In 2010, the European markets for dental prosthetics, which include crowns, bridges and dentures, were valued at over €8.3 billion.

While the global economic recession of 2008 and 2009 resulted in a slowdown in total market growth, the market began to recover in 2010 and is expected to experience accelerated growth by 2017. Europe’s aging population and overall demand for superior dental aesthetics have been attributed to driving the prosthetics market. Within European dental prosthetics, companies such as 3Shape, 3M, Sirona, Degudent and Wieland lead the market.

Read more on the European Markets for Patient Dental Prosthetics in our 2011 report: