Townie® Poll

Do you use a digital camera in your dental practice?

Poll conducted from 2/8/2005 To 3/7/2005

Do you use a digital camera in your dental practice?
1220 total votes
78%
Yes
22%
No
How often do you use a digital camera to photograph your patients?
750 total votes
20%
Every patient is photographed
23%
About 50% of the time
45%
Only when I am doing a big case/unusual circumstance
11%
Never
Who takes the photos:
685 total votes
21%
Assistant
73%
Dentist
6%
Other staff member
Where do you store patient images:
703 total votes
48%
In patient's computer chart within PMS
32%
On a separate disk
15%
Print hard copies and place in patient folder
5%
I do not take photos
What brand of digital camera do you use:
680 total votes
7%
Fuji
42%
Canon
14%
Nikon
10%
Kodak
1%
Polaroid
26%
Other
I am reluctant to get a digital camera for my practice because:
147 total votes
5%
Quality is not good enough
5%
Too difficult to use
4%
I just do not want to change
11%
I don't take images
23%
Too expensive
52%
Other
I have a digital camera in my practice but am not happy with it because:
173 total votes
6%
It is too heavy
12%
I cannot focus it––too complicated
36%
It is not set up for dentistry
46%
I get inconsistent results
I buy my dental camera equipment from:
634 total votes
25%
My local camera store
40%
A dental camera supplier
35%
Internet camera/electronics store
Do you use digital imaging software in your practice?
703 total votes
55%
Yes
45%
No
Which of the following programs do you use:
605 total votes
32%
Photoshop
5%
ACDSee
4%
Microsoft Picture It
4%
SciScan Image FX
30%
Other
25%
I do not use one of these programs
Is your Digital Imaging Software easy to use?
513 total votes
58%
Yes
30%
Somewhat
12%
No
I mostly use my digital camera for the following:
626 total votes
10%
To perform cosmetic imaging
24%
To aid in lab communication
2%
To communicate with specialist
24%
To create custom case presentations
9%
Photos for marketing pieces
32%
To keep records of treatment completed
Have you taken any CE courses on patient photography?
700 total votes
33%
Yes
67%
No
What is the single most important source for information about digital photography?
632 total votes
20%
Dentaltown.com
24%
Continuing Education Courses
14%
Dental journals
8%
Manufacturer
2%
Dental supply representative
33%
Other
Do you frame and hang your photographs in your office?
692 total votes
24%
Yes
76%
No

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