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    Glass Ionomer Market In Dental Restoration Report

    Glass Ionomer Market In Dental Restoration Report
    Report code - SRHL173 Published On : May,2024 No. of Pages: 120
    Glass Ionomer Filling Market Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growt See more...

    “The glass ionomer filling market size was US$ 0.5 million in 2023 and is likely to grow at a healthy CAGR of 2.9% in the long run to reach US$ 0.6 million in 2030.”

    Market Dynamics


    Glass ionomer cement is a dental material composed of powdered glass and polyacrylic acid. When they get mixed, they form a hard material through an acid-base reaction. Glass Ionomer cement releases fluoride, bonds chemically to the tooth structure, and it is biocompatible. It's used for a variety of dental procedures, including cavity liners, bases, and small restorations. Newer formulations like resin-modified glass ionomers offer improved aesthetics and versatility. 

    The dental industry proves to be extremely dynamic with major players focusing on developing advanced products better addressing the changing market requirements. This also drives several M&As in the industry intended to gain the leading position or to maintain the market positions. Like other end-use industries, glass ionomers are one of the most widely used materials for dental restoration. Glass ionomer materials release fluoride ions to prevent tooth decay in the future including excellent esthetics. Such properties will augment the demand for glass ionomer materials for dental restoration in years to come.

    Recent Product Development:

    Ketac™ Universal Aplicap™ Glass Ionomer Restorative is the latest development in a long history of proven Glass Ionomer technology from 3M. It’s designed to save steps for a faster procedure, so it’s ideal for treating pediatric, geriatric, and teenage patients—who can be the most caries-prone and the most restless. Ketac Universal Aplicap restorative offers low stickiness for easy handling and reduces chair time with simple one-step placement, so you can finish faster.

    Segment Analysis


    List of Sub-Segments

    Segments with High Growth Opportunity

    Defect Class Type Analysis

    Class I, Class II, Class III, Class IV, Class V, and Class VI.

    Class-I defect is likely to be the fastest-growing defect class type in the market.

    End-User Type

    Hospital, Dental Clinic, and Laboratory.

    Dental clinic is expected to hold the largest share by end-user type.

    Region Analysis

    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and The Rest of the World.

    Europe is expected to maintain its reign over the forecast period.


    By Defect Class Type

    Class-I is expected to be the fastest-growing defect class during the forecast period”.

    Based on the defect class type, the market is segmented into class I, class II, class III, class IV, class V, and class VI. Class-I type of defect is likely to remain the largest and the fastest-growing segment category during the forecast period. The rising population coupled with unhealthy eating habits amongst teenagers and young children has significantly increased the cases of class-I defects. Class V is the second-fastest-growing defect type during the same period.

    By End-user Type

    Dental clinic is expected to be the largest end-user of the market during the forecast period”.

    The market is also segmented based on the end-user type into hospitals, dental clinics, and laboratoriesDental clinics currently hold the largest share of the market and is expected to maintain their position during the forecast period as well. A growing number of dentists coupled with specialized attention provided to patients at dental clinics has led to its dominance. Hospitals also have a significant share of the market. High budget as well as large patient footfall to augment the segmental growth.

    Regional Analysis

    Europe is expected to hold the largest market share of the glass ionomer filling market during the forecast period”.

    In terms of region, Europe occupies the lion’s share of the dental restorative glass ionomer filling market. The region is also expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period, owing to the higher preference for glass ionomer fillings over amalgam. Asia-Pacific is projected to witness the highest growth during 2024-2030. This is mainly because of the high population base of key Asian countries, such as India, and China, coupled with a rapid shift from amalgam to glass ionomer filling. Additionally, the rise in the demand for regular oral check-ups to have oral hygiene is elevating the demand for glass ionomer filling in this region.

    key Players

    The market is highly consolidated with the presence of over 100 players. Most of the major players compete in some of the governing factors including price, service offerings, regional presence, etc. The following are the key players in the glass ionomer filling market:

    Here is the list of the Top Players (Based on Dominance)

    • Dentsply Sirona Inc.
    • 3M Company
    • Envista Holdings Corporation
    • Ivoclar Vivadent Inc.
    • GC Corporation
    • Coltene Holding AG
    • Shofu Global
    • BISCO Inc.
    • Voco Dental

    Note: The above list does not necessarily include all the top players of the market.

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    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence most comprehensively. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis.
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis.
    • Market trend and forecast analysis.
    • Market segment trend and forecast.
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, Service portfolio, New Product Launches, etc.
    • COVID-19 impact and its recovery curve
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities.
    • Emerging trends.
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players.
    • Key success factors.

    The global glass ionomer filling market is segmented into the following categories. 

    Glass Ionomer Filling Market, by Defect Class Type

    • Class I (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Class II Ferrosilicon (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Class III (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Class IV (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Class V (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Class VI (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)

    Glass Ionomer Filling Market, by End-user Type

    • Hospital (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Dental Clinic (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Laboratory (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)

    Glass Ionomer Filling Market, by Region

    • North America (Country Analysis: The USA, Canada, and Mexico)
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, The UK, Russia, and The Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: Japan, China, India, and The  Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Country Analysis: Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Others)

    Research Methodology

    • This strategic assessment report from Stratview Research provides a comprehensive analysis that reflects today’s Glass Ionomer Filling Market realities and future market possibilities for the forecast period.
    • The report segments and analyzes the market in the most detailed manner in order to provide a panoramic view of the market.
    • The vital data/information provided in the report can play a crucial role for market participants and investors in identifying the low-hanging fruits available in the market and formulating growth strategies to expedite their growth process.
    • This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools.
    • Over 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data.
    • We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.


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    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to three players)
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    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Service portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Glass ionomer filling is a type of dental material composed of powder glass and an aqueous solution of polyacrylic acid or other similar acids. When mixed, they form a hard, tooth-colored substance through an acid-base reaction. Glass Ionomer Filling releases fluoride ions, bonds chemically to the tooth structure, and gives away biocompatibility. It is commonly used in dentistry for various restoration and prevention procedures, such as cavity liners, bases, and luting agents for crowns and bridges.

    The forecasted value of the glass ionomer filling market is US$ 0.6 Billion in 2030.

    The glass ionomer filling market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% by 2030, driven by the fluoride-releasing properties, increasing awareness of dental cement, and technological advancements.

    Asia-Pacific has the highest market growth.

    Dentsply Sirona Inc., 3M Company, Envista Holdings Corporation, Ivoclar Vivadent Inc., GC Corporation, Coltene Holding AG, Shofu Global, BISCO Inc., and Voco Dental are the leading players in the Glass Ionomer Filling market.

    Europe is estimated to remain dominant in the glass ionomer market in the foreseeable future. Europe holds the largest market share primarily due to high dental awareness, emphasis on preventive dentistry, and advanced dental infrastructure.

    Class-I defect is a leading segment because they represent the most common type of dental caries, which affect the molars and premolars. These defects are often detected early and require conservative restorative treatment, making them a frequent focus of dental care.