According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), two-thirds of patients seeking cosmetic dentistry are female. Odontophobia, or fear of the dentist, is classified as a phobia in the Diagnostical and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.Americans spend approximately $1.4 billion on tooth whitening products and procedures each year. A dental implant is placed into the bone socket of the missing tooth. Over the next six to 12 weeks, the jawbone heals, growing around the implant and anchoring it securely in the jaw. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, almost all Americans (over 99%) think that a smile is an important social asset. This infographic has been brought to you by Dr. Ronald Receveur. They offer you the latest techniques in Dental Implants, IV Sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry to give you treatment options no matter how complex or broken down the condition of your mouth.