Townie® Poll

Treatment Planning

Poll conducted from 1/14/2022 To 2/23/2022

How do you handle screenings and first consultations?
48 total votes
35%
Solo
13%
With an assistant
50%
With a treatment coordinator
2%
Other
Do you use white stone models, digital scans, or both?
39 total votes
13%
White stone models
62%
Digital files
26%
Both
How often do you seek feedback during the analysis stage? (Through Orthotown, colleagues, associates, etc.)
37 total votes
22%
Never
70%
Seldom
8%
Often
0%
Always
Do you use an orthodontic diagnostic software?
39 total votes
26%
Yes
59%
No
15%
Only in some cases
Do you collect the first payment when you recommend treatment (or have the second consultation)?
38 total votes
24%
Yes
0%
No, before this step
76%
No, after this step
What's the most common form of retention in your office?
39 total votes
8%
Bonded
44%
Clear
8%
Acrylic
41%
Mix
Do you offer a discount for cash payments made in full at the start of treatment?
39 total votes
69%
Yes, 5 percent or less
15%
Yes, 10 percent or less
5%
Yes, more than 10 percent
10%
No discounts
Are you still meeting with patients (or potential patients) virtually?
39 total votes
28%
Yes
46%
No
26%
We never did any virtual meetings
What percentage of your cases involve early treatment?
38 total votes
50%
Less than 25 percent
47%
25 to 50 percent
3%
50 to 75 percent
0%
More than 75 percent
Do you offer and advertise treatment acceleration options?
39 total votes
21%
Yes, if the patient meets the criteria
79%
No, we do not offer this service/technology
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Do you have a dedicated insurance coordinator in your office?
  
Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
Phone: +1-480-445-9710
Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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