Townie® Poll

Implants

Poll conducted from 4/4/2011 To 5/4/2011

Do you place implants in your practice?
535 total votes
46%
a. Yes
54%
b. No
Which of the following statements best describes your opinion of the lab side of implant restorations?
562 total votes
3%
a. The process takes too long
47%
b. Lab fees are too high for implant crown vs tooth supported crown
27%
c. Time and fees are reasonable, all things considered
24%
d. There is some room for improvement
Which do you prefer as final restoration?
562 total votes
18%
a. Screw retained
82%
b. Cement retained
When do you fabricate a temporary crown over temporary abutment?
555 total votes
27%
a. Anterior cases, most of the time
25%
b. Anterior cases, occasionally
10%
c. All cases routinely
38%
d. Selective cases anterior or posterior
How many different implant systems do you restore in your practice?
558 total votes
16%
a. One
37%
b. Two
27%
c. Three
20%
d. More than four
Have you fabricated an implant retained removable prosthesis in the last 12 months?
557 total votes
59%
a. Yes
41%
b. No
If an implant fails, do you provide credit to patient for the replacement restoration?
541 total votes
71%
a. Yes
29%
b. No
What do you use to cement crowns over implants?
561 total votes
25%
a. Temporary cement
22%
b. Implant cement
54%
c. Permanent cement
Approximately what percent of your anterior cases are restored with a custom abutment?
552 total votes
21%
a. 1-10 percent
12%
b. 11-20 percent
11%
c. 21-33 percent
56%
d. More than 34 percent
Approximately what percent of your posterior cases are restored with a custom abutment?
558 total votes
48%
a. 1-10 percent
11%
b. 11-20 percent
9%
c. 21-33 percent
31%
d. More than 34 percent

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