Townie® Poll

Endodontics

Poll conducted from 11/12/2020 To 12/15/2020

Have you taken any endo-related CE this year?
175 total votes
34%
Yes
53%
No
13%
Not yet, but I will
How do you fill an endo access opening through a crown?
125 total votes
77%
Composite
4%
Amalgam
15%
Build-up material
4%
Just replace the crown
What percentages of teeth that require RCT have a diagnosis of cracked tooth syndrome?
124 total votes
75%
Less than 25 percent
23%
25-50 percent
2%
More than half
Does your local endodontist place implants?
126 total votes
11%
Yes
89%
No
Do you use an electronic pulp tester during endodontic diagnosis?
127 total votes
26%
Yes
74%
No
Do you believe bioactive materials will play a larger role in endodontics as time goes on?
127 total votes
67%
Yes. Some bioactive materials show clinical promise.
6%
No. I need to see more evidence.
28%
I am unsure or unfamiliar with these materials.
How often do you refer out endo-related procedures?
127 total votes
3%
Never
41%
Less than 25 percent of the time
17%
25-50 percent of the time
22%
More than half the time
17%
Always
Do you do more or less endo procedures since you started practicing?
127 total votes
47%
More
32%
Less
6%
I don't do them
15%
About the same amount
When I identify a tooth with internal resorption…
121 total votes
12%
It is often too late and requires extraction
72%
I refer out to an endodontist for RCT
5%
The tooth ends up extracted within a few years of RCT
12%
The endodontist usually advises observation and checks again with X-ray a year later
What is your preferred method of isolation?
126 total votes
5%
Cotton rolls
75%
Rubber dam
1%
High-volume suction
3%
Mouthguard isolation system
17%
Cotton rolls + suction
0%
None
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