Oral Antiseptics Market Global Scenario, Market Size, Outlook, Trend, and Forecast, 2020 – 2030

The global oral antiseptics market was valued at US$ 2.37 Billion in 2020 and is expected to reach US$ 3.95 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 5.2 % from 2021 – 2030.

Oral antiseptics are oral rinses that act as a barrier and prevent the growth & action of the microorganisms on living tissues by eliminating the pathogens fully in the oral cavity. Oral antiseptics are made up of various chemical compositions and work efficiently in preventing the oral cavity from pathogens. Oral healthcare is the key indicator of every health. Maintaining oral hygiene is very important else we may develop gingivitis and severe gum disease. Using oral antiseptics is effective in relieving minor mouth irritations such as gingivitis, sores/cankers, and dentures, and treating the most widespread oral diseases such as periodontal disease and caries. Oral diseases are also caused by using excessive tobacco and consuming sugary foods and beverages. According to WHO (World Health Organization), oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people and Oral cancer (cancer of the lip or mouth) is one of the three most common cancers in some countries of APAC. More than 530 million children suffer from dental caries of milk teeth.

Oral Antiseptics Market

Market Dynamics

Rising cases of oral diseases, increasing awareness among the people regarding oral hygiene, a hike in the number of oral surgeries, and almost no side effects are the major reasons propelling the growth oral antiseptics market. Also, new product developments such as herbal oil-based oral antiseptics, organic oral antiseptics, and alcohol-free oral antiseptics which does not cause irritation are augmenting the market growth vigorously. Herbal products in oral healthcare are gaining immense popularity globally. Additionally, Rising online product sales, Increasing usage of oral antiseptics pre and post surgeries, and the growing incidences of chronic gingivitis is key factor boosting the market growth.

Market Segmentation

The oral antiseptics market is bifurcated into Chemical Composition, Form, Application, Distribution Channel, and Region. By Chemical Composition, the global market is fragmented into Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Essential Oils (Menthol, Thymol, And Eucalyptol), Methyl Salicylate, Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Povidone-Iodine, and Hydrogen Peroxide. The Form segment is divided into Solutions and Gels. The Application segment is sub-segmented into Dental Care, Oral Cleaning, and Others. Based on Distribution Channel, the oral antiseptics market is segmented into Supermarket/Hypermarket, Drug Stores, Retail Pharmacies, and E-commerce.

Geography Analysis

Based on Region, the global oral antiseptics market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. North America is further classified into the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Europe is further segmented into Germany, the U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Russia, and the rest of Europe. Asia-Pacific is segmented into China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and the rest of APAC. The RoW includes South & Central America, the Middle East, and Africa. Europe is the major growth contributor in the global oral antiseptics market because of its highly sophisticated oral care infrastructure, high awareness level, and high per capita spending. Germany is known as 'Dental Land' in Europe owing to a large number of dentists present in the country, which is more than the world average.

Prominent Players of the global oral antiseptics market are Procter and Gamble, Colgate Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, OraCare, Church & Dwight, Agrawal Drugs PVT Ltd., Avrio Health L.P., Dabur, Dentaid, Dentsply Sirona, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), 3M, and ICM Pharma, among others.

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Market Segmentation and Scope of the Global Oral Antiseptics Market

By Chemical Composition

  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate
  • Essential Oils (Menthol, Thymol, And Eucalyptol)
  • Methyl Salicylate
  • Cetylpyridinium Chloride
  • Povidone-Iodine
  • Hydrogen Peroxide

By Form

  • Solutions
  • Gels

By Application

  • Dental Care
  • Oral Care
  • Others

By Distribution Channel

  • Supermarket/Hypermarket
  • Drug Stores
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • E-commerce

By Region

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe


  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Rest of the World

  • South & Central America
  • Middle East
  • Africa

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Prominent Players of the Global Oral Antiseptics Market

  • Procter and Gamble
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • OraCare
  • Church & Dwight
  • Agrawal Drugs PVT Ltd.
  • Avrio Health L.P.
  • Dabur
  • Dentaid
  • Dentsply Sirona
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • 3M
  • ICM Pharma
  • Others
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