TMJ Implants Market Research Report—Forecast till 2027

TMJ Implants Market: Information by Component (Mandibular Components, Fossa Prostheses, Screws), by Material (Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum, Titanium Alloy, Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, Aluminum, Silicon), by Indication (Arthritic Conditions, Ankylosis), by End User (Hospitals, Dental Clinics), and Region (Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East & Africa)—Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/HC/4717-CR | August 2021 | Region: Global | 110 Pages         

TMJ Implants Market

The TMJ implants market is expected to reach USD 8,043.10 thousand by 2027 at a CAGR of 4.22% during the forecast period.

Segmentation

By Component Mandibular Components Fossa Prostheses Screws
By Material Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum Titanium Alloy Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Aluminum Silicon Others
By Indication Arthritic Conditions Ankylosis Others
By End User Hospitals Dental Clinics Others

Key Players

  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (US)
  • Stryker (US)
  • Ortho Baltic (US)
  • Xilloc Medical B.V. (Netherlands)
  • B. Dental Devices Ltd. (Israel)
  • CADskills (Belgium)
  • RAOMED (Argentina)

Drivers

  • Increasing prevalence of TMJ disorders
  • Technological advancements in biomaterials
  • Rising number of clinical trials
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TMJ Implants Market Overview:


The TMJ implants market is expected to reach USD 8,043.10 thousand by 2027 at a CAGR of 4.22% during the forecast period.

TMJ implants are designed to replace the temporomandibular joint. The market for TMJ implants is expanding worldwide due to factors such as increasing beauty consciousness towards anatomical deformities such as malocclusion, the presence of compressed bone in the ramus of the mandible, or temper mandibular joint alloplastic reconstruction, osteoarthritis conditions, avascular necrosis, or fractures due to accidents. Furthermore, the increasing number of geriatric populations, advancement of medical devices, availability of skilled professionals, and governmental initiatives to support healthcare reform arespurring market growth. However, huge capital investments required for joint replacement orthodontic surgeries, the cost of implants, and the rate of infectionscaused by the implants are restricting the market growth.

COVID-19 Analysis of TMJ implants market :

The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the TMJ implants market. Medical professionals caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 are at a high risk of contracting the infection due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This factor has hampered the TMJ implants market due to the downfall of the number of medical procedures and a delay in the procedures performed in the hospitals, as these procedures are considered non-emergency procedures. Hospitals are facing the wrath of COVID-19. During the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, elective surgeries have been canceled to reduce the risk of patients being exposed to COVID-19 in hospitals, which has impacted the growth rate of the global TMJ implants market.Moreover, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (US) also released guidelines that limit all non-essential adult elective surgery, medical & surgical procedures, and dental procedures that will be delayed during the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

On the manufacturer's side, the top players in the TMJ implants market are expected to continue to face volume growth challenges soon, considering the current production shutdown and reduced demand. However, the TMJ implants market may gain traction as export markets such as the US, the UK, and Germany have become functional again. However, exports are expected to gain notable traction in the next 2–3 years.

TMJ implants market Dynamics:

Market Drivers



  • Increasing prevalence of TMJ disorders



According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research in 2018, the prevalence of TMJ disorders is between 5% and 12% globally, and it is reportedly higher among youngsters. Thus, the risingincidence ofTMJ disordersdrives the demand for TMJ implants, resulting in the growth of the global market. Moreover, women who use supplemental estrogen or oral contraceptives are more likely to seek treatment for these conditions, thus contributing to the growth of the market.



  • Technological advancements in biomaterials



Recently, 3D printing technology has experienced tremendous advancement, significantly improvingbiomaterials and has become significantly cost-effective. Moreover, the option for customization according to requirements further helps in increasing the effectiveness of the implants. For instance, in February 2020, the All India Institute of Medical Science, India,introduced a new patient-specific artificial jaw-joint replacement using 3D printing technology. Furthermore, tissue engineering approaches have emerged as promising treatment options for musculoskeletal disorders. Moreover, increasing research activities in medical biomaterials using nanotechnology applications further boosts the market growth of medical implants. Thus, the technological advancements in biomaterials are expected to boost the growth of the global TMJ implants market during the forecast period.



