30 Dental Implant Facts and Stats

Reviewed by: Dr. Martha (Periodontist), Dr. Pierre (Prosthodontist)

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Written By Dr. Andrew

Dr. Andrew is a leading dental implant specialist (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon) celebrated for his precision and patient-centric approach. He's a trusted name in advanced dentistry with a track record of successful procedures and a commitment to the latest techniques.

30 Dental Implant Facts

  1. Dental implants are a revolutionary way to replace missing teeth with customized, biocompatible synthetic teeth that are properly positioned with a synthetic root anchor system
  2. 69% of adults age 35-44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, tooth decay, and gum disease
  3. An additional 500,000 people are added to the number of people with dental implants in the United States annually
  4. Dental implants are a popular choice for people of all ages who want to improve their smile and quality of life
  5. Dental implants are a safe and effective tooth replacement option
  6. Dental implants are becoming the standard treatment to replace missing teeth and improve the lives of patients
  7. Dental implants are cavity-proof
  8. Dental implants are made of titanium, which is a biocompatible material that is accepted by the body
  9. Dental implants are more expensive than other tooth replacement options, but they are also more durable and long-lasting
  10. Dental implants are placed into the jawbone, where they fuse with the bone over time
  11. Dental implants are the only technique that truly preserves and stimulates bone growth
  12. Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that actually looks and feels like real teeth
  13. Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth, or even a full arch of teeth
  14. Dental implants can be used to support dentures or bridges
  15. Dental implants can help prevent bone loss in the jaw
  16. Dental implants can improve overall oral health
  17. 399 Dental implants can improve self-esteem and confidence
  18. Dental implants can improve speech and chewing ability
  19. Dental implants can improve the appearance of your smile
  20. Dental implants can last a lifetime with proper care
  21. Dental implants can’t get cavities, but you still have to brush them
  22. Dental implants have a 95% success rate
  23. Dental implants have a high success rate, but they can fail if proper oral hygiene is not maintained
  24. Dental implants have been used successfully for more than 30 years
  25. Dental implants require a healing period of several months before the final restoration can be placed
  26. Dental implants require a surgical procedure to place them in the jawbone
  27. More than ¼ of adults age 74 and above have lost all their permanent teeth
  28. Over 3 million people in the United States have dental implants
  29. Over 35 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or both jaws
  30. The growth rate of dental implant procedures is expected to continue to expand


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