Dental Implants Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures on Dental Implants

 

  • More than 35 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or both jaws, according to prosthodontists (Source: American College of Prosthodontists).
  • 15 million people in the U.S. have crown and bridge replacements for missing teeth.
  • There are 3 million people in the U.S. who have implants, and that number is growing by 500,000 each year.
  • Ten percent of all U.S. dentists place implants, and that number is also increasing.
  • The estimated U.S. and European market for dental implants is expected to reach $4.2 billion by 2022.
  • The success rate of dental implants has been reported in scientific literature as 98 percent (Source: Journal of Oral Implantology)
  • Implants performed by U.S. dentists………………………..5,505,720 (2006)
  • Implants performed by U.S. general dentists……………….3,103,930 (2006)
  • The global prosthetic supplies market is projected to reach $4 billion by 2018. 
  • The dental implant and prosthetic market in the U.S. is projected to reach $6.4 billion by 2018.