End of Year Sale! Take 15% Off Any Savings Plan. Use Code: YEAR1815
Close X
Start Saving 10% to 60% on Dental Care
Use Promo Code: COUPONCODE

1 Million+ Smiles Served Since 1999
Outstanding Customer Care
Plans Tailored to Fit Your Needs

you are here:DentalPlans.com > Dental Health Articles > Small-diameter implants 'more popular' in U.S.

Small-diameter implants 'more popular' in U.S.
Updated: 2/25/2008 12:05:22 PM

New research has shown that small-diameter dental implants, less than or equal to 3mm, are becoming more popular for use in the U.S. with ease of use and customer satisfaction part of researchers' explanations.

The U.S. Dental Marketrack by Millennium Research Group showed that smaller-diameter implants are growing faster than regular-diameter implants that are larger than 3mm. The study looked at 300 dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists and prosthodontists throughout the country on a quarterly basis.

Chris Shutsa, senior analyst at Millennium said: "Patients often prefer the small-diameter to large-diameter dental implants because they involve less surgical time and are a more cost-effective option."

He also explained that smaller-diameter implants usually involved fewer steps to place and that new clinicians could use them more easily because they could be placed non-invasively.

The report also stated the sector for this treatment would grow through 2012 and that more competitors would enter to develop this type of product in the future that would need to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


© 2008 Brafton Inc.


The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.

DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.

DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.

Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.


Dental Care & Health Articles
AC Dental Care Articles (100)Affiliate Marketing (2)Affordable Care Act Articles (1)Audience (1)Bonding (2)Commentary (1)Cosmetic Dentristry (15)Dental (7)Dental Care News Feed (21)Dental Costs (5)Dental Health (21)Dental Insurance (1)Dental Plans (39)Dental Work (7)Dentist (19)Dentures (2)Individuals (484)Money (1)Oral Surgeon (1)Orthodontist (1)Pediatric Dentist (1)Procedures and Services (7)Surgery (1)Teeth Whitening/Bleaching (7)Unemployed (8)Veneers (1)
Special Offer

Take 15% off the price
of a dental savings plan.

Sign up below to receive your discount!