Townie® Poll

What is your favourite cement for a single unit porcelain to fused metal full coverage crown?

Poll conducted from 11/6/2003 To 12/5/2003

What is your favourite cement for a single unit porcelain to fused metal full coverage crown?
1280 total votes
4%
Zinc oxyphosphate
0%
Zinc oxide eugenol
5%
Polycarboxylate
22%
Glass Ionomer
50%
Resin Modified Glass Ionomer
6%
Self-cured Hybrid Glass Ionomer Cement
5%
Resin-Based Cement
2%
Dual Affinity Resin Based Cements ie. containing adhesive monomers such as 4-Meta, HEMA or MDP
6%
Dual-cured Resin-Based Cements
What is your favourite cement for a single unit all porcelain full coverage crown?
829 total votes
2%
Zinc oxyphosphate
0%
Zinc oxide eugenol
3%
Polycarboxylate
12%
Glass Ionomer
35%
Resin Modified Glass Ionomer
3%
Self-cured Hybrid Glass Ionomer Cement
13%
Resin-Based Cement
3%
Dual Affinity Resin Based Cements ie. containing adhesive monomers such as 4-Meta, HEMA or MDP
28%
Dual-cured Resin-Based Cement
What feature is most critical in selection of your permanent cement?
871 total votes
72%
Evidence of ability to perform over the long term
15%
Physical properties
1%
Dispensing system
1%
Price
11%
Ease of use
How often do you find any post-operative sensitivity once your all porcelain full coverage crown has been permanently cemented?
861 total votes
22%
Never
40%
1%
25%
2-3%
10%
4-5%
5%
Greater than 5%
How often do you find any post-operative sensitivity once your porcelain fused to metal full coverage crown has been permanently cemented?
857 total votes
20%
Never
43%
1%
25%
2-3%
8%
4-5%
4%
Greater than 5%
What type of temporary cement do you use?
873 total votes
32%
Zinc oxide eugenol
51%
Non-eugenol temporary cement
6%
Calcium hydroxide
1%
Glass Ionomer
5%
Resin-Based Cements
5%
Other
What feature is most critical in selection of your temporary cement?
858 total votes
3%
Dispensing system
4%
Price
47%
Ease of use
5%
Anti-bacterial properties
12%
Low solubility in oral fluids
29%
Biocompatible with pulp tissue
On average, how long do you leave a restoration temporarily cemented?
869 total votes
8%
One week
58%
Two weeks
28%
Three weeks
6%
Four weeks or more
What % of your patients complain of sensitivity during the temporization stage?
869 total votes
9%
Never
63%
1-5%
21%
6-10%
4%
11-15%
4%
Greater than 15%
What % of your temporaries fall off prior to the appointment?
872 total votes
6%
Never
69%
1-5%
18%
6-10%
5%
11-15%
2%
Greater than 15%

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