Townie® Poll

Endodontics

Poll conducted from 1/1/2024 To 1/22/2024

Have you taken any endo-related CE this year?
135 total votes
36%
Yes
39%
No
25%
Not yet, but I will
How do you fill an endo access opening through a crown?
79 total votes
70%
Composite
4%
Amalgam
22%
Build-up material
5%
Just replace the crown
What percentages of teeth that require RCT have a diagnosis of cracked tooth syndrome?
81 total votes
58%
Less than 25 percent
33%
25-50 percent
9%
More than half
Does your local endodontist place implants?
82 total votes
28%
Yes
72%
No
Do you use an electronic pulp tester during endodontic diagnosis?
81 total votes
42%
Yes
58%
No
Do you believe bioactive materials will play a larger role in endodontics as time goes on?
81 total votes
62%
Yes. Some bioactive materials show clinical promise.
10%
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?
81 total votes
12%
Never
30%
Less than 25 percent of the time
20%
25-50 percent of the time
11%
More than half the time
27%
Always
Do you do more or less endo procedures since you started practicing?
81 total votes
42%
More
40%
Less
9%
I don't do them
10%
About the same amount
When I identify a tooth with internal resorption…
80 total votes
28%
It is often too late and requires extraction
44%
I refer out to an endodontist for RCT
8%
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?
80 total votes
6%
Cotton rolls
56%
Rubber dam
6%
High-volume suction
14%
Mouthguard isolation system
14%
Cotton rolls + suction
4%
None
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