Townie® Poll

Radiography

Poll conducted from 6/25/2007 To 7/24/2007

Are you using digital radiography?
348 total votes
49%
a. Yes
42%
b. No
9%
c. Considering it
If you are using digital radiography, which type are you using?
163 total votes
17%
a. Phosphor-plate system
75%
b. Corded sensor
6%
c. Cordless sensor
2%
d. Other
If you are using digital radiography, which system are you using?
157 total votes
0%
a. Camsight
3%
j. Trophy
1%
k. Planmeca
27%
b. Dexis
13%
c. Gendex
13%
d. Kodak
1%
e. Planmecca
13%
f. Scan-X
3%
g. Sirona
4%
h. Suni
22%
i. Schick
If you are using digital radiography, what needs the most improvement regarding the sensors?
155 total votes
13%
a. Better image quality
17%
b. Cordless sensors
5%
c. Improved compatibility with practice management software
52%
d. Thinner sensor
14%
e. Other
Do you find digital radiography overall to be:
170 total votes
55%
a. Easier than film X-ray
18%
b. More difficult than film X-ray
28%
c. The same usability as film X-ray
When taking bitewing X-rays do you:
262 total votes
34%
a. Use the paper sticky tabs
4%
b. Use the foam sticky tabs
55%
c. Use an X-ray holder device
8%
d. Other
When taking bitewing X-rays, do you:
266 total votes
36%
a. Take horizontal bitewings on all patients
13%
b. Take vertical bitewings on all patients
52%
c. Take either vertical or horizontal depending on the patient
How often is a full-mouth set of radiographs taken in your office?
270 total votes
2%
a. Every two years
24%
b. Every three years
4%
c. Every four years
34%
d. Every five years
24%
e. When the doctor recommends it
11%
f. Other
Is your office paperless?
272 total votes
21%
a. Yes, completely paperless
63%
b. We use computers for appointments, but still have charts
11%
c. We have computers just for the business office
4%
d. No computers in the office
Do you have Internet access?
271 total votes
48%
a. Yes, the entire office has wireless connection
31%
b. The doctor and the front office have it
11%
c. The doctor has it in his/her private office
10%
d. No Internet access in the office

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