Townie® Poll

Do you floss daily?

Poll conducted from 12/20/2004 To 1/20/2005

Do you floss daily?
210 total votes
64%
Yes
36%
No
Which do you prefer yourself?
179 total votes
45%
Waxed floss
10%
Unwaxed floss
45%
New fiber flosses
What type of floss does your office recommend?
177 total votes
9%
Unwaxed
50%
Waxed
41%
New fiber flosses
How many of your patients floss daily?
176 total votes
27%
<10%
54%
20-30%
16%
40-50%
3%
60-80%
0%
100%
Have you tried colored floss?
144 total votes
13%
Black
34%
Red- cinnamon
53%
Green- mint
Do you have patients show you how they floss?
176 total votes
34%
Yes
11%
No
55%
Sometimes
Do you tell patients to get a squeak when they floss?
166 total votes
25%
Yes
45%
No
30%
Never heard anything about a squeak
Do you give patients floss samples to take home?
174 total votes
89%
Yes
11%
No
Do your patients think rinsing replaces floss?
175 total votes
30%
Yes
70%
No
Do you recommend a daily mouthrinse?
175 total votes
41%
Yes
15%
No
43%
Only occasionally
Do you recommend fluoride mouthrinses?
176 total votes
60%
Yes
5%
No
36%
Only occasionally
What is your number one reason for recommending a mouthrinse?
177 total votes
62%
Bacterial control
3%
Bad breath
33%
Caries control
2%
Dry mouth

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