The global Orthodontics Appliance market is valued at xxx million US$ in 2018 is expected to reach xxx million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of xx% during 2019-2025.
Orthodontic technology is a specialty of dental technology that is concerned with the design and fabrication of dental appliances for the treatment of malocclusions, which may be a result of tooth irregularity, disproportionate jaw relationships, or both. Orthodontic technology closes the wide gaps between teeth, aligning the tips of the teeth, straightening crooked teeth, improving speech or chewing ability, boosting the long-term health of gums and teeth, and preventing long-term excessive wear or trauma of the teeth.
Increasing adoption of braces to align the tips of the teeth, treatment can be cosmetic, to improve a person's appearance, and to improve oral function. The American Dental Association reports that 70 % of braces are on females, and largely for aesthetics. The majority of these patients are 12-15 years old. In 2015, more than 1 million people in North America had braces. Around 4 million people in the USA were wearing braces in 2017.
High prevalence of malocclusion, a highly prevalent dental condition, that affect almost 50% to 75% of the population around all the developed countries, growing aging population and their dependency on dental services is one of the major factors which is boosting the market. Escalating demand for cosmetic dentistry are expected to be the driving factor. The alternative products for Orthodontics might hamper the global Orthodontics Appliance market. For instance, most of the adults are selecting invasive procedures like bridges, implants, and crowns to get similar aesthetic results faster.
Based on product type, the global Orthodontics Appliance market is broadly segmented as Metal Braces, Ceramic Braces, Invisible Braces. In 2018 Metal Braces is the dominant segment, and it accounts for approximately one-third of the market. Metal braces are made of stainless-steel brackets and wires. According to the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), metal braces are a type of metal alloy, and they are adjusted with the help of ligatures or the rubber bands that attach the wires to the brackets.
In 2018 Metal braces is the dominant segment, and it accounts for approximately one-third of the market. Metal braces cost $3,000-7,500. Metal braces are usually less expensive, and the only one for extensive treatment. The treatment consists of metal brackets fastened directly to the teeth that are connected by an archwire and held in place by elastic bands. These wires are tightened over time to bring teeth to their desired location.
Based on application, the global Orthodontics Appliance market is broadly segmented as Kids, Teenage, Adults, Others. In 2018 Teenage is the dominant segment. In 2018 Teenage is the dominant segment, and it accounts for approximately 40% of the market.
Ceramic braces are less noticeable while using. According to the Cleveland Clinic, ceramic braces can become stained or discolored over time. Ceramic braces treatment may also last longer because the ceramic brackets can create friction against the wires. Ceramic braces usually cost $3,500-8,000. Ceramic braces are more expensive than metal braces. The main reason for its high cost is due to the average treatment time is a little bit longer.
The global Orthodontics Appliance market is segmented into North America, Europe, China, Japan, and Rest of World.
North America is dominating the global Orthodontics Appliance market, due to the increasing adoption of braces in the U.S., For instance, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 6,190 orthodontists are practicing in the United States in 2018.
The regulatory approval for Orthodontics Appliance is one of the key factor driving the North America Orthodontics Appliance market. For instance, On October 29, 2018, Align Technology, Inc., have received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Invisalign treatment with mandibular advancement for commercial availability in the U.S. Invisalign is the first clear aligner solution for Class II correction in growing tween and teen patients that combines the benefits of the most advanced clear aligner system that features for moving the lower jaw forward while simultaneously aligning the teeth. Moreover, in May 2017, OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc., has received FDA approval for its newest accelerated treatment device, AcceleDent Optima. AcceleDent Optima is the orthodontic device that directly connects patients and practices with usage monitoring, direct messaging, and virtual rewards via the state-of-the-art AcceleDent App.
Europe is the second largest market for Orthodontics Appliance. The market is valued at 285.32 million US$ in 2018 and will reach 431.21 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.0% during 2019-2025.
The major players include CC Ortho Technology Limited (ClearCaps), 3M Company, Align Technology, American Orthodontics Corporation, GC OrthodontÃcs, Jiscop Co., Ltd., EasySmile-4all, Ormco, Henry Schein Orthodontics, Dentsply Sirona, Straumann Holding AG, ClearPath Healthcare Services Pvt Ltd, Scheu Dental, Bernhard FÃ¶rster GmbH.
The strategic alliance between companies to increase their revenue and the market share for Orthodontics Appliance. For instance, January 17, 2019, Straumann Holding AG announced a partnership with Tianjin ZhengLi Technology Company Limited, whose clear-aligner system has regulatory approval in China. The move is aimed to enter the market for clear orthodontic aligners in China. The launch of the new Orthodontics Appliance by the companies is boosting the market growth. For instance, on September 10, 2018, Ormco Corporation announced the availability of Damon Q2, the newest addition to the Damon System. The new bracket system features 2x the rotation control, providing clinicians the versatility to help efficiently treat all cases with simplified mechanics.
Global Orthodontics Appliance Market
- Consumption by Regions
- North America
- Rest of World
- Segment by Type
- Metal Braces
- Ceramic Braces
- Invisible Braces
- Segment by Application