Townie® Poll

Digital Imaging

Poll conducted from 2/21/2024 To 3/20/2024

Do you show patients images during or after treatment/consultation?
404 total votes
81%
During
11%
After
8%
Never
Do you use a DSLR in your practice?
83 total votes
60%
Yes
40%
No
Which digital imaging tech has the most positive impact on patients?
84 total votes
48%
Intraoral cameras
6%
2D digital imaging or 2D panoramic
37%
3D digital imaging
7%
CAD/CAM
2%
Advanced diagnostic tools (i.e., caries detection)
True or false: 3D digital imaging is the best technology currently available to improve the quality of dentistry.
83 total votes
70%
True
30%
False
When did you start using a 3D scanner for taking impressions?
84 total votes
33%
Less than 2 years ago
15%
3–4 years ago
23%
More than 5 years ago
29%
We still use impression materials
Do you believe the ROI on CAD/CAM or 3D digital imaging is worth the cost of purchasing the technologies?
82 total votes
72%
Yes
28%
No
Which imaging platform plays the biggest role in your practice?
84 total votes
42%
Intraoral cameras
17%
2D digital imaging
11%
CAD/CAM
27%
3D digital imaging
4%
Caries detection
How long have you used your current intraoral camera?
84 total votes
11%
Less than a year
23%
1-3 years
7%
3-5 years
37%
More than 5 years
23%
I don't use an intraoral camera
If you have not started using CAD/CAM, what is the primary reason?
79 total votes
38%
Cost
15%
Not practical for my practice
6%
Not enough patient demand
8%
Apprehension in learning/training
33%
I do use CAD/CAM
Do you still use film?
84 total votes
17%
Yes
77%
No
6%
Both
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Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
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Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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