Townie® Poll

Clear Aligners

Poll conducted from 3/10/2021 To 4/10/2021

Do you provide clear aligner tooth movement in your practice?
207 total votes
57%
Yes
43%
No
How often do patients ask about the various direct to consumer aligners available?
105 total votes
5%
Daily
22%
Weekly
26%
Monthly
48%
Rarely
What kind of outcomes have you seen from patients who have used direct to consumer aligners?
90 total votes
21%
Good outcomes
38%
Poor outcomes
41%
Mixed results
Do you plan to purchase a 3D printer for future aligner cases?
103 total votes
11%
Yes
83%
No
7%
I already own a 3D printer
Do you own an intraoral scanner?
104 total votes
47%
Yes
39%
No
13%
I plan to purchase one in the next two years
Which of the following clear aligner business models is most appealing to you?
101 total votes
57%
Treatment plan and fabrication done by outside company
6%
Treatment plan by outside company, aligners made in my practice
11%
Treatment plan and aligners done in my practice
26%
I have no interest in offering this service
Have you seen an increase or decrease in clear aligner patients in the past few years?
104 total votes
51%
Increase
5%
Decrease
22%
About the same number of patients each year
22%
I don't offer clear aligners
Has offering clear aligners to patients strained any relationships or referrals with local orthodontists?
102 total votes
6%
Yes
61%
No
33%
Doesn't apply to my practice
Which group shows the most interest in clear aligners?
98 total votes
5%
Teens
28%
Young adults
64%
Adults
3%
Seniors
What has been the ROI on clear aligner treatment in your practice?
103 total votes
12%
Great
21%
Good
24%
Decent
6%
Poor
37%
N/A
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Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
Phone: +1-480-445-9710
Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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