Townie® Poll

CAD/CAM

Poll conducted from 2/27/2013 To 3/29/2013

Is there a dental office with CAD/CAM technology within five miles of your practice?
853 total votes
79%
Yes
21%
No
At what price point do you start to consider ROI (return on investment) for a piece of technology in your practice?
417 total votes
40%
$5,000
29%
$10,000
19%
$20,000
12%
$50,000+
Which CAD/CAM system are you most likely to purchase?
433 total votes
36%
One with an in-office mill for same day crowns
24%
Digital impression system only
3%
I already own digital impression
38%
I already own in office mill system
Describe your primary reason that you do not own CAD/CAM in your practice?
0 total votes
What percentage of your single tooth C&B is completed same day?
439 total votes
7%
25%
1%
35%
5%
50%
34%
75%+
53%
I do not own CAD/CAM
What is your biggest frustration with owning a CAD/CAM system?
344 total votes
13%
Time needed for training
20%
Software/hardware maintenance
13%
Training staff
19%
Cost of materials associated with system
35%
Other
What percentages of your digital impressions are sent to the lab?
403 total votes
5%
100% (I own a digital impression system only)
3%
50%
26%
25%
66%
0% (I do not own a CAD/CAM system)
How many CAD/CAM systems do you think will be on the market in 2014?
400 total votes
53%
5
28%
8
9%
11
10%
14+
Who designs your restorations in your practice?
347 total votes
73%
Dentist always
22%
Dentist/assistant mix
5%
Assistant always
Do you have Internet access in your office?
443 total votes
98%
Yes
2%
No

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