Townie® Poll

Office Tech

Poll conducted from 8/24/2018 To 9/24/2018

Will you spend (or have you spent) at least $10,000 on office technology in the past calendar year?
60 total votes
67%
Yes
33%
No
Which tech area in your practice is strongest?
42 total votes
60%
Clinical (digital scanner, 3D printing, etc.)
40%
Non-clinical (hardware, website, etc.)
Will every practice be using intra-oral scanners by 2025?
43 total votes
79%
Yes
21%
No
Who handles the IT needs of the office?
43 total votes
30%
I do (the doc)
12%
It's a team effort
5%
A dedicated IT employee
53%
A third-party or outside worker
3D printing is...
43 total votes
7%
Too costly to implement in ortho
19%
Not in high enough demand to invest into yet
28%
Worth having in the office
47%
A few years away from being practical
How much of your practice's data is kept on the cloud?
43 total votes
23%
All of it
9%
More than half
12%
Less than half
19%
None
37%
We only use the cloud as a backup
Which area of office tech needs the most improvement?
43 total votes
26%
Front office (phone systems, scheduling, etc.)
28%
Back office (managing finances, employee records, etc.)
30%
Clinical areas
16%
Labs
Where do you learn about most emerging ortho technology?
43 total votes
5%
Online/print advertisements
26%
Online/print articles/journals
16%
At conventions or trade shows
40%
Online communities/message boards
14%
Local peers/colleagues
Are you happy with your practice management software?
43 total votes
81%
Yes
19%
No
0%
I don't use any
Do you use a laser in your practice?
43 total votes
37%
Yes
51%
No
12%
I plan on purchasing one in a few years

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