Economic Importance & Benefits of Restorative Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry includes dental implants, which are usually coupled with the rising number of geriatric population across the globe; however, a growing number of younger people are now opting for dental implantation procedures instead of bridges. Dental implants function as natural-looking teeth and can last as long as regular teeth.


According to National Health Services, the prevalence of both partial and total tooth loss in adults and seniors has decreased since the early 1970s. However, significant disparities remain in some population groups related to tooth loss and insufficient dental care. Tooth loss is one of the sensitive indicators of access to dental care and overall dental health. Majority of the poor population across the world, suffer from tooth loss or decay due to factors such as periodontal diseases, injuries, accidents, and others. These problems can now be addressed or solved with the help of new age and advanced restorative dentistry.

Comapanies working in this field:

  • Dentsply Sirona Inc.
  • Danaher Corporation
  • 3M
  • Ivoclar Vivadent AG
  • Ultradent Products, Inc.
  • Institut Straumann AG
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
  • GC Corporation
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Voco Gmbh

According to the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Additionally, 40 million people on an average in the United States are missing all of their teeth. The ACP estimates that this number is expected to rise over the next two decades owing to increasing cavity and tooth decay.

Every year the country experiences the heavy flow of patients for the cosmetic and restorative dental procedures. Per year thousands of patients travel from various countries to improve their mouth health and aesthetics. The widely performed procedures among dental tourist are implants, crowns, and veneers work. Similarly, in India, dental tourism is growing at a rapid pace. The treatments are offered at much-reduced rates compared to the developed countries. The dental tourism offers various advantages to the patients, such as reduced treatment cost, less treatment time, and others. Below is a comparative list of procedures with their cost.


The rising incidences of dental problems have led to an increase in the development of dental procedures. The advancement in technologies has resulted in the development of treatment for dental problems. Also, dental treatment is done widely in the European region. The region held maximum researchers in the field of dentistry. For instance, UK has some of the best known dental researchers for the restorative dentistry.

These researchers aim to provide solutions for the rising prevalence of dental problems with best services by creating clinical care networks to improve the effectiveness and delivery of restorative care. Also, the politically, the development in the dental field. The government is engaged in maintaining and updating the records of the dentists across the country.