Townie® Poll

Office Tech

Poll conducted from 2/23/2023 To 3/23/2023

Will every practice be using intra-oral scanners by 2025?
29 total votes
48%
Yes
52%
No
3D printing is...
13 total votes
8%
Too costly to implement in ortho
15%
Not in high enough demand to invest into yet
69%
Worth having in the office
8%
A few years away from being practical
How much of your practice's data is kept on the cloud?
13 total votes
31%
All of it
15%
More than half
23%
Less than half
15%
None
15%
We only use the cloud as a backup
Who handles the IT needs of the office?
13 total votes
31%
I do (the doc)
8%
It's a team effort
8%
A dedicated IT employee
54%
A third-party or outside worker
Which tech area in your practice is strongest?
13 total votes
69%
Clinical (digital scanner, 3D printing, etc.)
31%
Non-clinical (hardware, website, etc.)
Will you spend (or have you spent) at least $10,000 on office technology in the past calendar year?
13 total votes
62%
Yes
38%
No
Are you happy with your practice management software?
13 total votes
77%
Yes
23%
No
0%
I don't use any
Do you use a laser in your practice?
13 total votes
46%
Yes
38%
No
15%
I plan on purchasing one in a few years
Which area of office tech needs the most improvement?
12 total votes
33%
Front office (phone systems, scheduling, etc.)
8%
Back office (managing finances, employee records, etc.)
17%
Clinical areas
42%
Labs
Where do you learn about most emerging ortho technology?
13 total votes
0%
Online/print advertisements
15%
Online/print articles/journals
31%
At conventions or trade shows
38%
Online communities/message boards
15%
Local peers/colleagues
Sponsors
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Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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