The Dental floss is a special tool or thin thread, which is generally made of nylon or plastic that is placed between teeth and pulled to clean the gap between the teeth. As the thread is pulled, it removes the food particles and other wreckage which may have got stuck between teeth. Some of the key benefits of dental floss are to prevent tooth decay, to prevent gum diseases, and to alleviate bad breath. Apart from this, some of the disadvantages are requires skill, time consuming and risk of tissue damaging if not used properly.
As per study, “Global Dental Floss Market to reach USD 960 million by 2027” Some of the key companies operating in the global dental floss market are Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Colgate-Palmolive Company, Dr. Fresh, LLC, Prestige Consumer Healthcare, Inc., Shantou Oral Health Co. Ltd., Lion Corporation, Water Pik, Inc., Church & Dwight Co., Inc. and The Humble Co.
Based on type, dental floss market is segmented as floss picks, regular floss and ergonomic floss. Based on product type, market is segmented as unwaxed floss, dental tape, waxed floss, super flosses, Polytetrafluorethylene Floss (PTFE), electric floss and others. Waxed dental floss segment provides various benefits as they contain essential oils & enzymes resulting in effective plaque removal. Moreover, dental tapes are typically broader and flatter compared to standard floss and are available in waxed and unwaxed version. Thus, it is projected to be extensively used as an alternative to floss in the forecast period. Based on coatings, market is segmented as flavors, wax and others. Based on application, market is segmented as dental clinics, hospitals and home care. In addition, based on distribution channel, market is segmented as online channel and offline channel. Offline channel is the largest distribution channel due to rise in incidence of oral disease that encourages people to opt for professional dental care. Furthermore, online distribution channel is expected to expand at higher pace due to increase in number of Smartphone users and devices with active internet services during the forecast period.
The dental floss market is driven by rise in adoption of oral care products, followed by increase in interest among people to adopt preventive healthcare measures. However, availability of Alternatives such as floss picks and price of water floss is high as compare to other floss may impact the market. Moreover, increase in adoption of new treatment and care options are key opportunities for market. Furthermore, rise in demand for biodegradable dental flosses and growth in spending on dental & oral products to avoid dental surgeries are major trend for market.
Based on geography, the North-American region holds major share in global dental floss market owing to increase in consumer awareness about oral care & hygiene coupled with high prevalence of treated & untreated dental cavity in the region. Whereas, the Asian-Pacific region is likely to exhibit substantial growth due to growth in geriatric population and rise in awareness of dental health & preventive care over the forecast period. The global dental floss market is valued approximately at US $520 million in 2019 and is estimated to grow with a higher CAGR of more than 7.1% over the forecast period 2020-2027.
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