Townie® Poll

Digital Dentistry

Poll conducted from 12/17/2019 To 1/2/2020

Do you offer same-visit crowns in your practice?
288 total votes
25%
Yes
66%
No
9%
I would like to incorporate this into my practice.
How do you take impressions?
155 total votes
21%
Digitally
55%
Traditionally
23%
Both, depending on the situation
Which area of digital dentistry are you most interested in?
149 total votes
28%
CAD/CAM
15%
Digital radiography
11%
Caries detection devices
36%
Intraoral scanners
10%
In-office milling and other lab work
What type of radiography do you use?
155 total votes
90%
Digital
6%
Film
4%
Both
If you have not started using CAD/CAM, what is your primary reason?
151 total votes
33%
Cost
25%
Not practical for my practice
5%
Not enough patient demand
3%
Apprehension in learning or training
34%
I do use CAD/CAM in my practice
Do you believe the ROI on CAD/CAM or 3D digital imaging is worth the cost of purchasing the technologies?
155 total votes
43%
Yes
57%
No
How long have you been using your current intraoral camera?
148 total votes
12%
Less than a year
30%
1–3 years
17%
3–5 years
41%
More than 5 years
How many crowns are you placing each month?
156 total votes
10%
Less than 5
19%
5–10
20%
10–15
25%
15–20
27%
More than 20
True or false: A specific piece of (clinical) digital technology in your office has been the reason a patient has returned to or referred your practice.
155 total votes
39%
True
61%
False
Which statement best describes your relationship with your lab?
156 total votes
83%
Generally good with few issues.
15%
Occasionally strenuous with more issues than I'd like.
1%
Bad enough I should be looking for a new lab.
1%
I do all my lab work in office.

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