Townie® Poll

CAD/CAM

Poll conducted from 5/7/2010 To 6/4/2010

Do you think that CAD/CAM technology will replace traditional "impression" based restorative techniques in the future?
771 total votes
68%
a. Yes
32%
b. No
Do you own a CAD/CAM system?
531 total votes
37%
a. Yes
63%
b. No
If you do not own a CAD/CAM system, what is the reason?
344 total votes
54%
a. Cost
3%
b. Time commitment for learning CAD/CAM
10%
c. Limited use
17%
d. It just doesn't "fit" my practice style
16%
e. Other
If you had to pick one CAD/CAM technology for your practice, which would it be?
399 total votes
65%
a. Imaging with onsite milling
35%
b. Imaging with offsite milling
Have you taken any continuing education courses in CAD/CAM technology?
533 total votes
69%
a. Yes
31%
b. No
How do you feel about advanced training for CAD/CAM?
513 total votes
7%
a. It has little impact of the outcome.
25%
b. It is somewhat important.
68%
c. It is very important.
Have you had problems with your CAD/CAM equipment?
289 total votes
47%
a. I have had a no problems with my equipment.
44%
b. I have had some minor problems with my equipment.
9%
c. I have had major problems with my equipment.
Do you think the CAD/CAM technology in your practice has produced better restorations than lab made restorations?
325 total votes
28%
a. No, it produces less quality restorations than lab made restorations.
40%
b. It produces restorations of equal quality.
32%
c. Yes, it produces better quality restorations than lab made restorations.
Do you think CAD/CAM technology in your practice has increased your efficiency?
296 total votes
16%
a. It has caused me to be less efficient.
54%
b. It has caused me to be more efficient.
30%
c. It has not improved or decreased my efficiency.

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