July 24, 2024

Bioceramics Market Estimated To Witness High Growth Owing To Rising Demand For Dental Implants

Bioceramics are inorganic, non-metallic materials that are biocompatible and are used in medical applications such as dental and orthopedic implants. They exhibit properties like biocompatibility, bioactivity, osseointegration, and are used as bone substitutes or alternatives to metal implants. Some common types of bioceramics include hydroxyapatite, bioactive glass, aluminas, and zirconia. These ceramics are used for dental implants, bone grafts, orthopedic and fracture fixation devices.

The bioceramics market is estimated to be valued at US$ 4369.34 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.3% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Dynamics:
According to American Academy of Implant Dentistry, more than 3 million dental implants are placed each year in the United States alone to replace lost or missing teeth, damaged by injury or disease. The number of dental implant surgeries is expected to grow with an increase in aging population globally. Furthermore, increasing R&D activities to develop advanced products using bioceramics for bone regeneration applications is also fuels the market growth. However, availability of alternative treatment options is expected to hamper the market growth over the forecast period.

SWOT Analysis

Strength: Bioceramics exhibit excellent biocompatibility, corrosion resistance and bioactivity properties. Their inert nature and ability to form strong bonds with living bone tissues makes them suitable for applications in orthopedics and dentistry. They offer high fracture toughness and mechanical strength compared to other ceramics.

Weakness: Bioceramics have very high production costs due to complex and expensive processing techniques involved. Potential reaction with body fluids may also release harmful ions making their long term stability a concern.

Opportunity: Growing geriatric population suffering from orthopedic conditions and rising incidence of dental diseases is driving the demand for bioceramics. Increasing investments in R&D for developing better biomimetic materials is expanding their application scope in regenerative medicine.

Threats: Stringent regulatory norms for medical device approval and reimbursement issues may limit commercialization of new bioceramic products. Substitution threat from polymeric biomaterials and metal alloys restricts their widespread adoption.

Key Takeaways

The Global Bioceramics Market Demand is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 4.3% over the forecast period, due to increasing prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal diseases and rising demand for dental restorations.

Regional analysis: North America currently dominates the market and is anticipated to maintain its lead over 2023-2030. This can be attributed to increasing geriatric population, higher healthcare spending and presence of key players in the region. Asia Pacific is poised to be the fastest growing market due to growing medical tourism, rising income levels and growing dental industry in China and India.

Key players analysis: Key players operating in the bioceramics market are CoorsTek, Inc., Kyocera Corporation, Morgan Advanced Materials, CeramTec, BONESUPPORT, COLLAGEN MATRIX, BERKELEY ADVANCED BIOMATERIALS INC., and CERAMTEC. Major companies are focusing on new product launches, partnerships and acquisitions to strengthen their market position and expand their geographic reach.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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