Townie® Poll

Implant Dentistry

Poll conducted from 5/2/2008 To 6/3/2008

Regarding the signature area within message board postings, which would you prefer?
1389 total votes
45%
Allow text only in the signature area.
14%
Remove GIFs (flashing images) but allow static images of limited size in the signature area.
41%
Leave the signature area as it currently is.
Who places dental implants for your patients?
870 total votes
32%
a. Periodontist
34%
b. Oral Surgeon
34%
c. I place my own implants
How often do you place tooth colored abutments?
756 total votes
37%
a. Never
34%
b. 10 percent of my cases
16%
c. 30 percent of my cases
13%
d. More than 50 percent of my cases
In the last year, have you restored an immediate load implant case?
756 total votes
31%
a. Yes
69%
b. No
Have you placed bone grafting materials in an extraction site to prepare it for an implant?
750 total votes
55%
a. Yes
45%
b. No
What percentage of your implant cases are restored with custom abutments?
748 total votes
42%
a. 1-15 percent
18%
b. 16-25 percent
18%
c. 26-70 percent
21%
d. More than 70 percent
What is the most common reason that a patient has had an implant placed?
754 total votes
71%
a. To avoid a bridge
3%
b. Due to traumatic injury
3%
c. Replace congenitally missing tooth
16%
d. Replace failed root canal
8%
e. For denture retention
Which impression technique do you prefer for implants?
742 total votes
37%
a. Open tray
63%
b. Closed tray
If you DO NOT place implants, what is the main reason for this decision?
395 total votes
26%
a. Do not want to go through learning curve
30%
b. Too busy doing other procedures I like
19%
c. Do not like oral surgery
25%
d. Equipment is too expensive
Do you believe implant procedures (placement/restoration) are too expensive?
753 total votes
46%
a. Yes
54%
b. No

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