications in the manufacture of dental appliances and models. It is a valuable tool for dentists and dental technicians due to its versatility and capacity to hold intricate details. These factors are anticipated to boost the segment of die dental stone during the forecast period.

Hospitals Remain the Key End User Segment

In terms of end-user, the hospital segment is anticipated to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. This is attributable to the introduction of cutting-edge technologies, the expansion of dental clinics and hospitals worldwide, the growing popularity of dental tourism, and the increase in the number of group dental practices in developed nations. The dental clinic's segment is anticipated to grow at a 5.6% CAGR during the forecast period. Because they employ multiple oral care technologies, dental clinics have the highest adoption rate for dental plasters. Due to their high product adoption and skilled personnel, dental clinics are the leading investors in the dental plaster market.

North America Remains as the Global Leader

In 2023, North America held the largest share approximately 40%. The region is anticipated to be a lucrative market for dental gypsum throughout the forecast period. The dominance of North America can be attributed to its well-established healthcare infrastructure. The United States dominated the region due to the presence of key players and an increase in dental research and development activities. During the forecast period, Asia-Pacific is expected to have the highest growth rate. From 2024 to 2032, it is anticipated to expand at a high CAGR. In 2023, the U.S. dominated the North American dental plasters market with a 93% share and is expected to continue experiencing rapid growth throughout the forecast period. Due to the increasing prevalence of periodontitis among the elderly population, dental plaster consumption is on the rise in the United States. Moreover, dentistry has the highest utilization of CAD/CAM equipment and software in the country. In the United States, attractive reimbursement schemes include coverage for oral care, and this will also drive market growth over the forecast period.

Asia to Grow as the Most Lucrative Market

In 2023, India accounted for 45.5% of South Asia's market share, and its revenue is projected to increase at a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period. India is experiencing a significant increase in dental tourism from developed nations. Dental tourism in India is affordable for international patients who receive quality care. India's dentists are the most successful and competent in the world. India's dental education has gained international recognition. Increasing awareness of oral health treatment and the prevalence of periodontitis in the elderly will also make India a market for dental plaster. India is a popular dental tourism destination among international patients due to its high standard of care and reasonable prices. Patients have access to the most successful and skilled dentists in the nation. India's dental education has attained international recognition.

During the forecast period, China is expected to experience a robust growth rate of approximately 5.8% CAGR. The growth of the dental plaster market in the United States can be attributed to the country's stringent yet convenient product testing regulations compared to those of traditional markets. Key players from established regions can enter China to expedite product approval and broaden their market reach. In addition, a rise in oral health treatment awareness and the prevalence of periodontitis among the elderly is anticipated to boost the dental gypsum market in India.

Market Transitioning towards Consolidation

The global market is fragmented, with a large number of participants. The majority of companies invest significantly in R&D, primarily to develop innovative plaster techniques.Key players have adopted the strategies of product portfolio expansion and mergers and acquisitions. Global industry leaders include Gyprock, Heraeus Kulzer, USG, Kerr Dental, Yoshino Gypsum, Whip-Mix, Saint-Gobain Formula, Nobilium, 3M Science, Coltene, ETI Empire Direct, and Georgia-Pacific Gypsum.

Key Developments in the Global Dental Gypsum Market

In July 2019, 3M introduced a new dental gypsum called '3M Cast-A-Stone', which is formulated to provide enhanced precision and stability in the production of dental models.

In March of 2018, Coltene introduced a new dental gypsum called 'HyCast', which is designed for use with the HyCast system and offers enhanced precision and stability in the production of dental models.

Historical & Forecast Period

This study report represents analysis of each segment from 2022 to 2032 considering 2023 as the base year. Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for each of the respective segments estimated for the forecast period of 2024 to 2032.

The current report comprises of quantitative market estimations for each micro market for every geographical region and qualitative market analysis such as micro and macro environment analysis, market trends, competitive intelligence, segment analysis, porters five force model, top winning strategies, top investment markets, emerging trends and technological analysis, case studies, strategic conclusions and recommendations and other key market insights.

Research Methodology

The complete research study was conducted in three phases, namely: secondary research, primary research, and expert panel review. key data point that enables the estimation of Dental Gypsum market are as follows:

  • Research and development budgets of manufacturers and government spending
  • Revenues of key companies in the market segment
  • Number of end users and consumption volume, price and value.
  • Geographical revenues generate by countries considered in the report
  • Micro and macro environment factors that are currently influencing the Dental Gypsum market and their expected impact during the forecast period.

Market forecast was performed through proprietary software that analyzes various qualitative and quantitative factors. Growth rate and CAGR were estimated through intensive secondary and primary research. Data triangulation across various data points provides accuracy across various analyzed market segments in the report. Application of both top down and bottom-up approach for validation of market estimation assures logical, methodical and mathematical consistency of the quantitative data.

Research Period  2022-2032
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period  2024-2032
Historical Year  2022
Unit  USD Million
  • Impression Plaster (Type I)
  • Modelling plaster (Type II)
  • Stone Hard Plaster (Type III)
  • Improved stone Plaster (Type IV)
  • High-strength plaster (Type V)

  • Hospitals
  • Dental Clinics
  • Academic & Research Institutes

 Region Segment (2022-2032; US$ Million)

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • UK and European Union
    • UK
    • Germany
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC
    • Africa
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa

Key questions answered in this report

  • What are the key micro and macro environmental factors that are impacting the growth of Dental Gypsum market?
  • What are the key investment pockets with respect to product segments and geographies currently and during the forecast period?
  • Estimated forecast and market projections up to 2032.
  • Which segment accounts for the fastest CAGR during the forecast period?
  • Which market segment holds a larger market share and why?
  • Are low and middle-income economies investing in the Dental Gypsum market?
  • Which is the largest regional market for Dental Gypsum market?
  • What are the market trends and dynamics in emerging markets such as Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa?
  • Which are the key trends driving Dental Gypsum market growth?
  • Who are the key competitors and what are their key strategies to enhance their market presence in the Dental Gypsum market worldwide?
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