Townie® Poll

Teledentistry

Poll conducted from 7/8/2020 To 8/5/2020

Are you currently using teledentistry in your practice?
287 total votes
17%
Yes
83%
No
During the COVID-19 lockdown, how did you stay connected to your patients and perform dental triage?
124 total votes
74%
Answering machine / live phone coverage
16%
Email / text
6%
Video chat
4%
A comprehensive teledentistry solution
Which of your patients would be most likely to benefit from a virtual appointment or consultation?
111 total votes
6%
Baby Boomers
18%
Millennials
16%
Busy moms
40%
Immune-compromised individuals
20%
Busy professionals
How do you feel about the growing adoption of teledentistry?
125 total votes
35%
Positive
20%
Negative
45%
Neutral
What is your biggest concern about implementing teledentistry?
120 total votes
10%
Cost
12%
Installation and training
33%
Regulations or liability
27%
Insurance reimbursement
18%
Inconvenience
Which would be the most valuable benefit of teledentistry?
116 total votes
47%
Increased safety for my patients and team
22%
Added scheduling convenience
31%
Improved communication
Which teledentistry feature is more important?
110 total votes
51%
HIPPA compliant photo sharing and video conferencing
16%
Patient messaging
4%
Provider-to-provider collaboration
16%
Workflow management
13%
PM software integration
Which member of your team would use teledentistry most?
117 total votes
78%
Dentist
15%
Office manager
2%
Hygienist
3%
Assistant
3%
Outside specialist
If you've considered implementing teledentistry, when do you intend to carry it out?
116 total votes
16%
I already have teledentistry in my practice.
3%
In less than a month
5%
1 to 3 months
7%
3 to 6 months
10%
6 to 12 months
59%
Undecided
Which member of your dental team have suggested implementing teledentistry in your practice?
123 total votes
29%
My idea (practice owner)
2%
Associate
7%
Office manager
2%
Assistant
2%
Outside specialist
58%
No one has suggested this
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