  • Rising number of clinical trials



Several prominent players operating in the market are focusing on clinical trials on TMJ treatment to strengthen their position in the market. For instance, In May 2020, Westwind Integrated Health (US)announced its latest plans to create awareness regarding TMJ. The intent is to gain a better idea of how children could be affected by the problem. Similarly, a clinical trial at Alexandria University, Egypt, and University Hospital of Badajoz, Spain, is currently comparing the effectiveness of arthrocentesis and operative arthroscopy respectively for pain management in patients with internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint. Moreover, a research study titled "Coronavirus Lockdown as a Major Life Stressor: Does It Affect TMD Symptoms?"was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health in October 2020 and published online on 30th November 2020.Thus, the rising number of clinical trials about TMD symptoms is expected to drive the growth of the global TMJ implants market during the forecast period.

TMJ implants market Restraints



  • Low treatment rate for TMJ-related symptoms



According to the Journal of Dental Research and Review in 2018, it has been estimated that 25% of the general population suffer from TMJ-related symptoms, and only 2% of them seek treatment. Most individuals ignore jaw pain and consider it normal, which is also a limiting factor for market growth.

Market Opportunities



  • New product launches and export-oriented domestic production


The high success rate of the TMJ surgery procedure is anticipated toincrease the adoption rate in countries with limited availability of advanced medical equipment. The increase in the number of patients suffering from TMD symptoms is expected to boost the demand forTMJ implants in the next few years. The growing number of patients suffering from TMD represents an opportunity to develop and commercialize TMJ implants at affordable costs. Nowadays, consumers are becoming more conscious and aware of the issues related to health. Hence, many companies are focusing more on research & development to introduce better options, which provide them an edge over their competitors. Moreover, the market for TMJ implants has been dominated by developed regions with extremely low penetration in developing countries. This presents an unchartered territory that will help drive down the cost by economies of scale. Thus, new product launches and export-oriented domestic production are expected to create lucrative growth opportunities for the vendors operating in the global TMJ implants market.


Global TMJ Implants
Market Share (%), by Components, 2020

Global TMJ Implants Market Share by Components 2020
Source: MRFR Analysis


Value Chain Analysis



  • The value chain analysis for TMJ implants comprises four major components, starting with research and product development followed by manufacturing, distribution, marketing & sales, and ending with post-sales monitoring. The value chain analysis of the global TMJ implants market is very different than the normal industry, and the products are used for treating TMJ disorders.

  • The key market players focus on strategic partnerships and acquisitions. For instance, in April 2021, Stryker completed the acquisition of TMJ Concepts (US), a manufacturer of alloplastic implants.


Segment Overview



  • The global TMJ implants market has been dividedby components,material, indication, andend user.


By Components


  • Mandibular Components
    The mandible, also called the lower jaw, is located inferiorly in the facial skeleton. It is the biggest bone of the face.It is responsible for the formation of the lower jaw and the retention of the lower teeth. It is connected to the temporal bone, forming the temporomandibular joint.The mandibular components are intended to replace the mandibular condyle's articular surface. The mandibular components are offered in several sizes and shapes to suit the requirement. The mandibular components are generally made of metal alloys.


Fossa Prosthesis
The fossa prosthesis is used to replace the glenoid fossa and the articular eminence of the temporal bone, which make up the articulating surface of the temporomandibular joint.The fossa prosthesis comprises Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) and is also offered in variable sizes.

Screws
Screws are available in several materials. The screws for TMJ implants are specifically designed for use in the fixation TMJ reconstruction prostheses. The fossa screws are designed to fit the fossa prosthesis, whereas the mandibular prosthesis screws are designed to fit the mandibular prosthesis.


By Material


On the basis of material, the market is segmented into cobalt-chromium-molybdenum, titanium alloy, Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), aluminum, silicon, and others. The cobalt-chromium-molybdenumsegment accounted for the larger market share and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 3.85% from 2021 to 2027.

Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum
Cobalt-chrome (Co-Cr) is a metal alloy of cobalt and chromium. The Co-Cr alloys have high strength, temperature endurance, wear resistance, and corrosion resistance, making them one of the most preferred materials for the implants.

