Townie® Poll

3D Imaging

Poll conducted from 8/24/2009 To 10/6/2009

Do you see 3-D imaging becoming standard in orthodontics?
93 total votes
47%
a. Yes
53%
b. No
How is 3-D imaging impacting your practice?
55 total votes
15%
a. I don't know much about it
35%
b. I don't use 3-D imaging yet, but considering it
20%
c. I have just started using 3-D imaging
31%
d. I use it routinely
If you use 3-D imaging, how do you use it?
39 total votes
26%
a. I use it for my all my diagnostic records
3%
b. I use it in addition to conventional records
5%
c. I use it only to construct ceph and pano
67%
d. I use it only for special cases (impactions, etc.)
How do you obtain your 3-D scans?
42 total votes
26%
a. I have a 3-D machine (i.e. CBCT)
57%
b. I use an imaging lab service
17%
c. I have access to a 3-D machine from a colleague
What kind of scan do you routinely obtain?
41 total votes
24%
a. Full volumetric scan
17%
b. Small FOV scan
39%
c. Some of each depending on the case
20%
d. I don't know the difference
How do you evaluate the information in a 3-D scan?
41 total votes
24%
a. I review only the data I am interested in
27%
b. I review all the data in the scan
34%
c. My lab provides me with a package of information
10%
d. I outsource some of the scans
5%
e. I outsource all of the scans
What level of education is needed to safely use 3-D in your practice?
43 total votes
21%
a. Presentations at ortho meetings
16%
b. Instructions by colleagues who use 3-D
21%
c. Seminars by manufacturers
42%
d. Seminars by OMFR
What is your understanding of 3-D liability?
46 total votes
13%
a. You take it, you read it, or else
20%
b. Only dental structures are required knowledge
30%
c. You must get training to safely read scans
24%
d. Outsourcing to OMFR is the only safe procedure
13%
e. Other
What is your current level of competency in using 3-D imaging?
52 total votes
6%
a. I don't know anything about 3-D imaging
19%
b. I don't know my level of competency
46%
c. I am just starting to learn about 3-D imaging
29%
d. I have been using 3-D long enough to feel competent
Do you see 3-D imaging replacing conventional ortho records?
54 total votes
20%
a. No, I will continue taking records as I do now
19%
b. Yes, 3-D could replace ortho records
31%
c. I see 3-D as complimentary to conventional records
30%
d. 3-D will eventually become "standard of care"

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