The global endodontic consumables market had a revenue share of USD 1,277 million, expected to project to USD 2,090 million growing at a CAGR of 6.35% during the forecast period. Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that treats dental pulp and the tissues covering the roots of the teeth. It contains several treatment procedures such as root canal therapy or endodontic therapy, endodontic surgery, retreatment, dental trauma, and diagnosis of cracked teeth. An increase in the geriatric population primarily drives the global endodontic consumables market; an alarming rise in the prevalence of dental disease & conditions such as periodontal disease, cavities, cracked teeth, and dental pulp; a surge in demand for the root canal procedure; advancements in technology for the healthcare sector; an increase in oral hygiene awareness; and a rise in dental tourism.
In addition, the senior population is more susceptible to dental disorders and tooth loss due to a weakened jaw muscle and increased medication intake, decreasing saliva production and making teeth more susceptible to tooth decay. Market participants are concentrating on the creation of novel strategies for the creation of new endodontic consumable devices. An increase in the geriatric population, technological advancements, a rise in the incidence of ophthalmic disorders, and a rise in oral health awareness are expected to propel the expansion of the endodontic consumables market.
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Growing Cases of Dental Disorders to Propel Growth
The provision of endodontic consumables for managing and treating patients with a wide variety of dental diseases, such as dental caries, dental fissures, gum disease, edentulism, and tooth loss, is one of the major factors driving the market growth. Dental diseases like cavities and tooth decay are the primary factor of toothache and tooth loss globally. Per the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 2.3 billion people worldwide will be diagnosed with permanent tooth caries in 2020. For root canal procedures, endodontic consumables are also in different forms, including an obturator, endodontic file, and permanent endodontic sealer. Endodontic consumables are distributed to patients and physicians through distribution channels such as dental clinics, hospitals, and academic research institutes. In addition, severe periodontal (gum) disease, which can lead to tooth loss, is present in 47.2% of adults over 30.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported nearly 657,000 new oral and pharyngeal cancer cases in 2012. In addition, the incidence of oral cancer is rising from 1 to 10 cases per 100,000 people in most countries. Thus, the rising number of dental diseases leads to increased patients seeking dental care, which is anticipated to propel the market for dental consumables.
Advancement in Research & Development to Bolster Market Growth
In the global healthcare market, endodontic consumables play a significant role. It is anticipated to grow during the forecast period due to dentistry research and development advancements. Endodontic consumables are surgical instruments available for use during root canal procedures. Different materials, such as stainless steel and alloy, are used to construct these instruments for treating dental cavities. FKG, one of the world's leading providers of endodontic solutions, introduced RACE EVO and R-Motion in January 2021. These products were utilized in endodontic procedures. Such recently introduced endodontic consumables are gaining popularity and are being accepted by most healthcare professionals and patients. Hence, such establishments will boost the endodontic consumables market in the upcoming years.
Risks Related to Endodontic Consumables to Hinder Market Growth
Most endodontic consumables are utilized during root canal procedures to treat dental caries and dental pulp. Side effects associated with endodontic devices are increased sensitivity, brittleness in teeth, and swelling in the mouth, which is anticipated to impede the expansion of endodontic consumables. Radiation exposure during root canal procedures also increases the patient's risk of developing cataracts and tumors. In addition, root canal therapy is time-consuming and requires multiple sessions, hindering endodontic consumables market expansion.
Growing Disposable Income and Upsurge in Research and Development in Healthcare Sector
The increased prevalence of dental disease and the rise in the senior population are anticipated to create attractive options for endodontic consumable device manufacturers in emerging economies. Dentsply Sirona, one of the largest manufacturers of dental solutions, acquired Byte in January 2021 to increase the demand for ortho care by connecting patients with dental professionals and assisting in treating oral health diseases. Dentsply Sirona, a global leader in technology and innovation within the dental industry, invests approximately USD 150 million annually in dental advancement. Thus, advances in research and development are anticipated to provide growth offers for the market expansion of endodontic consumables.
The global endodontic consumables market is classified based on product, end-user, and region.
Depending on the product, the segments include endodontic file, obturator, and permanent endodontic sealer.
The endodontic file is estimated to have the market's largest share, growing at a CAGR of 6.95% during the forecast period. Endodontic files are dental surgical devices used during root canal treatment. These instruments are used to clean and shape the root canal. Endodontic files function by chemo-mechanically debriding the root canal to the apical foramen. An increase in the prevalence of dental diseases, such as a fractured tooth due to trauma, a deep cavity, tooth sensitivity, and nerve damage, a rise in the number of root canal procedures, and growth in the expansion of the healthcare sector are the primary factors driving the market growth. As per the World Health Organization, approximately 2.3 billion people worldwide will be diagnosed with dental caries of their permanent teeth in 2020.
