Townie® Poll

The fast curing lights have shorter curing times, but the rapid rate of shrinkage has a detrimental effect on the composite and may create white lines.

Poll conducted from 5/6/2002 To 6/6/2002

The fast curing lights have shorter curing times, but the rapid rate of shrinkage has a detrimental effect on the composite and may create white lines.
354 total votes
44%
I agree
56%
I disagree
Are you concerned about the compatibility of a high intensity curing light with your current restorative materials?
216 total votes
55%
Yes
45%
No
The primary reason I purchased my last curing light was:
210 total votes
74%
High intensity (shorter curing time for the composite)
16%
Price
5%
Cordless
6%
Ability to use light for in-office bleaching
The secondary reason I purchased my last curing light was:
189 total votes
35%
High intensity (shorter curing time for the composite)
39%
Price
3%
Cordless
23%
Ability to use light for in-office bleaching
The following statement best describes my current attitudes toward curing light:
215 total votes
27%
I currently use a traditional halogen light
53%
I use a high intensity curing light and would not go back to a traditonal light
2%
I use a LED curing light
18%
I will change lights when the new technologies mature
I plan on buying a new curing light:
215 total votes
6%
Immediately
14%
In the next 6 months
14%
In the next 1 one year
9%
In the next 2 years
57%
At this time I have no plans to purchase a new light

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