Global Dental Filling Market by material type (Glass Ionomer, Silver Amalgam, Composite Fillings, Ceramic Fillings, Gold Fillings, and Others); by end-user (Hospital, Dental Clinics, Research Institutions, and Others); by regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa): Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2027

The global dental fillings market was valued at USD 1,232.3 million in 2020, and it is expected to reach USD 1,822.1 million by 2027, with a CAGR of 5.7%, during the forecast period.

Dental Fillings Market

Dental fillings is a type of healing dental treatment used to repair minimal to moderate tooth fractures, tooth decay, and other damaged surfaces of the teeth. Dental fillings materials can also be used to even out tooth surfaces for better biting or chewing. The enamel loss is a very common component in tooth decay that causes discomfort a tooth sensitivity. This sensitivity occurs due to the enamel loss that can be slowly improved once a proper dental fillings material is being used to soothe the surface. Depending on the tooth decay or damage, the damaged tooth may require additional or alternative procedures that include root canal treatment, dental implants, dental crowns, and dental bridges. Moreover, these dental crowns are also being used in providing the additional support to the teeth, especially in cases where the teeth have been affected mostly.

The key factors propelling the growth of the market are increasing burden of dental problems, such as teeth discoloration, gaps between teeth, misalignment of teeth, and others. Moreover, increasing number of cases of dental cavities and rising increasing popularity and awareness among the population about dental aesthetic are expected to foster the demand for dental fillings. Increasing prevalence of the dental disorders is the key factor fuelling the demand for the dental fillings market. For instance, according to WHO approximately 60%-90% of children’s and 100% of adults are suffering from dental cavities across globe and this number is expected to rise over the coming years. Moreover, increasing demand for cosmetic dentistry and product advancements in tooth fillings products are fostering the demand of dental fillings. For instance, a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry suggested that about 99.7% of the American adults believe that a pleasant smile is important aspect in personal life. Therefore, many of the Americans prefer the cosmetic dentistry procedure, thus, fueling the market growth.

         By Material Type

  1. Glass Ionomer
  2. Silver Amalgam
  3. Composite Fillings
  4. Ceramic Fillings
  5. Gold Fillings
  6. Others (resin-modified glass ionomer, silicates, and compomers)

               By End-User

  1. Hospital
  2. Dental Clinics
  3. Research Institutions
  4. Others (dental ambulatory surgical centers, dental academics)

                  By Region

  1. North America
  2. Europe
  3. Asia Pacific
  4. Latin America
  5. Middle East & Africa

The unique insights provided by this report also includes the following:

  • In-depth value chain analysis
  • Opportunity mapping
  • Sector snapshot
  • Key Players Positioning Matrix
  • Regulatory scenario
  • Strategies Adopted-Benchmarking Heat Map
  • Market trends
  • Covid-19 impact analysis
  • Product comparison
  • Pre & Post COVID 19 impact on Dental Fillings Market
  • Competitive Landscape

Based on material Type, glass-ionomers segment is growing with a highest CAGR during the forecast period

The glass-ionomer is witnessing substantial growth in the market with a growing CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period. Glass-ionomer cements belong to the class of materials known as acid-base cements. They are based on the product of reaction of weak polymeric acids with powdered glasses of basic character. Glass-ionomers have various uses within dentistry. They are used as full restorative materials, especially in the primary dentition, and also as liners and bases, as fissure sealants and as bonding agents for orthodontic brackets. The other segments are also growing

Based on End-users, Dental clinics is dominating the global dental fillings market in the year 2020

Dental clinics hold a significant share of the dental fillings market. Treatment that is done includes the secondary care in the dental clinics. However, clinics are turning into viable care centers for patients, on account of their relatively better service time. While hospitals are likely to cater to emergency and critical dental cases, the demand for aesthetic dental procedures would expand the functional area of dental clinics.

Recently, with this COVID pandemic situation has grown significantly and it is found having an unprecedented impact on the global economy, including that of the dental industry. Most dental clinics are found to be shut and a few are offering only the emergency services. Emergency dental care was provided with advice on strict personal protection and measures to reduce and avoid the production of droplets and aerosols. As the situation will become better, the dental clinics will restart its services. Hence, all these factors are expected to show a steady growth over the forecast period.

Based on Regions, the Asia Pacific region is expected to grow with the highest CAGR global market during the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is expected to grow with a high CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period. The market is witnessing growth due to the rising demand of dental care across China, India, Japan, South Korea among other countries. In China, oral health is becoming a major public health problem as the prevalence of non-communicable diseases has greatly increased with the span of time. As oral health is becoming prominent, dental procedures are also coming into focus. Periodontal disease (PD) and caries are among the most prevalent oral diseases found in the country.  

North America holds the largest market share in the year 2020 owing to the rising patient awareness about the complexity of the disease, supportive reimbursement, and a rising number of dental clinics. In addition, public support for improving access to dental care in the U.S. has further resulted in the increased adoption of advanced practices for better patient care. This is another factor that positively influencing regional market growth.

