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It Began With a Dental Implant in Philadelphia: On Aiding the Industry

By Gerald Regni, DMD on August 09, 2014

Aside from braces or dentures, there are many cosmetic dental procedures that can be carried out to correct chipped, damaged or unaligned teeth. Crowns help strengthen teeth and their outward appearance by acting like a shield and, at the same time, support for weak teeth. Dental implants serve as artificial teeth and can even replace its roots. Of these procedures, dental implants are the most sought after and known by Americans.

Cosmetic Dentist

Over the past five years, the Cosmetic Dentists industry have benefited from innovative technologies that have enabled cosmetic dentists to provide cosmetic treatments that resemble a patient's tooth color. Moreover, the burgeoning elderly population has stimulated demand for cosmetic dentistry due to age-related tooth ailments. Due to long-term use of medications, which may cause tooth decay, many elderly individuals have demanded dental fillings, veneers and implants.


While rising demand for implants and orthodontics has provided a boon to the industry, many cosmetic dentists still relied on other services, such as crowns, bridgework, bonding, veneers and whitening, to derive revenue over the past five years.


The Cosmetic Dentists industry is characterized by a low level of market share concentration, which can be partly attributed to the highly fragmented nature of the industry. During the next five years, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualized rate.

Despite its familiarity to Americans, some cosmetic dental practitioners are still divided over what procedure would work best for their patients. However, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry says that dental implants retain their great share of the market— around 3 million Americans have them, and that figure is still expected to grow to around 500,000 in a year. This means that dental implants from Philadelphia dentists like Dr. Gerald Regni, DMD will likely be seeing a lot of use throughout the cosmetic dental industry.

Getting dental implants overall is beneficial for maintaining proper oral health care compared to removable dentures or fixed bridges. The titanium post in the artificial tooth melds with the bone and prevents it from dissolving. Dentures, on the other hand, may slip from time to time and irritate the gums and cause aching.

Dental implants can also last for 25 years, longer than the dentures and bridges’ 7 to 15 year lifespan. Its longevity and efficiency would explain its continued use in cosmetic dental practice and the demands of patients. It’s clear, then, that having a skilled cosmetic dentist install a Philadelphia dental implant will be to your benefit.

(Source: Cosmetic Dentists in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated, insurancenewsnet, August 01, 2014)

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