Townie® Poll

Office Tech

Poll conducted from 10/12/2021 To 11/18/2021

Will you spend (or have you spent) at least $10,000 on office technology in the past calendar year?
67 total votes
69%
Yes
31%
No
Which tech area in your practice is strongest?
48 total votes
58%
Clinical (digital scanner, 3D printing, etc.)
42%
Non-clinical (hardware, website, etc.)
Will every practice be using intra-oral scanners by 2025?
49 total votes
80%
Yes
20%
No
Who handles the IT needs of the office?
49 total votes
29%
I do (the doc)
10%
It's a team effort
4%
A dedicated IT employee
57%
A third-party or outside worker
3D printing is...
49 total votes
6%
Too costly to implement in ortho
16%
Not in high enough demand to invest into yet
29%
Worth having in the office
49%
A few years away from being practical
How much of your practice's data is kept on the cloud?
49 total votes
22%
All of it
10%
More than half
10%
Less than half
22%
None
35%
We only use the cloud as a backup
Which area of office tech needs the most improvement?
49 total votes
24%
Front office (phone systems, scheduling, etc.)
24%
Back office (managing finances, employee records, etc.)
33%
Clinical areas
18%
Labs
Where do you learn about most emerging ortho technology?
49 total votes
6%
Online/print advertisements
24%
Online/print articles/journals
16%
At conventions or trade shows
41%
Online communities/message boards
12%
Local peers/colleagues
Are you happy with your practice management software?
49 total votes
82%
Yes
18%
No
0%
I don't use any
Do you use a laser in your practice?
49 total votes
37%
Yes
51%
No
12%
I plan on purchasing one in a few years
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Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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