Global Mouth Ulcer Treatment Market - 2020-2027
An ulcer that occurs on the mucous membrane of the oral cavity is known as a mouth ulcer. Mouth ulcers come in a variety of sizes and shapes, including minor ulcers (diameter 2-8mm), massive ulcers (larger and deeper than minor ulcers), and herpetiform ulcers (larger and deeper than minor ulcers) (a cluster of dozens of smaller sores). Stress or tissue damage, heavy intake of citric foods, such as lemons, bananas, apples, and others, compromised immune issues, and digestive problems are common causes of mouth ulcers. It can be avoided by preventing skin damage, avoiding foods that irritate the mouth, and ensuring good oral hygiene.
The global mouth ulcer treatment market size was worth US$ XX billion in 2019 and further predicted to reach US$ XX billion by 2027, at a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period (2020-2027).
High prevalence of mouth ulcers, increasing awareness for oral hygiene, growing acceptance of pharmaceuticals as a product choice, and a significant increase in the geriatric population are certain factors driving the global mouth ulcer treatment sector. A few of the industry's key growth stimulants are the use of synthetics in oral products such as toothpaste and the rising adoption of unhealthy lifestyles, which include high intake of fast food and tobacco. Furthermore, the industry benefits from rising dental and oral conditions.
Increasing prevalence of the Oral Diseases
Mouth ulcers are caused by viral or bacterial infection, tooth loss, mental discomfort, food deprivation, opioid reactions, and dentures, among other things. The most prevalent form of mouth ulcer is an aphthous ulcer, affecting about 25% of the world's population. As per World Dental Federation (FDI), 2019, oral disease affects more than 3.9 billion people worldwide, with untreated dental caries impacting almost half of the world’s population that is 44%.
Lack of awareness among the population
Further, the disease symptoms are often ignored or considered for other heart disease forms due to this lack of awareness that restricts the market growth. People have a relaxed attitude about mouth ulcers, which can have a negative effect on business development. There is a lack of understanding that if mouth ulcers are not treated promptly, they will progress to cancer.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
The outbreak of COVID-19 has negatively impacted the growth of the mouth ulcer treatment market globally. The disruption in the supply chain has majorly affected the development of the market amidst the pandemic. Therefore, the COVID-19 pandemic has hampered the market value of the mouth ulcer treatment market in 2020.
Based on the drug class, the mouth ulcer treatment market has been classified into antimicrobial, antihistamine, analgesics, corticosteroids, and others.
Others segment is projected to be the dominant segment in the market during the forecast period.
The others segment includes anesthetics and antiseptics, which enhance the market share for the segment in 2019 and continue to increase during the forecast period. This is typically used to alleviate debilitating discomfort for a limited time except in cases of mild lesions. Doctors use these medications to relieve pain and speed up the healing process. At the same time, the antimicrobial is expected to present considerable growth in the near future. Since analgesics and corticosteroids are the most often used pain relievers globally, they are expected to grow at the fastest rate. They're used to treat oral ulcers and sores as well as painkillers. Anti-inflammatory effects of corticosteroids aid in the reduction of inflammation caused by infection. Furthermore, it binds to intracellular receptors and affects gene expression, preventing microbes from acting. Doctors recommend analgesics and corticosteroids the most all over the world. Since these medications are particularly effective for various oral disorders, this market is expected to develop rapidly.
Mouth ulcer treatment is segmented on the basis of formulation, which includes sprays, mouthwash, gels, lozenges, others.
Gels is expected to dominate the Mouth Ulcer Treatment market.
Gels segment held the dominant position in the global mouth ulcer treatment market during the forecast period. Due to fast curing formulations, ease of distribution, and quick anti-inflammatory & anti-swelling effects. They may have anesthetic effects, which offer relief from the discomfort of mouth ulcers or sores for a short time. It's also available in various flavors and forms, making it perfect for both children and adults. However, the lozenges segment is expected to post the highest growth rate during the forecast period due to ease of availability, low side effects, and quick healing of ulcers.
Based on geography, the study analyzes the mouth ulcer treatment market in the global market, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Middle East & Africa.
Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the global mouth ulcer treatment market
Asia Pacific held a dominant position in the global mouth ulcer treatment market in 2019 owing to increasing oral hygiene awareness among end-users and supportive government initiatives. The region’s growth is also dominating due to a broad population base and improving healthcare infrastructure. Besides this, vast untapped market potential and increasing recognition & penetration of branded products are stimulating the regional market's growth. Rising awareness regarding oral treatment and practices is projected to spur the development of the regional market’s sizing.
The mouth ulcer treatment market is highly competitive. The key mouth ulcer treatment players which are contributing to the growth of the global market include Colgate Palmolive Company, Blistex Inc, Church & Dwight Co Inc, 3M Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Pfizer Inc, ECR Pharmaceuticals, Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, and Sannova, among others. The major players are adopting new product launches and expansion strategies for global growth in the mouth ulcer treatment market.
Colgate Palmolive Company
Overview: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The company's products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar & liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs. It specializes in the production, distribution, and provision of household, health care, personal care, and veterinary products. The company was founded in 1806 and headquartered on Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, United States.
Product Portfolio: The Company’s portfolio comprises other forms of mouthwash and sprays.
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