Townie® Poll

Treatment Timing

Poll conducted from 10/3/2016 To 10/21/2016

At what age do you suggest a first orthodontic visit?
32 total votes
6%
Before 6
50%
6 or 7
44%
8 and above
At what age do you think your average first visit is actually seen?
30 total votes
7%
Before 6
20%
6 or 7
60%
8 or 9
13%
I don't see many children before age 10
What percentage of early (6 to 9 years old) patients are treated with appliances?
30 total votes
30%
5 percent
33%
10 percent
23%
20 percent
13%
More than 20 percent
Of the early patients treated with appliances, you will utilize ...
30 total votes
50%
Fixed appliances
0%
Removable appliances
50%
Both
0%
I will not utilize an appliance
Do you do serial extraction?
30 total votes
67%
Yes
33%
No
How often do you recall patients not ready for treatment?
29 total votes
0%
3 months
76%
6 months
24%
1 year
0%
Once all the teeth are in
What percentage of adolescents (10 to 14 years) are treated with fixed appliances?
30 total votes
0%
10 to 20 percent
7%
30 to 40 percent
7%
50 to 75 percent
87%
More than 75 percent
What percentage of adolescents (10 to 14 years) are treated with removable appliances, including aligners?
26 total votes
88%
10 to 20 percent
4%
30 to 40 percent
4%
50 to 75 percent
4%
More than 75 percent
What percentage of your practice is retreatment?
27 total votes
96%
10 percent
4%
20 percent
0%
30 percent
0%
More than 40 percent
Are you familiar with "Treatment by Twelves"?
30 total votes
23%
Yes
77%
No

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