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Townie® Poll

Labs

Poll conducted from 8/18/2022 To 9/16/2022

How many labs do you use on a regular basis?
138 total votes
53%
Two or fewer
45%
Three to five
2%
More than five
How often do you speak with your lab technician by phone?
82 total votes
50%
Weekly
32%
Monthly
6%
Quarterly
12%
Rarely
How routinely are you using zirconia on second molars?
82 total votes
17%
25 percent of the time or less
7%
25 to 50 percent of the time
76%
More than 50 percent of the time
What percentage of your partials have a metal framework? (The rest would be flexible partials.)
82 total votes
23%
Less than 25 percent
17%
25 to 50 percent
24%
50 to 75 percent
35%
More than 75 percent
Have you delivered any printed or milled dentures?
82 total votes
6%
Printed
7%
Milled
11%
Both
76%
Neither
Have you fired or stopped using any of your labs in the past 12 months?
82 total votes
34%
Yes
66%
No
Are you using a 3D printer in your practice?
81 total votes
16%
Yes
75%
No
9%
I plan to get one sometime in the next year
How often do you place PFMs?
79 total votes
13%
Often
30%
Seldom
33%
Rarely
24%
Never
Would you consider providing crowns in office if you could have designs done by a remote lab?
80 total votes
38%
Yes
39%
No
24%
I already provide crowns in office
Have you experienced a reduction in quality from labs since the pandemic?
81 total votes
49%
Yes
51%
No
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