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence:

The major players operating in the global dental fillings market includes DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik, Coltene Whaledent Dentsply, SDI Limited, Kerr Corporation, GC America, Kuraray Noritake Dental, Pentron Clinical Technologies, DenMat Holdings, Kettenbach among others. The companies are adopting growth strategies, such as mergers and acquisitions, expansion of product portfolio, and R&D in fillings materials, among others.

The report also provides in-depth analysis of market dynamics such as drivers, restraints and opportunities.

Snapshot of Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges of Dental Fillings Market


  • Growing Burden of Gaps Between Teeth, Misalignment of
  • Teeth, Loss of Tooth, etc
  • Increasing Number of Cases of Dental Cavities


  • High Operational Costs for Dental Procedures


  • Side effects of silver amalgam

The report also provides in-depth analysis of key market trends

Sr Trends Impact
1 Increasing healthcare expenditure, escalating demand for cosmetic dentistry, and rising awareness for dental care will boost the demand for dental fillings materials. Positive
2 Increasing government initiatives to improve dental health is propelling the dental fillings market. For instance, the National Oral Health Programme (NOHP) presents the Indian Dental Association (IDA’s) aim for better dental health in 2020. Positive

The report also provides in-depth analysis of recent News Developments and Investments

Sr News and Developments in the Global Dental Fillings Market
       1 In May 2019, 3M entered an agreement to acquire the San Antonio’s wound care company, Acelity, for USD 6.7 billion. This was expected to expand the company’s presence in advanced and surgical wound care.
       2 In March 2018, Dentsply Sirona announced the acquisition of the technology solutions provider, OraMetrix.

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence

The key players operating in the market are:

  1. 3M
  2. Dentsply Sirona
  3. Ivoclar Vivadent AG
  4. Shofu Inc.
  5. BISCO Inc.
  6. SDI Limited
  7. DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH
  8. FGM Dental Products
  9. Envista Holdings Corporation
  10. Coltene Whaledent Dentsply

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Dental Clinic is the fastest growing among all the end-users in the Dental Filling market

In the base year, North America accounted for the largest market share

The market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 % during the forecast period

The global dental fillings market was valued at USD 1,232.3 million in 2020, and it is expected to reach USD 1,822.1 million by 2027

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Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Introduction
    • Engagement Objective
    • Scope of the Study: Segmentation 
    • Timeframe, Currency and Limitations
  • Section 2: Research Methodology
    • 3P Research Approach
    • Market Sizing Approach
    • Data Sources
    • Primary Research Coverage
  • Section 3: Executive Summary
    • Global Market Summary
    • Market Snapshot
    • Country Snapshot
  • Section 4: Premium Insights
    • Key Trend Analysis
    • Major Investment Scenario
    • New revenue Pockets
    • Pain Point Analysis
    • Price Trend Analysis
    • Strategies Adopted-Benchmarking Heat Map
    • Regulatory Implications & Standards and Building Codes
    • Business Recommendations
      • Opportunity Mapping
    • PESTEL Analysis
    • Market Positioning Matrix
  • Section 5: Market Overview & Competitive Landscape
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Investment Scenario by key Players
    • Key Player Overview
    • Product comparison
    • Competitive Benchmarking
    • Player Wise Geographic Presence
    • Player Wise Target Customer Segment
    • Recent News
      • Product Launches & upgrades
      • R&D / Innovation
      • Merger & Acquisition
      • JV & Partnership
      • Recognition and others
  • Section 6: Market Size and Share Analysis
    • Market Size & Historic Growth
    • Market Size by Player Category
    • Market Size by Material Type
      • Glass Ionomer
      • Silver Amalgam
      • Composite Fillings
      • Ceramic Fillings
      • Gold Fillings
      • Others
    • Market Size by End-User
      • Hospital
      • Dental Clinics
      • Research Institutions
      • Others
  • Section 7: Market Dynamics
    • DROC Impact Analysis
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Opportunities
  • Section 8: Future Forecast & Impact of COVID-19
    • Key Drivers & Anticipated Revival Period
    • Key Trends Analysis
    • Impact on End user Industry
    • Opportunity Analysis
    • Pre & Post COVID 19 impact
    • End-Use Specific COVID-19 Impact
    • Key Factor Analysis
  • Section 9: Regional Market Size and Share Analysis
    • North America
      • Market Overview and Analysis
      • Key Country Analysis
        • US
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Market Overview and Analysis
      • Key Country Analysis
        • Germany
        • UK
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Overview and Analysis
      • Key Country Analysis
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • South Korea
        • Rest Of APAC
    • Latin America
      • Market Overview and Analysis
      • Key Country Analysis
        • Brazil
        • Argentina
        • Rest of LATAM
    • Middle East & Africa
      • Market Overview and Analysis
      • Key Country Analysis
        • GCC
        • Rest of MEA
  • Section 10: Company Profile
    • 3M
    • Dentsply Sirona
    • Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    • Shofu Inc.
    • BISCO Inc.
    • SDI Limited
    • DMG Chemisch-Pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH
    • FGM Dental Products
    • Envista Holdings Corporation
    • Coltene Whaledent Dentsply
    • Other Notable Players


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