North America Dental Implant Market size exceeded USD 1 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to witness over 8.6% CAGR from 2021 to 2027.
Dental implants are the artificial component that is placed into the jawbone to support a replacement such as a denture, crown, bridge, etc. These implants become anchored to patient bone through osseointegration. Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth, several teeth, or all the teeth. Dental implants may be an option for individuals that have lost a tooth owing to an injury, periodontal disorder, or some other reason.
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Factors including excessive consumption of alcohol & tobacco, unhealthy diet, and high consumption of sugar among others are contributing to the surging prevalence of dental disorders in the U.S. and Canada. Also, the procedure costs pertaining to certain dental services became less pronounced in recent years, especially for elderly people aged 50-64 years old, thereby surging the dental visits for dental implant treatments.
The tapered dental implant market in North America will observe 8.7% growth rate during the forecast timeframe, owing to several advantages such as ideal for instant dental implant fixation, soft bone & minimum risk of labial perforation, high primary stability, use for fine gaps with root proximity of adjacent teeth, etc. Moreover, the acceptance of dental implant is increasing at a high rate among patients in the North America region.
As per the American Dental Association, in the U.S., over 5 million dental implants are placed every year. As the geriatric population is growing, the demand for tapered dental implant to offer maximum bone maintenance and excellent soft tissue attachment is rapidly surging across the region. As per the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2019, the people aged 65 years and above were around 54 million in the U.S. In 2017, the geriatric population was over 6.2 million that is expected to reach 10.4 million by 2037 in Canada.
The titanium segment dominated a North America dental implant market share of around 68% in 2020, due to rising patient preference for titanium. Titanium is considered as an ideal material for dental implant owing to high rates of success & survival, a non-allergenic metal that is also biocompatible, ability to ossify, and low thermal conductivity among others.
Titanium dental implant have an incredibly high success rate of up to 95%. Additionally, these dental implants are effective in contributing to deliver better quality of life to patients. Titanium dental implants are also highly recommended attributed to durability and low risk of breaking or wearing down. It is estimated that titanium dental implant can last over 30 years. Furthermore, recent advancements in dental implants materials are set to promote the preference for titanium.
The dental clinics end-use segment accounted for around 61% North America dental implant market share in 2020. This dominant market share is credited to surging dental services in the North America region. For instance, according to the American Dental Association, as of 2020, around 201,117 dentists were working in dentistry in the U.S. The high preference of dental clinics for oral care is on account of enhanced patient care, low waiting period, and improved productivity among others.
U.S. dental implant market revenue was more than USD 997 million in 2020, led by the recent advancements in dental implant, several government initiatives supporting oral care, favourable reimbursement scenarios, and high dental care expenditure across the country.
In the U.S., in 2016, the average dental expenditure per person increased to USD 313 for the overall population and USD 451 for the elderly population. The American Dental Association is working to promote oral health among underserved populations, by launching a project to produce community health workers for oral care. These Community Dental Health Coordinators (CDHCs) work in underserved rural, urban, and Native American communities to raise awareness regarding oral health.
Some of the major players in the North America dental implant market include Dentsply Sirona, Danaher Corporation, Institut Straumann AG, Zimmer-Biomet, Glidewell Laboratories, Osstem Implant, BioHorizons, and ADIN Dental Implants Systems. Industry participants are adopting various organic and inorganic strategies such as product launches and partnerships for garnering maximum market share and strengthening their industrial presence.