Titanium Alloy
Titanium alloys are long-lasting, permanent, and durable. Moreover, Titanium implants are widely used in dental applications because titanium can fuse well with the human jawbone.

 

Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene(UHMWPE)
UHMWPE is a subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene. UHMWPE comprises extremely long molecular chains, which makes it resistant to wear. It is odorless, tasteless, and non-toxic. Owing to these qualities, it finds its application in the medical industry as a biomaterial for use in several orthopedic and dental implants.

Aluminum
Aluminum alloys are often used as biomaterials for medical implants. The Ti-6Al-4V is one of the most commonly used titanium alloys and offers high specific strength and excellent corrosion resistance.

Silicone
Silicone is considered a biocompatible material and has good mechanical properties. It is low cost, non-toxic, and non-irritant material.

Others
Other materials include stainless steel, gold alloys, nickel-chromium alloys, and more.


By Indication

On the basis of indication, the market is segmented intoarthritic conditions, ankylosis, and others. The arthritic conditions segment accounted for the larger market share and is projected to reach USD 5,017.46 thousand by the end of 2027, owing to the risingprevalence of temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder.

Arthritic Conditions
Arthritis isInflammation of one or more joints, causing pain,swelling and tenderness of one or more joints.The most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and psoriatic arthritis.Osteoarthritis is a rheumatic musculoskeletal condition that affects a large number of people. According to Global Health Metrics (GBD), osteoarthritis affected 303 million people globally in 2017.

Ankylosis
Ankylosis is defined as an abnormal stiffening or immobility of a joint from a fibrous or bony union due to disease, injury, or a surgical procedure.The causative factor for TMJ ankylosis includes trauma, infection, or systemic diseases. In addition, ankylosis can also occur as a result of TMJ surgery.

Others
Others include traumatic injuries, misalignment of the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding or clenching, poor posture, stress, and gum chewing.

 

By End User


On the basis of end user, the market is bifurcated intohospitals, dental clinics, and others. The hospitals segment accounted for the larger market share with a value of USD 4,462.70 thousand in 2020due to advanced treatment procedures available in hospitals, because of which patients usually prefer to be treated there.

Hospitals
Hospitals are the primary locations for patients receiving consultationandtreatment. Since advanced treatment procedures are available in hospitals, patients usually prefer to be treated in hospitals. Moreover, the presence of a large number of hospitals is likely to support market growth. For instance, the US has about 6,090 active hospitals, and a well-established healthcare sector will boost the growth of the market during the forecast period.

Dental Clinics
As per the American Dental Association, Health Policy Resources Center, Supply of Dentists, 2017, more than 3,500 practicing prosthodontists and prosthodontic residents in the US.Moreover, the growing adoption of advanced dental clinics with state-of-the-art facilities also drives the growth of the market. The high demand for dental services and availability of dental professionals is expected to increase the number of TMJ surgical procedures, thereby driving the demand for TMJ implants.

Others
Others include dental research centers, academic research centers, and others.

 

GlobalTMJ Implants Market Share (%), by Region, 2020

 Global TMJ Implants Market Share by Region 2020
Source: MRFR Analysis


Regional Analysis


The global TMJ implants market, based on region, has been divided into the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East & Africa.

Americas:
The Americas is expected to hold the largest market share due to the advanced healthcare infrastructure, high healthcare expenditure, sports-related mouth injuries, and the presence of prominent industry players. According to the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), 13–39% of dental injuries are associated with sports, among which 2–18% of the damages are related to the maxillofacial region.Moreover, according to FDA, the US recorded 5,500 TMJ total joint replacements during the tenure of 2005–2014, while during 2014–2018, the region recorded 680 medical device reports related to TMJ implants.

Europe:
Europe accounted for a significant share of the globalTMJ implants market. This can be attributed to theprevalence of TMJ disorder, expansion of product portfolio,and the emergence of custom-designed and 3D printed implants.Moreover, increasing temporomandibular disorder (TMD) cases owing to wear and tear of joint surrounding cartilage tissue drive the demand for TMJ implants in Europe.

