Research and Markets: Global Dental Consumables Market 2012-2016: Growth Rate, Market Size and Forecasts

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Dental Consumables Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the Global Dental Consumables market 2012-2016 to grow at a CAGR of 6.10 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is increase in number of dental procedures. The Global Dental Consumables market has also been witnessing the trend of growing popularity of dental tourism. However, lack of awareness about dental problems could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

Key vendors dominating this market space 3M ESPE AG, Danaher Corp., Dentsply International, Ivoclar Vivadent AG, and Heraeus Kulzer Dental

Other vendors mentioned in the report Nobel Biocare Holding AG, Sirona Dental Systems Inc., GC Corp., Straumann Holding AG, Biomet 3i Inc.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the Healthcare team said: 'Nowadays, laser technology is the most widely used technology in many medical professions, particularly ophthalmology. It has revolutionized the way patients undergo treatment. Hence, the demand for lasers in dentistry has been increasing rapidly in the last few years. Laser dentistry is considered as a substitute for drills and blades as it offers versatility and better accuracy in dental treatments. Additionally, many patients prefer laser dentistry over traditional methods, mainly to avoid oral pain temporarily.

Laser dentistry can be used in many dental treatments such as for detecting cavities, optical coherence tomography, temperature sensitivity, tumor removal, tooth fillings, nerve regeneration, muscle attachment, gum reshaping, and treating cold sores. Hence, there has been a significant increase in the adoption of laser dentistry worldwide.

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