Increasing Prevalence of Dental Diseases and Disorders and Increase Demand for Cosmetic Dentistry are Expected to Drive the Belgium and Netherlands Dental Implants Market in the forecast period of 2019 -2026

Belgium and Netherlands dental implants market is projected to register a healthy CAGR of 6.5% in the forecast period of 2019 to 2026. The new market report contains data for historic years 2017, the base year of calculation is 2018 and the forecast period is 2019 to 2026. Access Full Report at

Drivers: Belgium and Netherlands Dental Implants Market

INCREASING PREVALENCE OF DENTAL DISEASES AND DISORDERS The prevalence rate of dental diseases is increasing day by day as more number of people are diagnosed with dental problems and high cases of oral and dental issues are found in developed countries like Belgium & Netherlands. With a 64.0% increase in disability-adjusted life year (DALY) due to oral conditions across the world, the number of people with oral conditions has increased from 2.5 billion in 1990 to 3.5 billion in 2015. By pioneering efforts and potentially different approaches the oral health goal of reducing the oral diseases can be achieved by 2020. According to the data availed by WHO, around 3.58 billion people are affected by oral diseases that is almost half of the total global population. Severe periodontal diseases are the 11th most prevalent disease which may result in tooth loss. In European countries including Netherlands and Belgium, 5–20% of middle-aged (35–44 years) adults and up to 40% of older people (65–74 years) are suffering from periodontal (gum) diseases. Around 30% of geriatric patients of age 65–74 years have no natural teeth that reduce their function and quality of life in Europe. The prevalence rate oral diseases have increased in 15 years. This significant rate of increment of dental diseases and disorders will drive the growth of the market. INCREASE DEMAND FOR COSMETIC DENTISTRY Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improvement of dental aesthetics in color, position, shape, size and alignment. The Dentistry needs to be combined for achieving excellent esthetics, oral- and maxillofacial surgery, dental prosthetics, restorative dentistry, periodontology, orthodontics and dental technology.

  • A dental product manufacturer and distributor which is focused in cosmetic dentistry, Remedent Inc. (Belgium), with holdings in Asian Dental Clinic Organizations and a Dental Imaging Technology Company provides unique products and services to consumers and the dental industry. It uses the latest technology to help patients with consumer access of individualized dental care and in discovering cosmetic dental products like porcelain veneers, teeth whitening solutions and oral hygiene products which are growing in attractiveness all around the world. Increased use of dental implant or cosmetic implant has raised a lot from last several years and enhances the business at large and growth of the market.

INCREASING NUMBER OF GERIATIRIC POPULATION Aging is a natural process; Geriatric age should be regarded as a normal, inevitable biological phenomenon. As the result, the advances made in medicine and public health. Elders above 65years have health problems as a result of aging process, which calls for special consideration. The dental implants market is majorly driven by a rising geriatric population, incidences of dental diseases, increasing demand for cosmetic dentistry, and increasing application of CAD/CAM technologies.

  • The old-age dependency ratio (65 & above: 15 to 64) in the EU is expected to increase by the rate of 21.6% points, from 29.6% in 2016 to 51.2% in 2070. This implies that the EU would go from having 3.3 working-age people for every person aged over 65 years to only two working-age persons.
  • In 2017, in U.S a study examined 245 patient charts and 1,256 implants from one dental clinic. The mean age at the time of implant placement was 62 years. Smoking was reported by 9.4% of the cohort studied. Marginal bone loss depicted by exposed threads was evident in 23.3% of the implants. Presenting with generalized periodontal disease and/or severe periodontal disease negatively influenced the survival probability of the implant. Implants placed in areas where bone augmentation was performed prior to or during implant surgery did not have the same longevity compared with those that did not have augmentation prior to implantation.

ADVANCED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Advancement in dental implant have grown over the years, the goal of technology as it applies to an existing surgical procedure is to make that procedure more predictable and more efficient and effective. Some of the examples are -

  • In February 2016, Zimmer Biomet dental division announced the U.S. launch of its new 3i T3 Short Implants, manufactured by one of its own subsidiary Biomet 3i. This launch will expand the market of that product.
  • In September 2018, Dentsply Sirona announced the launch of their new product line Azento which is a single tooth replacement solution which was highly customized in accordance to the needs and time frame of dentists.

