Townie® Poll

Endodontics

Poll conducted from 12/29/2022 To 1/24/2023

Have you taken any endo-related CE this year?
171 total votes
18%
Yes
54%
No
28%
Not yet, but I will
How do you fill an endo access opening through a crown?
108 total votes
73%
Composite
5%
Amalgam
18%
Build-up material
5%
Just replace the crown
What percentages of teeth that require RCT have a diagnosis of cracked tooth syndrome?
106 total votes
73%
Less than 25 percent
24%
25-50 percent
4%
More than half
Does your local endodontist place implants?
107 total votes
10%
Yes
90%
No
Do you use an electronic pulp tester during endodontic diagnosis?
107 total votes
21%
Yes
79%
No
Do you believe bioactive materials will play a larger role in endodontics as time goes on?
109 total votes
67%
Yes. Some bioactive materials show clinical promise.
13%
No. I need to see more evidence.
20%
I am unsure or unfamiliar with these materials.
How often do you refer out endo-related procedures?
109 total votes
7%
Never
24%
Less than 25 percent of the time
23%
25-50 percent of the time
24%
More than half the time
22%
Always
Do you do more or less endo procedures since you started practicing?
109 total votes
35%
More
42%
Less
14%
I don't do them
9%
About the same amount
When I identify a tooth with internal resorption…
108 total votes
6%
It is often too late and requires extraction
63%
I refer out to an endodontist for RCT
9%
The tooth ends up extracted within a few years of RCT
21%
The endodontist usually advises observation and checks again with X-ray a year later
What is your preferred method of isolation?
109 total votes
4%
Cotton rolls
61%
Rubber dam
1%
High-volume suction
14%
Mouthguard isolation system
20%
Cotton rolls + suction
1%
None
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