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Clear Aligners Market size to exceed $29.4bn by 2028

  • Published Date: April 27, 2022

Clear Aligners Market size is set to surpass USD 29.4 billion by 2028, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Several factors such as the rise in the prevalence of malocclusion, surging demand for clear aligners, and technological advancements are anticipated to drive the market outlook. The emergence of novel technologies such as 3D impression systems, additive fabrication, the incorporation of Nickel and Copper-Titanium Wires, rapid scanning modality, and incognito lingual braces are amongst the latest innovations in the field. These innovations in orthodontic treatments are set to promote the treatment efficiency, accuracy, and patient comfort that are set to prove beneficial for the market expansion.

The increasing demand for aesthetic dentistry will propel the market progression

Dental aesthetics are in high demand as the consumers around the world have more disposable income to spend on their appearance. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry stated that approximately 99% of people think that their smile is the most important social aspect. These factors along with heightened demand for personalized dental aesthetics, especially among the younger generation is set to increase the clear aligners market share.

Cosmetic dentistry enhances the concept of oral & dental health, developing a holistic experience and offers better & more permanent facial alterations, including straightening or aligning crooked teeth. Clear aligners provide novel and better aesthetic alternative to challenge the difficulties related with conventional aesthetic approaches. These aligners are composed of several thermoplastic composites indicated to move the misaligned teeth in the corrected position. Commonly used clear aligners such as Invisalign and ClearCorrect refer to personalized orthodontic devices that are used in cosmetic dentistry. Thus, the rising demand for cosmetic dentistry will enhance the adoption of these devices.

Drastic transition towards dental aesthetics will foster the market statistics

Clear aligners market from teen segment is predicted to cross USD 8.8 billion by 2028. This is attributed to the heightened demand for clear aligners and a drastic transition towards dental aesthetics. According to the BMC Journal, in 2021, approximately 75% of the orthodontic patients are aged under 18 years. Also, per the De Gruyter article, in 2020, around two-third (66.7%) children aged 0-14 were suffering from malocclusion. This higher prevalence offers a significant market growth potential. As a result, increased demand and aesthetically appealing aligners are supporting the market expansion.

Browse key industry insights spread across 90 pages with 116 market data tables & 14 figures & charts from the report, Clear Aligners Market Analysis By Age Group (Adult, Teen), End-use (Hospitals, Dental and Orthodontal Clinics), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2022 – 2028in detail along with the table of contents:


The surging adoption of clear aligners and high preference for these healthcare facilities will augment the market revenue

Dental & orthodontal clinics segment is projected to expand at 29% CAGR and reach USD 19.2 billion by 2028. This is attributed to the surging adoption of clear aligners and high preference for these healthcare facilities. The increased disease prevalence & awareness will boost the industry demand. The product adoption is rapidly surging among the dental professionals for offering optimal treatment for malocclusion that is set to prove conducive for the market growth.

Growing demand for advanced orthodontic solutions in Germany will fuel the business forecasts

Germany clear aligners market exceeded USD 391 million in 2021 and is expected to grow notably during the estimation timeframe. This is owing to the rising prevalence of orthodontic conditions including malocclusion, high disposable income, and supportive policies for orthodontics in the country. Additionally, the government financed statutory public health insurance also offers coverage for certain orthodontic treatments. Furthermore, frequent product development and commercialization offering more convenience & personalization by various market players have encouraged the patients to opt for these novel solutions.

Companies are concentrating on strategic developments and launch of advanced solutions to expand customer base

Some of the major market players operating in the clear aligners market are Align Technology, Inc., Envista Holding Corporation, Institut Straumann AG, Dentsply Sirona, 3M Corporation, Henry Schein, Inc., and TP Orthodontics, Inc. These market players are involved in partnerships, agreements, and acquisitions to gain an edge over their competitors. Several market players are investing in R&D to commercialize novel dental solutions & consolidate the market.

For instance, In July 2021, 3M Oral Care (3M Company) has launched Clarity Aligners Flex + Force, a novel aligner system that enables the orthodontists to select from two aligner composites in one treatment design and provides the patients a personalized treatment experience. This advanced aligner system empowers & expands 3M's strong portfolio of advanced digital solutions that helped the company to drive its revenue generation in the market.

Authors: Sumant Ugalmugale, Rupali Swain