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The demand for improved esthetics in dental prosthetics is no longer exclusive to veneers. With the higher quality of all-ceramic material restorations, crowns and bridges no longer function to simply repair or replace missing teeth.
New research shows the Australian dental prosthetics market is valued at $426 million USD. This total value is made up of revenues from the dental crown, bridge and denture markets. Growth in the overall dental prosthetics market will be driven by a strong demand for more aesthetically pleasing dental restoration product selections.
Crowns and bridges accounted for the majority of the total dental prosthetic market value. All-ceramics are especially popular, and compared to the other Asia-Pacific countries, Australia appears to be more technology driven, which will contribute significantly to the increase in all-ceramic restorations and the growing adoption rate for CAD/CAM technology.
Common Dental Prosthetic Materials
Gold and Gold Alloys: Gold prosthetics are popular due to their strength and durability. They tend to last longer than structures made from other materials as they resist abrasion and fractures. Aside from the higher cost, some consumers may be put off by the unnatural appearance of prosthetics made from gold.
Porcelain Fused to Metal (PFM), Semi-Precious and Precious Alloys: Crowns and bridges made of PFM look significantly more like real teeth than gold or gold-alloy devices. This type of material is a combination of metal alloys and porcelain. Precious alloys must be made of at least 60% noble metals (gold, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, osmium and ruthenium), with a minimum of 40% gold composition. These devices benefit from both the natural appearance of porcelain and the durability of the metal base.
This article was initially published on Dentalcompare, if you’d like to read more please visit https://www.dentalcompare.com/Featured-Articles/353128-Dental-Prosthetics-Market-in-Australia-to-Pass-500-Million-by-2024/
For Further Information
More on the dental prosthetics market in Australia can be found in a series of reports published by iData entitled the Australia Market Report Suite for Dental Prosthetics. The full report suite on the Australia market for dental prosthetics includes crowns and bridges, inlays and onlays, veneers, dentures and denture teeth.
The iData series on the market for dental prosthetics covers the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia, China, India, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and 15 countries in Europe including Germany, France, the United Kingdom (U.K.), Italy, Spain, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg), Scandinavia (Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway), Portugal, Austria and Switzerland. Reports provide a comprehensive analysis including units sold, procedure numbers, market value, forecasts, as well as detailed competitive market shares and analysis of major players’ success strategies in each market and segment. To find out more about dental prosthetics market data, register online or email us at [email protected] for an Australia Market Report Suite for Dental Prosthetics brochure and synopsis.