The market for gutta-percha is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5.3% from 2020 to 2027 and expected to reach the market value of around US$ 269.5 Mn by 2027.
The gutta-percha (GP) is a material derived from a Malaysian tree, used to fill a tooth permanently after a root canal procedure.GP is purified and coagulated latex obtained from the genus of Palaquium and Payena (Sapotaceae) trees, which are found both wild and cultivated in Malaysia and the Indonesia region. It is extensively used for years and has established itself as a gold standard. This was first discovered in 1656 by John Tradescant and English natural historian to Europe. Moreover, this was first introduced in 1846 by Alexander Cabriol for surgical use. It’s available in white color and placed inside the root canals by using a variety of techniques. The standard technique is endodontic that involves inserting a gutta-percha cone into the cleaned-out root canal along with a sealing cement.
The increasing prevalence of dental caries, rising public awareness pertaining to oral hygiene, and advancement in techniques are bolstering the demand for gutta-percha in the market. Increasing dental caries due to inadequate fluoride intakes, changing living standards, behavioral factors, eating habits, social status, and socio-demographic factors are additionally bolstering the demand for gutta-percha in the market. The increasing canal obturation procedures and oral diseases requiring professional dental care are further bolstering the market growth.
On the other side, disadvantages associated with the gutta-percha such as easy distortion, lack of adhesive quality, lacks rigidity that prevents its use in small canals are the factors likely to limit the growth to an extent over the forecast period from 2020 to 2027.
Regional Instance of Global Gutta-percha Market
North America accounted for the major revenue share in the gutta-percha market
In 2019, North America accounted for the maximum revenue share in the gutta-percha market, and the region is also projected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period from 2020 to 2027. The presence of gutta-percha in the dentistry practices from the traditional time in the region is supporting its dominance. Gutta-percha is accepted as a very safe-to-use filling material in the region is another factor supporting its dominance in the region. Moreover, the presence of the geriatric population which is prone to develop various dental problems is further bolstering the regional market value.
According to the American Dental Association publication 2005-2006 Survey of Dental Services Rendered, around 22.6 million endodontic procedures have performed each year during the survey period. The survey held by The American Dental Association (ADA) has estimated the increase of around 25 million endodontic procedures annually in the followed decade of the survey period. According to the same survey of American Dental Association, around 58% of the U.S. residents visit a dentist once a year and around 15% of people makes an appointment with the dentist because they experience mouth pain.
Asia Pacific is anticipated to exhibit fastest growth with major CAGR over the forecast period from 2020 to 2027
The rapidly developing economies of the region are involved in the development and growth of oral care infrastructure for its residents in order to provide better solutions is primarily supporting the regional market growth. The continuous efforts made by the concerned authorities for the development of advanced procedures are further supporting the regional market value.
The Asia Pacific Dental Federation (APDF) and the International College of Continuing Dental Education (ICCDE) have launched an official publication in 2020. The publication includes a study that elucidates the rheological properties of gutta-percha and a discussion about whether the method using gutta-percha is proper for obturating the root canal.
Key Market Players
The players profiled in the report include Coltène Whaledent GmbH, Davis Schottlander & Davis, Dentsply Sirona, DiaDent Group International, Essential Dental Systems, FKG Dentaire, Kerr Endodontics, META BIOMED, Micro-Mega, Premier Dental Products Company, Sure endo, and others.
Market By Product Type
Surface Modified Gutta-percha
Nanoparticles Enriched Gutta-percha
Market By End-use
Dental Academic and Research Institutes
Market By Geography
Middle East & Africa
The market for gutta-percha is expected to reach a market value of around US$ 269.5 Mn by 2027.
The gutta-percha market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5.3% from 2020 to 2027.
Surface modified gutta-percha, medicated gutta-percha, and nanoparticles enriched gutta-percha are the segments by product type in the gutta-percha market.
The increasing prevalence of dental caries, rising public awareness pertaining to oral hygiene and advancement in techniques, increasing dental caries due to inadequate fluoride intakes, changing living standard, behavioral factors, eating habits, social status, and socio-demographic factors are some of the prominent factors driving the market growth.
Coltène Whaledent GmbH, Davis Schottlander & Davis, Dentsply Sirona, DiaDent Group International, Essential Dental Systems, FKG Dentaire, Kerr Endodontics, META BIOMED, Micro-Mega, Premier Dental Products Company, Sure endo, and others are the prominent players in the market.
North America held the highest market share in the gutta-percha market
Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing market over the forecast period