Townie® Poll

Laboratories

Poll conducted from 6/9/2014 To 7/1/2014

What percentage of retainers are made in-house?
41 total votes
32%
100%
27%
80%
10%
60%
5%
40%
27%
Less than 20%
What percent of banded appliances are made in house?
33 total votes
24%
100%
12%
80%
6%
60%
9%
40%
48%
Less than 20%
Do you fabricate in-house clear aligners?
34 total votes
82%
Yes
18%
No
Do you send out for plaster models?
34 total votes
12%
Yes
88%
No
Do you do in-house indirect bonding trays?
34 total votes
21%
Yes
79%
No
Excluding clear aligner laboratories, how many labs do you regularly send out to?
33 total votes
45%
1
33%
2
18%
3
3%
4
0%
5+
When prescribing banded appliances, (expanders, holding arched, etc.) who fits the bands?
34 total votes
91%
We do.
9%
The lab does it.
How do you send models to your primary lab?
32 total votes
66%
Mail
9%
Drop off
22%
Pick up
3%
3D digital scan
What percentage of remakes (poorly fitting appliances, aligners) does your office has?
33 total votes
3%
0
55%
2%
33%
4%
6%
6%
0%
8%
3%
10%+

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