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Dental Team Training & Integration Poll Results from Dental Products Report

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

According to a recent DPR survey on training and integration, 86% of respondents agree that initial training is important when implementing a new technology, such as a dental laser. Follow-up training is also important, having earned a nod from 65% of respondents. As for software and equipment training, the numbers were similar. dental trainingThe DPR survey tells us that some problems that interfere with successful implementation of new products include lack of a financial model, time restraints, insufficient training, uncertainty in regards to protocol, lack of staff motivation, and an array other factors. In 61% of offices, dentists and team members undergo the same training. Only 39% undergo separate training for new products or software. In 98% of these cases, the staff gets more training than the dentist.

Read the article that accompanied the data here: “Smarten up for success.”

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