The Academy of Implant Dentistry has reported that more than 30 million Americans are missing all of their teeth in at least one jaw.

According to research published in PubMed, 0.7 percent of people had implants in 2000. That increased to 5.7 percent in 2016.  The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons said 69 percent of adults between the ages of 35 to 44 have lost one tooth. Tooth loss doesn’t have to occur as we age. When adults lose a tooth, it’s usually from knocking it out or having poor oral health.

There are a variety of oral health conditions that can lead to tooth loss. Dental cavities and periodontal disease are the most common. When we’re young, if we have a poor dental health routine, we’re going to carry those habits with us into adulthood. But, if we’re aware of the impact that our oral health (and tooth loss) can have on our lives, we can take proper care. When we practice good preventive dental care, the likelihood for cavities and oral disease drop dramatically.

According to The American Academy of Implant Dentistry the number of people getting a dental implant increases by 500,000 on an annual basis. In 2015 the reported total value of the dental implants market was $1.4 billion. In 2021, the global dental implant and final abutment market size is projected to reach $4.8 billion, with higher demand for dental implants driving the market growth. In spite of COVID-19, the global market size is expected to increase over the forecast period at a CAGR of 11.6% and exceed $6.8 billion in 2027.

Studies have shown a 97 percent success rate in implant dentistry. According to Statistics published by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons,it has said more than 30 million Americans have lost all their teeth in one jaw or both. These statistics are a major driving data point in the implant dental industry. This is because the figure represents the potential clientele in economic articles information about the industry and is also used to educate people that the condition is normal across the United States.

It’s also a big answer to the question, Why implant dentistry? And, apparently, people are responding to the procedure as the U.S. population grows older. According to some predictions, the industry will double in value in five years.  There has been a sharp rise in the number of people getting dental implants.  

The  procedure is still the mainstay of people from more advantaged demographics.  In 2020, North America dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of 38.2%. The prominent drivers of the regional market are the increased geriatric population with a high incidence of dental conditions and high awareness among the population pertaining to oral preventive and restorative treatments in this region.  

According to statistics from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 3 million people already have dental implants, and this number is usually higher in developed countries than developing due to the wide availability of resources, higher per capita income of the population, more concern about aesthetics, and higher awareness.

According to stats from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 69 percent of adults between the ages of 35 to 44 have lost at least one tooth. This figure is paired with a figure that says 17.7 percent of Americans have lost a tooth due to decay. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of Americans have untreated tooth decay, and poor dental health is directly linked to heart problems and other health concerns. Therefore, an increasing number of dental problems may augment the market for dental implants in North America.

Additionally, the presence of some of the key players and their increasing investments and new product launches are expected to impact the market positively. For instance, in April 2018, Anatotemp added 4Side anti-rotational connection to its family of anatomic dental implant healing abutments. All these factors have helped in boosting the overall market growth.

Asia-Pacific is also expected to show a high growth rate during the forecast period due to the growing prevalence of dental caries and other periodontal diseases in children and adults, which is increasing the healthcare expenditure. Dental implants are considered a permanent solution to missing teeth, unlike dentures, which are seen as a non-permanent solution.

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry provides evidence of growth in the industry, particularly among older generations. The number of people getting implants in the United States increased by 500,000 a year.  In 2021, the dental implant industry market in the United States hit $1.4 billion. Studies have shown the economic details that predict the overall market will rise not only in the United States, But other countries as well because dental implants are becoming more accepted.

Europe is an emerging market in the dental implant field as well.  The UK dental implant market size will register a growth rate of around 8.5% during the forecast period, led by growing prevalence of dental diseases and favorable government initiatives to promote oral health in the country.

Periodontal disease is one of the significant factors causing tooth loss in adults in the UK. According to the Frontiers Journal 2020, a study was conducted to assess the prevalence of periodontists in UK. The study revealed that among the participants, the individuals suffering with painful gums, bleeding gums and loose teeth were 2.7%, 11.2% and 3.3% respectively.

Moreover, the adoption of initiatives such as National Smile Month, Starting Well: A Smile4Life Initiative and oral health education programs to raise awareness among the population regarding dental conditions and oral care will further propel the market demand.

Another figure backing the increased adoption of dental implants was released by a number of organizations. With companies like Nuvia being dedicated to it’s craft and clients, we want to maintain a 97% or higher success rate with implants.  This percentage refers to the probability they’ll be put in place correctly and will work.  This has a lot to do with the “root” of the implant, a titanium screw bolted directly to the bone.

The metal device promotes bone growth, providing a stable foundation for the replacement porcelain “tooth” to rest.  With numbers like these and the Drs, scientist  and companies like Nuvia leading the way for dental implants, the future surely does look bright for smiles.


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