As a conclusion to our blog series on the various aspects of dental implants, in this final article we would like to provide you with some useful and interesting facts and figures from around the world. The aim of this list is to show the importance of daily oral care, the benefits of dental implants as a tooth replacement option and why Hungary is a remarkable destination for dental tourism in general.
This time we will let the numbers speak for themselves:
An average person spends all in all 5 days brushing their teeth over their lifetime
500 000 people get dental implants each year only in America
26% of adults have lost their permanent teeth by the age of 74
69% of people at the age of 35-40 have lost at least one tooth
15 million people have crowns and bridges around the world
The first modern dental implant surgery occurred in 1952 and it was in the 1980s when dental implant techniques started to evolve
Dental implants have a 99,1% success rate backed by more than 50 years of clinical research
Traditional dentures last up to 7-15 years while dental implants last 20 years or even longer
There is a 30% failure rate in 5-7 years for teeth next to dentures or bridges
65 million people around the world have gum disease, half of which is connected to smoking
19% of patients delay dental treatment due to financial issues
Patients can save up to 65% on dental crowns and bridges in Hungary compared to the UK prices
The rate of complications in dental care only amounts to a maximum of 5% in Hungary
The majority of dental clinics in Hungary offers ISO qualification
The per capita number of dentists increased by 56% between 2000-2008 in Hungary
The main sending countries for dental implant treatments abroad in Europe are: 30% UK, 20% Ireland, 15% France
The leading recipient countries in Europe are: 39% Hungary, 32% Poland, 7% Spain
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