DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2021--

The dental floss market was valued at USD 558.12 million in 2020 and it is expected to reach USD 754.24 million in 2026, by registering a CAGR of nearly 5.15% during the forecast period.

Companies Mentioned

  • 3M Co.
  • Church & Dwight Co. Inc.
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Dr. Fresh LLC
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Koninklijke Philips NV
  • Lion Corporation
  • Prestige Consumer Healthcare
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Shantou Oral Health Co. Ltd
  • Sunstar Suisse SA
  • The Humble Co.
  • Unilever Group
  • Water Pik Inc.

Key Market Trends

The Waxed Dental Floss Segment is Expected to Witness Rapid Growth

Waxed dental floss is expected to hold a significant market share over the forecast period. The major reason propelling the growth of this segment is the increasing oral problems. As per the Global Burden of Disease Study, oral diseases are estimated to affect 3.5billion people worldwide, with dental caries being the major disease condition. Also, according to the World Health Organization, it is estimated that 2.3 billion people suffer from dental caries of permanent teeth and more than 530 million children suffer from caries of primary teeth globally.

These waxed dental flosses have added advantages as they contain essential oils and enzymes, resulting in effective plaque removal. In addition, waxed dental floss is also available in a polymer coating, which prevents shredding and provides effortless plaque removal. The key players in the market are also focused on investing in natural wax ingredients to produce and commercialize natural dental floss, majorly made up of three natural waxes, namely, jojoba, carnauba, and beeswax is further fuelling the market growth.

North America Dominates the Market and It is Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period

North America is anticipated to dominate the market share of the dental floss market throughout the forecast period. Factors such as the rising prevalence of oral diseases and the established healthcare infrastructure are expected to be the major factor propelling the growth of the market in this region. For instance, in 2019, the American Academy of Periodontology estimated that more than 50% of American adults above 30 years of age have periodontitis in one or more teeth, the more advanced form of periodontal disease was equivalent to approximately 64.7 million Americans. Moreover, there is a steady increase in the number of geriatric populations that require regular dental check-ups and assistance. This has also contributed to the growth of the market studied in America. Also, as per the US Census data and Simmons National Consumer Survey (NHCS), it was reported that 25.62 million Americans used manual toothbrushes five or more times, and 14.13 million Americans used store brand dental floss/flossers/picks eight or more times within a week in 2020.

Additionally, awareness of the importance of oral hygiene to the overall health in the country is also driving the market growth. The American Dental Association (ADA) is also known to contribute to spreading awareness among Americans about the benefits of oral hygiene. The Protection and Affordable care Act (PACA) has helped to create an organized and competitive market for health insurance by offering private health insurance coverage that lowers the out-of-pocket costs to individuals for health and dental services. Thus, owing to the aforementioned factors, the market is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period.

Key Topics Covered:





4.1 Market Overview

4.2 Market Drivers

4.2.1 Rising Awareness on Oral Hygiene

4.2.2 Increasing Demand for Oral Care Products and the Increasing Oral Problems

4.3 Market Restraints

4.3.1 Availability of Alternatives such as Floss Picks

4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis


5.1 By Product

5.2 By Sales Channel

5.3 Geography

5.3.1 North America

5.3.2 Europe

5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

5.3.4 Middle East and Africa

5.3.5 South America


6.1 Company Profiles

6.1.1 3M Co.

6.1.2 Church & Dwight Co. Inc.

6.1.3 Colgate-Palmolive Company

6.1.4 Dr. Fresh LLC

6.1.5 Johnson & Johnson

6.1.6 Koninklijke Philips NV

6.1.7 Lion Corporation

6.1.8 Prestige Consumer Healthcare

6.1.9 Procter & Gamble

6.1.10 Shantou Oral Health Co. Ltd

6.1.11 Sunstar Suisse SA

6.1.12 The Humble Co.

6.1.13 Unilever Group

6.1.14 Water Pik Inc.


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