Clear Aligners Market Report

Clear Aligners Market by Product Type (Hard, Medium and Soft), Age Group (Children and Adult), End User (Hospital, Orthodontic and Dental Clinic) and Geography - Global market share, Trend Analysis and Forecast , 2019 - 2028

Report Code : 10119 | Publish Date : Upcoming | Industry : Healthcare | Geography : Global

Clear aligners are an alternative to traditional braces and are designed to help guide teeth into their proper position. These aligners are nearly invisible, minimally invasive, removable and resistant to clouding from wear. Aligners are moderately new orthodontic treatment choice which expels the requirement for affixing braces to the teeth. With the recent increase in people seeking orthodontic treatment, there has been a corresponding increase in demand for appliances that are both more aesthetic and more comfortable than conventional fixed appliances. Several dozen companies around the globe are now manufacturing aligners, with the number increasing every year.

Clear Aligners Market Outlook

Increasing prevalence of oral health diseases such as crooked teeth diseases (Malocclusion) is driving growth of the clear aligners market. For instance according to the research published in the SRM Journal of Research in Dental Sciences  the prevalence of crowding was around 51.4% in girls and 50.4% in boys, and cross-bite was around 18.3% in girls and 17.8% in boys in Indian schools children. With the increasing prevalence of oral health issues, the market is likely to grow at significant pace

As compared to the traditional braces, treatment using clear aligners offers flexibility, convenience and better comfort. With an increased demand among both women and men for treatments to improve their appearance and youthfulness, there is a growing demand for treatment using invisible aligners. Thus, the growing demand for the cosmetic dentistry is a major factor for the market growth. 

Clear Aligners Market Segmental Highlights

The report analyses the global clear aligners market based on product type, age group, end user and geography. 

Clear Aligners Market by Product Type 

Clear aligners market by product type is categorised into Hard, Medium and Soft aligners.  During one individual step of treatment three aligners of different layer thickness are worn in weekly intervals. Each step has 3 aligners (soft, medium, hard) used for 1 week each. Clinical studies brought evidence that the use of soft/medium/hard aligners are very important in order to get regular and constant forces on the teeth.

Clear Aligners Market by Age Group 

The clear aligners market by age group is bifurcated into adult and children. The use of clear aligners treatment is higher in adult populace, owing to the increase in prevalence of malocclusion in adults. for instance, according to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), approximately 1.4 million patients aged 18 years and above opted for orthodontic treatment for misaligned teeth in the U.S. and Canada between 2012 and 2014. The desire to look good and confident increases the demand of the clear aligners due to its invisible nature. 

Clear Aligners Market by End User

The hospitals, dental and orthodontic clinics are the major end users of the clear aligners.

Clear Aligners Market by Geography 

The clear aligners market is studied for the key regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. The North America region dominated the global clear aligners market. The large share of North America can be attributed to the increase in the utilization of clear aligners among patients and rising health expenditure per person and this rise in cases of orthodontic problems in this region.  Asia-Pacific offers growth opportunities for the market on the back of its continuously growing economies and recent developments in healthcare 

Clear Aligners Market Key Players 

Key players in the global Clear Aligners market are Align Technology, Inc., Dentsply Sirona, Institute Straumann AG, Clarus Company, Danaher Corporation, 3M, 3 Shape A/S, Henry Schein, Inc.  and Dentaurum GmbH & Co. KG among others. 

Key Development 

Sept 2019: New York-based 3D printing bureau Voodoo Manufacturing, has launched Voodoo Clear Aligners, a new dental manufacturing and distribution service, for its first partnering direct-to-consumer brand Smilelove.

Oct 2019: Align Technology, Inc. introduced a new Invisalign product offering to empower doctors with new tools and technology to better serve the rapidly expanding market for clear aligner treatment, especially with consumers who are looking for more moderate teeth straightening options.  

Oct 2018: Align Technology, expanded its the interactive brand experience program to eight new locations in major US cities in the fourth quarter of 2018. The program expansion is designed to address the rapidly evolving consumer market for clear aligners.

The report analyses the global Clear Aligners market based on product type, age group, end user and geography. Based on product type, the global market has been segmented into hard, medium, and soft. Based on age, the global market has been divided into children and adult. The major end user of the market includes Hospital and orthodontic & dental clinic.

Key players in the global Clear Aligners market are Align Technology, Inc., Dentsply Sirona, Institute Straumann AG, Clarus Company, Danaher Corporation, 3M, 3 Shape A/S, Henry Schein, Inc. and Dentaurum GmbH & Co. KG among others. 

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  • The report offers changing market dynamics in the clear aligners market, presenting historical, current and projected market size in terms of value (USD Million)
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  • It presents a comprehensive assessment of geographical regions exhibiting promising growth, potential and niche segments, and a neutral perspective on the clear aligners market performance
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