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Increasing Emphasis on Oral Health Opened New Opportunities for Dental Implants

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New York, July 12, 2019 – Dental implants are the most preferred option to replace the missing tooth and its demand has grown significantly in the past few years. According to various research, the prevalence of dental implants has increased in the last two decades (1999 to 2016) among the age group of 65 to 74 yrs. Attributing to this fact, player providing dental implants started innovating and introducing improved and better dental implants. Technological advancements were also seen in dental implants surgeries such as mini dental implants, CAD, and 3D laser dentistry.

Increasing cases of road accidents and sports injuries are considered a major factor for the growth of dental implants. According to the data revealed by the World Health Organization, nearly 10 million people are injured due to road accidents, globally. Besides these, the growing number of crown and bridge replacement for missing teeth gets dental implants that fuels growth in the global dental implants market.  Thus, with increasing oral and dental issues, the global dental implants market is expected to witness high growth in the coming years.

Some of the leading players Institut Straumann AG, DENTSPLY International Inc., Nobel Biocare, and Zimmer dental Inc. are planning to invest in different organic and inorganic business development strategies to maintain their position in the market. For example, Zimmer Dental launched titanium Zimmer Zfx CAD/CAM Abutments.  This product was developed in partnership with Zfx to provide complete dental solutions that will strengthen its presence worldwide in digital dentistry. Thus, increasing emphasis to improve dental facilities, the global dental implants market is expected to witness high growth and cross billion-dollar benchmark by 2020.

Titanium Implants Holding Larger Share in the Dental Implants Market

Among the two types of material used for dental implants – titanium and zirconium, the demand for titanium are more as compared to the other. Titanium implants provide high strength and rigidity, better strain-bearing capacity, more biocompatibility with the human body, and cost-effectiveness, its demand in the global market has increased significantly. Moreover, titanium dental implants are biocompatible and it is the most important aspect for its use. But most importantly, titanium dioxide is highly toxic for the human body, therefore, it needs to be absent in the titanium implants.

On the other hand, the demand for zirconium is also increasing and giving a tough competition to titanium implants. However, demand is still high for two-piece implants systems that are made from titanium, as they have better features and support overdentures.

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Medical Tourism Enhancing Dental Implants in European Countries

Increasing medical tourism in European countries has made the region lead the global dental implants market. As implant dentistry originated in Europe, the regional penetration of dental implants is high in this region. Increasing focus and expenditure on oral healthcare and a large number of aged population in the region makes this region a leading player in this market. The rising number of dentists placing dental implants in Europe has further boosted the growth of this market.

North America and Asia Pacific are other major regions for the growth of dental implants. The growing number of dental problems, increasing emphasis on oral health, and growing spending capacity of people make these regions key growth markets for expanding the dental implants markets.

The study presented here is based on a report by Persistence Market Research (PMR) titled “Dental Implants Market (Material – Titanium and Zirconium; Procedure – Root-form dental implants and Plate-form dental implants) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2013 – 2019”.

The global dental implants market can be segmented as follows:


  • Titanium
  • Zirconium


  • Root-form dental implants
  • Plate-form dental implants

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  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World

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