Profession
North America
Implantologist
Germany
Implantologist
0%
Periodontist
Periodontist
20%
Prosthodontist
General
Practitioner
0.0%
20%
OMS
31%
57%
General
Practitioner
9%
10.0%
9%
Prosthodontist
40%
OMS
23%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
50.0%
60.0%
0.0%
35%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
Length of time working in dentistry
North America
Germany
More than 20
years
76%
11-20 years
5-10 years
48%
11-20 Jahre
24%
39%
5-10 Jahre
0%
0.0%
Mehr als 20
Jahre
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
0.0%
13%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
Gender
North America
Female
Germany
Female
4%
Male
0.0%
96%
20.0%
40.0%
60.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
80.0%
100.0%
13%
Male
0.0%
88%
20.0%
40.0%
60.0%
80.0%
100.0%
Primary work setting
North America
Public
healthcare
Germany
Public
healthcare
2%
University
University
18%
Private practice
0.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
70.0%
80.0%
14%
Private practice
80%
10.0%
3%
90.0%
0.0%
83%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
90.0%
Fully edentulous in one jaw:
percentage by patient age group
North America
>75 years old
Germany
28%
Über 75 Jahre:
61-75 years old
38%
41-60 years old
21%
<40 years old
0.00%
61–75 Jahre:
Unter 40 Jahre:
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
21%
41–60 Jahre:
6%
5.00%
25%
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
0.00%
11%
4%
5.00%
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
Fully edentulous in both jaws:
percentage by patient age group
North America
Germany
>75 years old
61-75 years old
36%
41-60 years old
<40 years old
0.00%
Über 75 Jahre:
35%
61–75 Jahre:
Unter 40 Jahre:
4%
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
19%
41–60 Jahre:
16%
5.00%
26%
25.00%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
0.00%
8%
3%
5.00%
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
Fully edentulous in the upper jaw:
percentage by treatment type provided
North America
Bridge on more
than four
implants
Brücke auf
mehr als vier
Implantaten:
26%
Bridge on four
implants
Brücke auf vier
Implantaten:
11%
Overdenture on
more than four
implants
10%
Deckprothese
auf zwei
Implantaten:
4%
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
17%
30.00%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
35.00%
40.00%
22%
4%
Konventionelle
Prothese:
38%
5.00%
5%
Deckprothese
auf vier
Implantaten:
22%
Conventional
denture
0.00%
16%
Deckprothese
auf mehr als
vier
Implantaten:
Overdenture on
four implants
Overdenture on
two implants
Germany
45.00%
0.00%
35%
5.00%
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
45.00%
Fully edentulous in the lower jaw:
percentage by treatment type provided
North America
Bridge on more
than four
implants
7%
Deckprothese
auf mehr als
vier
Implantaten:
3%
Overdenture on
two implants
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
20%
Konventionelle
Prothese:
21%
10.00%
28%
Deckprothese
auf zwei
Implantaten:
31%
Conventional
denture
6%
Deckprothese
auf vier
Implantaten:
17%
5.00%
14%
Brücke auf vier
Implantaten:
20%
Overdenture on
four implants
0.00%
Brücke auf
mehr als vier
Implantaten:
22%
Bridge on four
implants
Overdenture on
more than four
implants
Germany
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
0.00%
29%
5.00%
10.00%
15.00%
20.00%
25.00%
30.00%
35.00%
40.00%
How likely to incorporate a removable with
the stability of a fixed solution?
North America
Very likely
0.0%
Sehr
wahrscheinlich
64%
Somewhat likely
Not likely
Germany
Weniger
wahrscheinlich
33%
Nicht
wahrscheinlich
3%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
85%
50.0%
60.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
70.0%
80.0%
90.0%
0.0%
12%
4%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
90.0%
What services do you charge for?