Asia-Pacific:
Asia-Pacific is estimated to be significant in TMJ treatment due to transformation in healthcare infrastructure, rising investment to upgrade medical device manufacturing facilities, economical device costs, and treatment facilities. Owing to the rising number of cases across different countries in Asia, the government authorities have planned to invest in healthcare facilities. These public authorities are also investing in R&D activities to develop advanced medical devices. The government authorities are partnering with private players to accelerate the innovation process and commercialize healthcare-related productsthat drive theTMJ implantsmarket.

Middle East & Africa:
The TMJ implants market in the Middle East & Africa accounts for the minimum share of the TMJ implant market owing to climate constraints andgeopolitical tensions that have limited investment in the region. During the corona outbreak, the region experienced a crisis in the development and manufacturing of healthcare products. However, the government authorities are recruiting high qualified surgeons and medical staff for surgical assistance. These surgeons are well versed in cosmetics, implants, dentures, temporomandibular disorders, and maxillofacial prostheses.


Competitive Landscape

The global TMJ implants market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years due to the increasing prevalence of TMJ disorders, technological advancements in biomaterials, and the rising number of clinical trials. The global TMJ implants market is characterized by the presence of several global and regional vendors. The market is highly competitive, with all the players trying to gain maximum market share. Frequent changes in government policies, intense competition, and FDA regulations are the key factors that impact global market growth. The vendors compete based on cost, product quality, reliability, and costs. It is crucial for the players to offer cost-efficient and high-quality TMJ implants to succeed in an intensely competitive market environment.


The leading players such as Stryker, Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc, and Ortho Baltic, etc.,are dominating the market due to their advanced product offerings, high industry experience, and geographic reach. These players may establish their presence worldwide through strategic partnerships and acquisitions during the forecast period.

List of Key Companies Covered in this report:

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (US)
Stryker (US)
Ortho Baltic (US)
Xilloc Medical B.V. (Netherlands)
B. Dental Devices Ltd. (Israel)
CADskills (Belgium)
RAOMED (Argentina)
Recent Developments

In April 2021, Stryker completed the acquisition of TMJ Concepts, a manufacturer of alloplastic implants.
In April 2017, Ortho Baltic acquired Nikon Metrology Computed Tomography (CT) inspection equipment for quality control.
Report Overview:


The study covers the existing short-term and long-term market effects, helping decision-makers draft short-term and long-term plans for businesses by region. The report covers major regions in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa. The report analyzes market drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, Porter's Five Forces, Value Chain, and impact of COVID-19 on the market.


Scope of the Report & Segmentation

Global TMJ Implants Market, by Component

Mandibular Components
Fossa Prostheses
Screws
Global TMJ Implants Market, by Material

Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum
Titanium Alloy
Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
Aluminum
Silicon
Others
Global TMJ Implants Market, by Indication

Arthritic Conditions
Ankylosis
Others
Global TMJ Implants Market, by End User

Hospitals
Dental Clinics
Others
Global TMJ Implants Market, by Region

Americas

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Latin America



Europe

  • Western Europe

  • Germany

  • France

  • UK

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • Rest of Europe

  • Eastern Europe



Asia-Pacific

  • China

  • Japan

  • India

  • Australia

  • South Korea

  • Rest of Asia-Pacific



Middle East & Africa


  • Middle East

  • Africa



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: USD 8,043.10Thousand
  CAGR   4.22%
  Base Year   2020
  Forecast Period   2021-2027
  Historical Data   2017 to 2019
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Thousand)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Components, Material, Indication, and End User
  Geographies Covered   Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa
  Key Vendors   Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (US), Stryker (US), Ortho Baltic (US), Xilloc Medical B.V. (Netherlands), A.B. Dental Devices Ltd. (Israel), CADskills (Belgium)
  Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and export-oriented domestic production
  Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing prevalence of TMJ disorders\r\n•\tTechnological advancements in biomaterials
  • Rising number of clinical trials


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The high cost of the procedure and implants can prevent the TMJ implants market from having an easy growth in the market.

    The Americas would be the largest TMJ implants market.

    The Asia Pacific TMJ implants market would be the fastest-growing regional market.

    TMJ implants market report has orthognathic surgery, TMJ arthroscopy, total joint replacement, discectomy and disc repair procedures, and others.

    The discussed end users are research & academics, dental clinics, hospitals, and others.