Townie® Poll

Clinical technology

Poll conducted from 3/22/2018 To 4/20/2018

Have you made a significant investment in clinical technology in the past three years? (More than $10,000.)
860 total votes
50%
Yes
43%
No
7%
I will in 2018
When it comes to technology in my practice...
516 total votes
21%
I want to be on the bleeding edge.
9%
If it ain't broke, don't fix it!
70%
I mix and match old and new technology.
Do you use digital impressions in your practice?
519 total votes
33%
Yes
51%
No
17%
I will be by 2020.
Besides, cost, what is the biggest obstacle in adopting new technology into the practice?
511 total votes
27%
Compatibility or integration with existing technologies.
25%
Finding the time to train myself and the team.
31%
The logistics or disruption of switching to a new system.
16%
I'm happy with what I have.
Which will be more common place in dental practices by 2025?
505 total votes
59%
Lasers
41%
Digital caries detection devices
Has a specific piece of technology in your office been the reason a patient has returned to or referred your practice?
511 total votes
47%
Yes
53%
No
Are you running Windows or Apple in your operatories?
514 total votes
93%
Windows
1%
Apple
7%
We don't have computers in the operatories.
Do you have any interest in dental sleep medicine?
516 total votes
48%
Yes
40%
No
12%
This is already a part of my practice.
What sort of camera do you use for patient records?
506 total votes
43%
DSLR (e.g. Canon, Nikon)
18%
Dental specific camera (e.g. Shofu)
12%
Compact digital camera
27%
Cellphone camera
Has your internet speed ever negatively affected your workflow?
517 total votes
12%
Yes, often
33%
Yes, rarely
54%
No
1%
Cellphone camera

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