All You Need to Know About Dental Implants. Part 6 – Facts and Figures on Dental Implants



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 total amount of saving is 70% on full mouth restorations with dental implants done in Hungary
  • 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