Constant product innovation is also a significant factor in market expansion. As the number of root canal procedures increases, the demand for endodontic files increases. Thus, endodontists are now the second-highest-paid dental specialists. Thus, an increase in demand for Endodontic files and advancements in the technology of healthcare sectors drive the market's expansion. The segment of endodontic files is separated by Material and Type. Material-based market classifications include stainless steel and alloys file. The market is segmented by Type into handheld and rotary files.
Obturator will have the second-largest share. An endodontic obturator is composed of biocompatible plastic and a color-coded detachable handle. The primary factors driving the market growth are the demand for root canal procedures, the prevalence of dental caries, and government initiatives for developing devices in the orthodontics sector. The growth in unhealthy lifestyles, such as improper oral hygiene, tobacco use, and an unhealthy diet, causes dental caries and increases the demand for root canal treatment. Thus, the market's growth is driven by the advancement of technology in the orthodontics sector and the lack of proper oral hygiene.
Depending on the end-user, the fragments include dental clinics, hospitals & dental academic research institutes.
The dental clinic will hold the largest share in the market, growing at a CAGR of 6.63% during the forecast period. Dental clinics include small physician offices focusing on various dental diseases' day-to-day medical needs. Due to the rise in prevalence of dental diseases such as dental caries and dental fissures, as well as technological advancements in the healthcare industry, the dental clinic segment will hold a sizable market share. In 2020, the Global Burden of Disease Study estimated that 3.5 billion people worldwide would have been diagnosed with permanent tooth caries. The rise in the incidence of dental caries increases the demand for root canal therapy and drives market expansion.
Hospital & dental academic research institutes will hold the second-largest share in the market. The hospitals and research centers affiliated with dental academic institutions are included in the hospital & dental academic research institutes segment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2.3 billion people suffer from dental decay, and 530 million children have dental caries of their primary teeth. In addition, the Dental Council of India reported that there are approximately 315 dental colleges in India. The development and expansion of hospitals and dental schools increase the demand for root canal treatment and drive the market's expansion.
The regional segmentation of the global endodontic consumables market includes North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
Europe And North America Will Dominate The Regional Market
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Europe will command the regional market with the largest share growing at a CAGR of 5.60% during the forecast period. During the forecast period, a rise in the incidence of dental disorders in Europe is anticipated to boost demand for endodontic consumables. Demand for endodontic consumables is rising, led by market leaders like DiaDent Group International, FKG Dentaire SA, and others. The market's primary driving force is Europe's increasing technological innovation in endodontic consumables. Due to the high investment and emphasis on oral hygiene, Germany is anticipated to experience significant growth. Spain is an influential nation that significantly impacts the European endodontic consumables market.
North America will hold the second-largest share of USD 610 million, growing at a CAGR of 4.92%. Due to the rise in technological advancements in endodontic consumable devices, the rise in the prevalence of dental disease, and the lack of proper oral hygiene, North America is expected to hold a significant market share throughout the forecast period. The increase in the prevalence of missing teeth in one or both jaws is expected to increase the demand for endodontic, orthodontic, and dental implant treatment, propelling the market growth. For example, according to the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) 2019, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth.
The increasing prevalence of periodontitis is one of the primary factors driving market expansion. In 2018, according to data published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, 42% of the U.S. population over 30 was diagnosed with periodontitis, and 7.8% had severe periodontitis. The increase in dental disease increases the need for treatment and, consequently, the demand for endodontic supplies. North America is the leading manufacturing center for endodontic consumable devices, which pushes the expansion of the regional market for endodontic consumables.
Asia-Pacific will be the fastest-growing region with the highest CAGR. Due to an increase in knowledge about dental disorders, a rise in the geriatric population, a rise in the accessibility of medical services, and a rise in the demand for root canal procedures, the region's countries present lucrative opportunities for endodontic consumables market participants. China and India have many patients suffering from dental complications, making them highly lucrative investment markets.
Due to the presence of numerous leading dental consumables companies, the endodontic consumables market in South Korea is highly advanced, resulting in increased consumer awareness and early access to a variety of products. In addition, the low cost of dental procedures in Asian countries relative to Western countries attracts many patients, thereby increasing dental tourism in Asia-Pacific and stimulating market expansion.