Dublin, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Dental Crowns and Bridges Market- Growth, Trends, Covid-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 – 2027)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
The dental crowns and bridges market is estimated to register a CAGR of 8.15% during the forecast period (2022-2027).
The global dental crowns and bridges market was affected negatively by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many dental procedures were postponed or canceled as they require close contact with the doctor and their patients and with the dental equipment, which holds the risk of virus contamination. This market studied was also affected badly as the production and distribution channels were stopped completely during the lockdown. However, this market’s downfall is estimated to be temporary because people needed root canals and other emergency procedures during the lockdown, as well as practices adapted to the pandemic situation quickly by safely providing emergency services.
The increase in demand for preventive and cosmetic dentistry and the rising awareness about dental care in advanced and developed countries are driving the growth of the market studied. The current trends for the global dental crown and bridges market are 3D imaging and CAD/CAM technologies, which would help in treating dental disorders, thus boosting the market growth.
Key Market Trends
Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal (PFM) Segment to Dominate the Market
Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) dental crowns have been a solution to restoring a damaged tooth’s look and function for a very long time now. The segment is expected to grow in the forthcoming years.
Many metals dental crowns are now coming to market because metal crowns are exceptionally strong, and they can be made from stainless steel, gold, or a variety of metal alloys. But a common alternative to metal crowns is crowns made by fusing porcelain to metal. With these porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) dental crowns, patients have the advantage of the strength of metals, and the porcelain overlay can give a natural color that can match the original color of teeth. These advantages are boosting the market demand for metal crowns. Metal dental crowns have various applications, including teeth filling, correction of anomalous formation of teeth, correction of gaps of teeth, tooth discoloration, and teeth fixing.
Due to the patients looking for dental crowns that have the most natural color and match with the original dent, porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) dental crowns are one of the durable and affordable options available in the market. The increasing demand for porcelain- fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns is boosting market growth and is estimated to rise at a considerable rate in the coming years.
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research data and statistics report on Dental Caries (Tooth Decay) in Seniors (Age 65 and over) reviewed in July 2018, approximately 5% of seniors aged 65 and older have no teeth, and 93% of seniors aged 65 and older have had dental caries in their permanent teeth in the United States. This increasing population in the United States opts for PFM dental crown and bridge procedures. The