Scott MacLean, DDS, is a part-time Clinical Professor of implants at the Dalhousie Dental Clinic and practices general dentistry in Halifax, NS. An internationally published author, he evaluates new implant products, is a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Canadian Academy...
The implant market isn't slowing down anytime soon. At Nobel Biocare's LAB DAY panel discussion, featuring laboratory owners and other industry experts, the company offered these statistics:
60 million people are edentulous in one arch or another.
The "nearly edentulous"—those with two or more...
The number of laboratories declined 12.5%, from approximately 12,000 to 10,500. The number of GPs and prosthodontists increased 17%, from 133,623 to 156,011. This means the ratio of dentists to labs increased from 11:1 to 15:1.
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