Asia Pacific Dental Implant Market size crossed USD 526 million in 2020 and is projected to observe around 9.7% growth rate between 2021 and 2027.
Dental implants refer to screw-based surgical structures that are positioned into the jawbone, intended to substitute a missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants are composed of titanium or zirconium that fuses with the jawbone and replaces the missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants offer strength & stability required to eat, support facial features, and aid in stimulating & maintaining the jawbone, further preventing the bone loss. Increasing awareness regarding dental procedures in the developing countries and surging demand for cosmetic dentistry & dental aesthetics among patients will fuel the Asia Pacific dental implant market demand.
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Soaring prevalence of oral diseases such as tooth decay, periodontal diseases, and tooth loss in many countries will stimulate the Asia Pacific dental implant market growth. Majority of the affected population in the region remains untreated due to several socio-economic factors and negligence towards oral health. As a result, the national governments are implementing health programs and campaigns to promote the awareness among people regarding dental treatment.
Tapered implants segment revenue exceeded USD 391 million in 2020, owing to extensive advantages offered by these implants in terms of primary stability and long life. Tapered implants feature threaded design and are predominantly preferred to parallel walled implants as the threaded design offers increased surface area that allows increased bone-implant to contact and better integration. Increased bone-implant contact facilitates high primary stability and minimal micromotion, thereby promoting clinical success rate.
Dental clinics segment revenue in the Asia Pacific dental implant market will reach USD 631 million by 2027, propelled by the rising prevalence of dental ailments along with increasing admissions in dental clinics and growing access to dental services. According to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in 2017-2019, the prevalence of dental caries among 5-year-old children was reported between 78% to 89% in Mongolia. The increasing prevalence of dental diseases is set to promote the patient visits in dental clinics.
Adoption of favorable initiatives to promote oral care access is expected to benefit the market landscape. For instance, Singapore government launched the Primary Care Partnership Scheme (PCPS) to offer primary healthcare services including dental care to low-income population at subsidized rate. Similarly, the Pioneer Generation (PG) scheme initiated by the government provides additional subsidies for certain dental condition at state-operated and private dental clinics.
Titanium implants segment held around 72% of the market share in 2020, attributed to high affordability and host of clinical properties possessed by titanium implants. According to the NCBI review study, the titanium implants feature superior mechanical properties than zirconium. The osseointegration among the patients using titanium implants is stronger and long-lasting owing to high strength and better corrosion resistance. Moreover, the manufacturing cost of titanium implants is lower than that of zirconium implants and as a result, titanium implants are preferred by both the patients and dentists intending to curb the dental expenses.
Japan dental implant market is predicted to surpass a valuation of USD 264 million by 2027. This can be credited to high prevalence of periodontal disease and well-developed healthcare system covering dental care expenses in the country. According to the Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, the prevalence of periodontitis among Japanese adults aged between 40 to 75 years were reported 73.5% from 2013-2016. Japan has developed a universal health system that provides insurance cover for several dental procedures such as restorative, prosthetic, and oral surgery treatment. The low oral care cost encourages the patients to undergo dental treatment, further increasing the adoption of dental implant.
Prominent dental implant market participants in Asia Pacific include Envista Holdings, Dentsply Sirona, Henry Schein, Zimmer Biomet, Glidewell Laboratories, Osstem Implant, ADIN Dental Implants Systems, CAMLOG Biotechnologies AG, and Straumann AG.