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From custom-milled abutments to hybrid overdentures, LMT's latest Implant Survey
covers the market's hottest trends.
Thanks to proven, long-term success rates; patient awareness; and technical advances like custom-milled abutments, implant planning software and guided surgery, the implant market continues to thrive. In fact, despite the fact that many lab owners are feeling the effects of the economic slowdown in other areas of their business, 73% of respondents to LMT's latest implant survey say the economy has not affected their implant departments (see chart 1).
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This recession has nothing on implants. Although LMT's periodic Business Barometer surveys have reflected laboratories' sluggish workloads during the last few years, our latest Implant Trends survey finds this specialty is more than holding its own. Three-quarters of our respondents say the economy has not affected their implant business; in fact, 68% report it has been "good" or even "booming" over the last two years.
Although some respondents point out that economic conditions have resulted in more single implants and fewer large cases, most laboratory owners agree that implants have remained...
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