Townie® Poll

Restorative

Poll conducted from 2/1/2016 To 2/19/2016

Are you using a bulk fill material for your posterior restorations?
188 total votes
51%
Yes
49%
No
If you answered no, what is your primary reason?
83 total votes
22%
These materials are not proven
48%
I prefer my current layered technique
11%
I do not like esthetics of bulk fill materials
5%
I do not like that they are still light cure
14%
Other
Do you acid etch your preps as part of restorative procedure?
148 total votes
24%
Yes, just enamel margins
55%
Yes, enamel and dentin
21%
No, I use a universal bonding agent
Do you place all ceramic bridges?
146 total votes
49%
Occasionally in limited locations
36%
Routinely
15%
Never, I still use PFM
Have you completed any full arch implant supported restorations ("all on 4")?
146 total votes
23%
Yes
77%
No
Do you still place amalgam?
146 total votes
52%
Yes
48%
No
Do you use a halogen curing light or LED?
146 total votes
8%
Halogen
20%
Bargain LED
73%
LED from major manufacturer
Do you routinely use topical anesthetic?
146 total votes
91%
Yes
9%
No
How many different brands of composite do you use?
147 total votes
15%
1
52%
2
22%
3
11%
4+
What is your material category of choice for class 5 restoration?
147 total votes
4%
Amalgam
78%
Composite
12%
Resin Modified Glass Ionomer
1%
Compomer
5%
Glass Ionomer

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