Dental implants are estimated to have one of the highest growth rates amongst all dental device submarkets, according to a report by Sandler Research.

The global dental implants market, which represents 18% of the global dental device market, is expected increase from $3.2bn in 2010 to $4.2bn in 2015 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6%.

Europe is currently the largest market for dental implants, with a market share of 42%, and is predicted to have the highest CAGR from 2010 to 2015 at 7%.

The growth in can be attributed to the rising demand of cosmetic dentistry across all age groups worldwide, and the use of dental implants for the effective treatment for edentulism.