Townie® Poll

Clear Aligners and Aesthetic Options

Poll conducted from 1/25/2019 To 3/8/2019

Are you working with clear aligners?
129 total votes
95%
Yes
5%
No
What percentage of your practice is aligners?
88 total votes
66%
Less than 25 percent
31%
25-50 percent
1%
50-75 percent
2%
More than 75 percent
Have you seen an increase or decrease in the number or patients opting for clear/aesthetic brackets?
85 total votes
66%
Increase
34%
Decrease
Do you offer lingual braces?
88 total votes
20%
Yes
80%
No
When it comes to aligner therapy, I offer ...
88 total votes
9%
Only complete comprehensive options
11%
I offer express and/or lite options
0%
Upper or lower only
80%
All of the above
Have you changed your aligner attachment prescriptions?
87 total votes
23%
No or rarely
57%
Yes, more attachments
20%
Yes, fewer attachments
Has the rise of aligner therapy treatments and patients changed your practice's scheduling or clinical design?
39 total votes
44%
Yes
56%
No
Do any of your referring dentists also offer aligners?
88 total votes
39%
Yes, all or most
50%
Yes, some or a few
11%
No
How long have you used your current ceramic bracket brand?
87 total votes
5%
Less than a year
20%
1-3 years
26%
3-5 years
48%
More than 5 years
1%
I do not offer ceramic options
Have you tried alternative brands of aligners (other than Invisalign)?
87 total votes
48%
No
28%
Yes, with good results
24%
Yes, with mixed or poor results

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