Townie® Poll

Class II Correction/Distalization

Poll conducted from 1/22/2008 To 3/7/2008

Is headgear still a routine appliance in your practice?
73 total votes
40%
a. Yes
60%
b. No
In what percent of Class II cases do you still use headgear?
142 total votes
51%
a. 0-25%
8%
b. 26-50%
9%
c. 51-75%
8%
d. 76-100%
23%
e. I do not use headgear
How many hours per day do you prescribe for headgear wear?
138 total votes
1%
a. 24 hours
9%
b. 18 hours
46%
c. 12 hours
7%
d. 8 hours
37%
e. I do not use headgear
How many headgear cases produce the desired result (Class I molars)?
135 total votes
13%
a. 0-25%
14%
b. 26-50%
20%
c. 51-75%
19%
d. 76-100%
35%
e. I do not use headgear
When do you think you will decide to stop using headgear?
96 total votes
15%
a. One year
3%
b. Two years
22%
c. Three years
60%
d. I've already stopped using headgear
Aside from headgear, what appliance are you using most of the time for Class II correction/distalization?
137 total votes
20%
a. Herbst
20%
b. Forsus
7%
c. Mara
9%
d. Distal Jet
1%
e. Wilson Bi-metric
41%
f. Other
What percent of Class II cases do you prescribe extractions instead of distalization (non-extraction)?
137 total votes
68%
a. 0-25%
23%
b. 26-50%
4%
c. 51-75%
4%
d. 76-100%
What percent of Class II cases will need surgery for an ideal result?
136 total votes
79%
a. 0-25%
16%
b. 26-50%
2%
c. 51-75%
2%
d. 76-100%
What percent of Class II surgery cases actually agree to have surgery?
138 total votes
22%
a. 0%
41%
b. 10%
17%
c. 20%
7%
d. 30%
14%
e. More than 30%

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