Cosmetic Dentistry Statistics
The global cosmetic dentistry market is likely to grow at a steady rate. Rising income, expansion of healthcare, and dental tourism are all contributing factors. Based on new reports, adults view oral health as very important. Over 95% of those surveyed said they value keeping their mouth healthy.
Dental Implants are used as tooth replacements. A small titanium screw is inserted on the jaw at the site of the missing tooth to serve as support for the crown. The success rate for dental implants is 98%.
Inlays and Onlays
They are forms of indirect restoration. • Made outside the mouth as single solid piece to fit the specific size and shape of the cavity. • Often used in the molars and pre-molars that have experienced too much damage to support a basic filling.
A procedure where the dentist applies a tooth-colored composite resin to 1 or more teeth to repair a damage. • The cost of tooth bonding depends on the location, extent of the procedure and the dentist’s expertise. • The procedure usually takes 30 minutes to an hour depending on the extent of the procedure.
A layer of material placed over the tooth to improve the aesthetics of a smile and protect the tooth’s surface from damage. Two main types of materials used for dental veneers are composite and dental porcelain. Veneers were invented in 1928 by California dentist Charles Pincus to change the appearance of an actor’s teeth.
Cleans plague, tartar and other debris from the surface of the teeth to restore its natural appearance. Most common reasons why the teeth becomes yellow or stained are: – Using tobacco – Aging – Tetracycline antibiotics – Trauma – Drinking dark-colored liquids like coffee, cola, tea and red wine – Intrinsic stains when a child is exposed to too much fluoride while the teeth is developing
Factors that hamper the growth of cosmetic dentistry
- Mounting costs of dental imaging
- Poor reimbursement options