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Glass-ionomer Cement Market Size & Growth, 2018 | Industry Report

Glass-ionomer Cement Industry 2018 Market Research Report

Report ID: MN17613761  |  Published: August 2016  |  No of Pages: 111
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Pharmaceuticals  |  Publisher: QY Research

Global Glass-ionomer Cement Market is segmented on the basis of types, application, and region. Glass-ionomer cements (GICs) are clinically attractive dental materials that have certain unique properties which make them useful as restorative and luting materials. Glass ionomer cement is a tooth colored material, introduced by Wilson and Kent. Material was based on reaction between silicate glass powder & polyacrylic acid. They bond chemically to tooth structure & release fluoride for comparatively long period.It consists of powdered fluoroaluminosilicate glass and a polyalkenoic acid. Polyacrylic acid is often merged into the powder in its dehydrated form, leaving the liquid to consist of water or an aqueous solution of tartaric acid and others. Glass ionomer direct restorative materials are an excellent alternative which solves many of the challenges associated with composite materials.

The use of glass-ionomer cements in clinical dentistry is now well-established all over. They have several unique properties, inclusive of biological compatibility, adhesion to moist tooth structure, and anti-carcinogenic properties owing to their fluoride release.Glass ionomer sealants do prevent caries through a steady fluoride release over the period of time and the fissures are found to be more resistant to demineralization, even after the visible loss of sealant material. Prior to procedures, starter materials with respect to glass ionomers are supplied either as a powder mixed with water or as a powder and liquid. A mixed form of these materials could be provided in an encapsulated form.

Glass-ionomer Cement Market is classified, by product types into Water-Mixed, Non-Water Mixed, and Hybrids. Water is used instead of an acid, altering the properties of the material and its uses. This reaction produces a powdered cement of glass particles surrounded by matrix of fluoride elements and is known chemically as Glass Polyalkenoate. There are other forms of similar reactions which can take place. Glass-ionomer Cement Market is classified, by chemical composition into Glass-ionomer cement (Glass polyalkenoates, Glass polyphosphonates), Glass-ionomer Hybrid Materials (Resin modified glass-ionomer). Glass-ionomer Cement Market is classified, by type into Luting Cements, Bases or Liners, Restorative Cements.Glass ionomers are available as luting agents formulated as traditional glass ionomer materials, and as resin-modified versions. These latter formulations have included much of the clinicians’ attention in recent years, both because of their superior physical properties, and because of their ease of use in terms of handling properties.

Glass ionomers, first as traditional glass ionomers and now predominantly as resin-modified materials, have become a standard element in the armamentarium of restorative materials used for children. The physical properties ofresin-modified materials that have been formulated for use as restorative materials, makes these materials useful not only because of their designed-in properties, but also because of their clinical handling.Glass-ionomer Cement Market is segmented, geographically into North America, Europe (Eastern Europe, Western Europe), Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. Glass-ionomer Cement Market key players are GC, 3M, DENTSPLY, Heraeus Kulzer, Shofu, Ivoclar Vivadent, Voco, KaVo, DENTAURUM, Prime Dental, Promedica, Spofa Dent, I-dental, Harvard, Rongxiang Dent, Shanghai DMF and Wuhan Kouqiang.

Market Segment:

Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Glass-ionomer Cement in these regions, from 2013 to 2025 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Europe
• China
• Japan
• Southeast Asia
• India

Global Glass-ionomer Cement market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
• GC (JP)
• 3M (US)
• DENTSPLY (US)
• Heraeus Kulzer (DE)
• Shofu (JP)
• Ivoclar Vivadent (LI)
• VOCO (DE)
• KaVo (US)
• DENTAURUM (DE)
• Prime Dental (US)
• Promedica (DE)
• Spofa Dent (CZ)
• I-dental (LT)
• Harvard (DE)
• Rongxiang Dent (CN)
• Shanghai DMF (CN)
• Shanghai New Century (CN)
• Wuhan Kouqiang (CN)
• Zhangjiang Bio (CN)

On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Water-Mixed
• Non-Water Mixed
• Hybrids

On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including
• Luting cements
• Bases or liners
• Restorative cements

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