Restraint: SIGNIFICANT COSTS OF DENTAL IMPLANTS: The total cost of dental implants includes: doctor cost, dental implant cost, abutment cost, and lab fees- which makes it out of pocket expense. The range of dental implants includes:

  • The single tooth dental implant surgery costs around USD 1,500 to USD 6,000 which includes single tooth implant cost of around USD 1,000 to USD 3,000 and the cost of abutment and crown is between USD 500 to USD 3,000.
  • The cost of multiple teeth dental implant is almost USD 3,000 to USD 30,000. The estimated cost for two to four tooth implants is USD 6,000 to USD 10,000 which is totally depends on the location of missing teeth. The full mouth dental implant cost of a full set of implant-supported dentures is between USD 7,000 to USD 90,000, with an average cost of USD 34,000. The estimated cost for a single plate of the denture (top or bottom) is between USD 3,500 to USD 30,000.

Opportunities: INCREASING NUMBER OF DENTAL CLINICS AND PRACTITIONERS PROVIDING LARGE-LEVEL DENTAL CARE SERVICES: In the Netherlands, dental care is provided by qualified dentists, who are government-registered. The quality of dental healthcare and services that are provided as compared to other countries is excellent. In the Netherlands dental hygiene education started in 1968. From last 45 years, the dental hygiene profession has completely changed. The number of dental health care professionals is increasing day by day. According to the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IDFH) data, in 2013, there were 8800 dentists, 3000 dental hygienists and 300 dental students are there witch are continuously working towards making dental health of the country better. INCREASING INVESTMENTS IN CAD/CAM TECHNOLOGIES: For betterment of treatment outcomes in implant dentistry, advanced imaging and CAD/CAM technologies have gained widespread interest. These advanced technologies have significant applications in implantology. Computer-aided design (CAD) involves creating computer models of dental implants and accessories by following geometrical parameters.

  • In March 2019, Zimmer Biomet (U.S.) announced the launch of a new restorative digital product line for Zimmer Biomet dental implant systems GenTek in Europe, This product launch will attract the potential customers like clinicians, dental laboratories and milling centers for fulfilling patients’ needs and maintain the integrity of implant connection designs.

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES OF THE MARKET PLAYERS: The key players in the Belgium and Netherlands dental implants market are Danaher (U.S.), Dentsply Sirona (U.S.) and Institut Straumann AG. The strategic initiatives taken by the key players include product launch, collaborations, mergers and acquisitions etc.

  • In October 2018, Dentsply Sirona (U.S.) announced the launch of Acuris an innovative product in their product line which utilizes friction retention to secure the crown and cap. The product launch captures upto 5% of market shares in the market and will help the company to generate the revenue.
  • In September 2018, Henry Schein announced the acquisition of Intra-Lock, a provider of dental restoration solutions, proprietary surface, biomaterial and small diameter implant technologies. It will strengthen its market presence in Europe. The product launch will generate the revenues by adding more products in the portfolio and acquisitions can contribute in overall growth of the company.

Challenge: PATIENT MIGRATION TO OTHER COUNTRIES: In Belgium the cost of dental treatment is higher than neighbouring countries. As compared to other west European countries, Romania provides oral health care services in affordable prices. Adults and geriatric patients of Belgium prefer Romania as a dental travel destination for aesthetic and prosthetic purposes. Market Trends: The Belgium and Netherlands dental implants market is segmented into four notable segments which are product type, material, design and end-user.

  • On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into implants and accessories. In 2019, implants segment is estimated to lead Belgium & Netherlands dental implants market with 90.25% market shares in the forecast period of 2019 to 2026.
  • On the basis of material, the market is segmented into titanium, zirconia and others. In 2019, titanium segment is estimated to lead Belgium & Netherlands dental implants market with 92.65% market shares in the forecast period of 2019 to 2026.
  • On the basis of design, the market is segmented into tapered dental implants and parallel-walled dental implants. In 2019, tapered dental implants segment is estimated to lead Belgium & Netherlands dental implants market with 87.69% market shares in the forecast period of 2019 to 2026.
  • On the basis of end user, the market is segmented into dental hospitals, dental clinics, dental academics & research institutes, dental laboratory. In 2019, dental clinics segment is estimated to lead Belgium & Netherlands dental implants market with 55.96% market shares in the forecast period of 2019 to 2026.

Major Players: Belgium and Netherlands Dental Implants Market

Some of the major players operating in this market are Danaher, Dentsply Sirona Inc., Henry Schein, Inc., Zimmer Biomet, Bicon, LLC, Adin Dental Implant Systems Ltd., Sigdent Dental Implants, Institut Straumann AG, Sweden & Martina S.p.A., BEGO GmbH & Co. KG, Neobiotech, Neoss Limited and Proscan.