Townie® Poll

Bonding

Poll conducted from 12/17/2018 To 1/22/2019

Who initially places the brackets on prior to the final alignment?
62 total votes
73%
Doctor
27%
Staff
Do you use a one-part or two-part bonding adhesive?
33 total votes
88%
One-part
12%
Two-part
Do you use a light-cure adhesive?
12 total votes
92%
Yes, in all cases
8%
In some cases
0%
No
Do you recommend bonding bite turbos?
32 total votes
72%
Yes
28%
No
How long have you been using your primary (favorite) adhesive material?
33 total votes
0%
Less than a year
15%
1-3 years
9%
3—5 years
76%
More than 5 years
Which do you use most often?
32 total votes
19%
Porcelain primer
3%
Plastic primer
34%
Adhesion booster
6%
Caries reduction primer
38%
One material for all
What do you estimate is your bonding failure rate?
33 total votes
45%
1-3 percent
45%
3-5 percent
9%
5-10 percent
0%
More than 10 percent
Do you bond 6's?
33 total votes
48%
Yes, upper
33%
Yes, lower
18%
No
Do you use pre-pasted brackets?
33 total votes
12%
Yes
76%
No, because of cost
6%
No, because of adhesion issues
6%
No, because of ease of use
How has your bonding technique changed since you began practicing?
33 total votes
12%
No change
48%
Slightly
21%
Moderately
18%
Drastically

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