Dentists: number practicing in Europe in 2017, by country

Number of dentists practicing in Europe in 2017, by country

by Conor Stewart, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Dentists: number practicing in Europe in 2017, by country In 2017, there were over 70 thousand practicing dentists in Germany, the highest number recorded in Europe. Followed by Italy with almost 50 thousand dentists and then France with around 43.1 thousand. As these countries have some of the highest populations in the European Union, it is follows that they have the highest number of practicing dentists.
Visiting the dentist

In 2018, a survey of German individuals revealed that 86 percent of respondents visit the dentist at least once a year. Furthermore, 41 percent of those, in general, see a dentist twice a year. While in Great Britain, the share of respondents who visit a dentist at least once a year is slightly lower at 74 percent.

Dental market in the UK

Household spending on dental services in the United Kingdom has significantly increased since the year 2000, going from approximately 1.4 billion British pounds to over 3.7 billion British pounds in 2017. However, the expenditure on dental services based on volume fell slightly in 2018 compared to 2017, at approximately 3.4 billion British pounds.
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Number of dentists practicing in Europe in 2017, by country

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