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
  • 15 million people in the U.S. have crown and bridge replacements for missing teeth
  • 3 million have implants and that number is growing by 500,000 a year
  • 10 percent of all US dentists place implants but that is increasing
  • The estimated US 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 
  • Implants performed by US dentists………………………..5,505,720 (2006)
  • Implants performed by US 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.