Townie® Poll

Restorative Dentistry

Poll conducted from 7/1/2011 To 8/4/2011

Do you think porcelain fused to metal crowns will be completely replaced by metal-free?
632 total votes
46%
a. Yes
54%
b. No
What percentage of the time do you use a rubber dam for restorative treatment?
738 total votes
63%
a. Rarely
20%
b. Sometimes
17%
c. Majority of the time
Which of the following is most challenging with Class 2 composites?
733 total votes
10%
a. Post-op sensitivity
4%
b. Shade match
70%
c. Interproximal contact
17%
d. Other
What do you tell patients when they ask about the life expectancy of a composite restoration?
733 total votes
24%
a. One to five years
63%
b. Six to 10 years
13%
c. More than 10 years
What is your favorite piece of equipment related to restorative dentistry?
0 total votes
How much time would you schedule to complete three Class 2 composites on the lower right?
729 total votes
18%
a. 30 minutes
59%
b. 60 minutes
24%
c. 90 minutes
How long have you been using your current bonding agent?
729 total votes
8%
a. Less than six months
9%
b. Six months to one year
23%
c. One to two years
60%
d. More than two years
Have you placed any gold restorations in the last 12 months?
720 total votes
62%
a. Yes
38%
b. No
Have you seen an increase in direct restorations over the last 12 months?
730 total votes
48%
a. Yes
52%
b. No
Do you post comments on the Dentaltown.com message boards?
0 total votes

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