Townie® Poll

Endodontics

Poll conducted from 12/21/2021 To 1/13/2022

Have you taken any endo-related CE this year?
144 total votes
19%
Yes
67%
No
15%
Not yet, but I will
How do you fill an endo access opening through a crown?
101 total votes
65%
Composite
7%
Amalgam
23%
Build-up material
5%
Just replace the crown
What percentages of teeth that require RCT have a diagnosis of cracked tooth syndrome?
99 total votes
70%
Less than 25 percent
25%
25-50 percent
5%
More than half
Does your local endodontist place implants?
101 total votes
9%
Yes
91%
No
Do you use an electronic pulp tester during endodontic diagnosis?
100 total votes
16%
Yes
84%
No
Do you believe bioactive materials will play a larger role in endodontics as time goes on?
98 total votes
67%
Yes. Some bioactive materials show clinical promise.
8%
No. I need to see more evidence.
24%
I am unsure or unfamiliar with these materials.
How often do you refer out endo-related procedures?
101 total votes
2%
Never
25%
Less than 25 percent of the time
20%
25-50 percent of the time
35%
More than half the time
19%
Always
Do you do more or less endo procedures since you started practicing?
101 total votes
34%
More
47%
Less
6%
I don't do them
14%
About the same amount
When I identify a tooth with internal resorption…
98 total votes
12%
It is often too late and requires extraction
61%
I refer out to an endodontist for RCT
12%
The tooth ends up extracted within a few years of RCT
14%
The endodontist usually advises observation and checks again with X-ray a year later
What is your preferred method of isolation?
101 total votes
5%
Cotton rolls
61%
Rubber dam
2%
High-volume suction
18%
Mouthguard isolation system
13%
Cotton rolls + suction
1%
None
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