North America
None of the
above
None of the
above
29%
Relining of the
denture base
for improved
soft tissue
support
Replacement of
resilient,
removable
implant
connectors
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
70.0%
36%
Replacement of
resilient,
removable
implant
connectors
68%
20.0%
82%
Adjustment of
the connectors
18%
10.0%
17%
Relining of the
denture base
for improved
soft tissue
support
59%
Adjustment of
the connectors
0.0%
Germany
80.0%
90.0%
0.0%
72%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
90.0%
Number of times per year your patient’s
overdenture needs adjustment
North America
Germany
More than four
0%
Häufiger als
viermal
2%
Three or four
0%
Drei- oder
viermal
2%
One or two
65%
Not applicable
0.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
51%
Nicht zutreffend
35%
10.0%
Ein- oder
zweimal
50.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
60.0%
70.0%
0.0%
45%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
Average chairtime for adjustment or
replacement of retention component
North America
Over one hour
Germany
Over one hour
0%
46-60 minutes
46-60 minutes
5%
31-45 minutes
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
50.0%
36%
Less than 15
minutes
52%
10.0%
13%
15-30 minutes
29%
Less than 15
minutes
0.0%
0%
31-45 minutes
14%
15-30 minutes
2%
60.0%
0.0%
49%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
% of conventional denture patients you would
consider transitioning to something more stable
North America
Germany
76-100%
47%
51-75%
18%
26-50%
Zero
0.0%
36%
26-50%
23%
1-25%
9%
Null
3%
10.0%
21%
51-75%
24%
1-25%
76-100%
20.0%
30.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
40.0%
50.0%
0.0%
17%
4%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
% of attachment-retained patients you would
consider transitioning to something more stable
North America
76-100%
Germany
76-100%
18%
51-75%
21%
51-75%
26-50%
21%
26-50%
1-25%
Zero
0.0%
4%
7%
12%
1-25%
38%
53%
Null
3%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
50.0%
60.0%
0.0%
24%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
% of patients with attachment-retained prostheses who
have expressed the desire for something more stable
North America
76-100%
Germany
76-100%
3%
51-75%
51-75%
18%
26-50%
26-50%
12%
1-25%
0.0%
20.0%
11%
54%
Null
15%
10.0%
10%
1-25%
53%
Zero
2%
30.0%
40.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
50.0%
60.0%
0.0%
24%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
% ratio between anatomical vs. financial limitation for
not being able to transition to a more stable solution
North America
Financial%
Finanzielle
Gründe:
61%
Anatomical/func
tional (e.g.
alveolar ridge
resorption)%
0.00%
Germany
Anatomische/fu
nktionale
Gründe (z. B.
Resorption des
Kieferkamms):
27.71%
10.00%
20.00%
30.00%
56%
40.00%
50.00%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
60.00%
70.00%
0.00%
35%
10.00%
20.00%
30.00%
40.00%
50.00%
60.00%
70.00%
Patients with fixed solutions – frequency of recall
North America
Over four
Germany
Over four
6%
Three or four
Three or four
15%
One or two
Zero
0.0%
76%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
16%
One or two
Zero
3%
10.0%
4%
0.0%
74%
6%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
Do the screws in a fixed prosthesis need
replacement due to “wear and tear”
North America
Yes
Yes
44%
No
0.0%
Germany
No
56%
20.0%
40.0%
60.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
14%
80.0%
100.0%
0.0%
86%
20.0%
40.0%
60.0%
80.0%
100.0%
% of fixed prostheses that require
screw replacement
North America
Germany
76-100%
7%
76-100%
10%
51-75%
7%
51-75%
10%
26-50%
26-50%
21%
1-25%
0.0%
1-25%
50%
Zero
Zero
14%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
50.0%
20%
60.0%
0.0%
50%
10%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
Average time after delivery of fixed prostheses
that screws start being replaced
North America
Germany
After the
second year
77%
During the
second year
Within the first
year
0.0%
Während des
zweiten Jahres
15%
60%
10%
Innerhalb des
ersten Jahres
8%
10.0%
Nach dem
zweiten Jahr
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
0.0%
30%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
How often the screws are replaced
North America
Germany
Once every
three+ years
Once every two
years
Einmal pro Jahr
8%
18%
9%
Zweimal pro
Jahr
0%
0.0%
55%
Einmal alle 2
Jahre
23%
Once a year
Twice a year
Einmal alle 3
Jahre und
seltener
69%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
Based on international PEERS survey May 2015
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%
0.0%
18%
10.0%
20.0%
30.0%
40.0%
50.0%
60.0%
70.0%
80.0%

percentage by patient age group