Townie® Poll

Digital Imaging

Poll conducted from 10/22/2018 To 11/22/2018

Which type of radiography do you use?
271 total votes
82%
Digital
11%
Film
7%
Both
Which of the following play the biggest role in your practice?
167 total votes
28%
Intraoral cameras
52%
2D digital imaging
9%
CAD/CAM
11%
3D digital imaging
Do you currently offer 2D panoramic imaging?
170 total votes
79%
Yes
21%
No
If you have not started using CAD/CAM, what is the primary reason?
169 total votes
32%
Cost
31%
Not practical for my practice
8%
Not enough patient demand
4%
Apprehension in learning/training
25%
I do use CAD/CAM
True or false: 3D digital imaging is the best technology currently available to improve the quality of dentistry.
168 total votes
57%
True
43%
False
How long have you used your current intraoral camera?
172 total votes
5%
Less than a year
20%
1-3 years
17%
3-5 years
37%
More than 5 years
20%
I don't use an intraoral camera
Do you believe the ROI on CAD/CAM or 3D digital imaging is worth the cost of purchasing the technologies?
168 total votes
45%
Yes
55%
No
Which digital imaging tech has the most positive impact on patients?
165 total votes
53%
Intraoral cameras
19%
2D digital imaging or 2D panoramic
15%
3D digital imaging
12%
CAD/CAM
2%
Advanced diagnostic tools (i.e., caries detection)
Have you ever lost a potential patient due to a lack of a specific digital imaging technology?
171 total votes
13%
Yes
87%
No
Do you use a DSLR in your practice?
167 total votes
50%
Yes
50%
No

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