Clear Aligners Market by Age Group (Teenagers, Adults), by End User (Hospitals, Dental Clinics, Others) and by Geography (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa) – Size, Share, Outlook and Opportunity Analysis, 2018 – 2026

  • To Be Published : Apr 2019 |
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Clear aligners are used to straighten and align teeth for appropriate positioning of teeth. Clear aligners are best substitute to old and conventionally used braces, which are designed in such a way that help to guide teeth into its proper position. The main difference between braces and clear aligners is that clear aligners do not require metal wires or brackets to control tooth movement. Moreover, clear aligners are not visible thus, it do not impact the daily lifestyle of patient. The aligners are made of fabricated material and invisible plastic to fit each and every individual's mouth, which gently and gradually shift teeth in right place over the period.

Clear aligners offer more comfort and convenience treatment over the traditional braces. Furthermore, aligners take less time to complete the treatment procedure and are cost effective. It also avoids side effects such as plaque buildup, tooth decay, mouth sores, and injuries, which is caused by the regular metal braces.

Clear Aligners Market - Market Dynamics

Consumer awareness toward dental health and increasing disposable incomes of the general population, increasing penetration of dental insurance for orthodontic patients, and rising cases of orthodontic treatments and are the factors driving growth of the global clear aligners market. Conscientiousness about dental hygiene at young age, adoption of western culture such as fast-food, eating habits and aesthetic concerns in teenagers are factors driving growth of the global clear aligner’s teenagers segment.

Clear Aligners Market - Regional Insights

On the basis of geography, clear aligners market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. North America is expected to hold dominant position in terms of revenue generation and demand for clear aligners in the market during the forecast period. The U.S. dominates the market in this region due to continuous technological advancements and well developed healthcare infrastructure. Moreover, high adoption rate of technologically advanced products has fuelled growth of the market in this region. 

However, factors such as less number of dentists, lack of adequate skill among medical practitioners in emerging countries, limited insurance coverage on orthodontic treatment hampers growth of the clear aligners market.


Clear Aligners Market - Competitive Landscape

Major players operating in the clear aligners market includes DENTSPLY International Inc., Align Technology, Inc., Clear Correct, LLC, Danaher Corporation, 3M, SmileDirectClub, Straumann Group, Henry Schein, Great Lake Orthodontics, and Geniova Technologies.

Clear Aligners Market - Market Taxonomy

On the basis of age groups, the global clear aligners market is segmented into:

  • Teenagers
  • Adults

On the basis of end user, the global clear aligners market is segmented into:

  • Hospitals
  • Dental Clinics
  • Others

On the basis of geography, the global clear aligners market is segmented into:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

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