Townie® Poll

Materials

Poll conducted from 6/9/2020 To 7/2/2020

What percentage of your posterior crowns are zirconia?
329 total votes
61%
More than 80 percent
16%
50–79 percent
5%
25–49 percent
18%
Less than 25 percent
Do you use bulk fill, dual-cure build up material?
212 total votes
68%
Yes
32%
No
How long have you been using your current bulk fill composite?
199 total votes
16%
Less than a year
32%
1–3 years
24%
3–5 years
28%
More than 5 years
Which best describes your opinion of fabricating crowns in the office?
211 total votes
18%
I currently do this
13%
I would like to implement this in my practice
70%
I prefer having a lab for crown fabrication
Why would you be most likely to switch to a new material?
203 total votes
30%
Recommended by a colleague
33%
I tried a sample and was impressed
0%
An advertisement
36%
I saw or read about it in a case study
How do you cement zirconia crowns most often?
210 total votes
61%
RMGI
27%
Self-adhesive resin
3%
Bioactive cement
8%
Other
Have you delivered a printed denture?
205 total votes
5%
Yes and I loved it
1%
Yes but I didn't enjoy the experience
68%
I use the old-fashioned method
25%
I prefer a lab to do this
How often do you use bulk fill composites for posterior restorations?
210 total votes
40%
Often
16%
Occasionally
17%
Seldomly
26%
Never (I prefer incremental fill)
When did you last switch to a new material?
205 total votes
39%
This year
44%
2017–2019
9%
2015–2017
8%
More than 5 years ago
True or false, today's current materials are much more technique sensitive than older ones.
212 total votes
38%
Yes
62%
No

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