DOTmed Home MRI Oncology Ultrasound Molecular Imaging X-Ray Cardiology Health IT Business Affairs
News Home Parts & Service Operating Room CT Women's Health Proton Therapy Endoscopy HTMs Pediatrics
SEARCH
Aktueller Standort:
>
> This Story


Log in oder Register to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Send us your Comments
advertisement

 

advertisement

 

More Industry Reports

Patient Monitors – Fighting alarm fatigue, EMR integration and going wireless A look at what's new from a range of manufacturers

C-arm sector features new models, improvements in technology Flat-panel detectors are driving the market

OEMs roll out new offerings for special procedures Numerous developments in the cath/⁠angio market

RTLS market for health care to exceed $3 billion by 2022 A guide to what's new and what's coming next

PACS and RIS: Surviving a consolidated enterprise in the EMR era Managing imaging data under the EMR umbrella

Ex-Ohio State University radiologist wins $100,000 discrimination lawsuit Cited 'criticism and unattainable productivity demands'

Bearing the load: What to consider when installing ceiling-mounted equipment An imaging department needs more than operational expertise

Bringing it all in-house: Intermountain Healthcare blazes the trail in Utah, Idaho Cut costs by $8 million over four-year period

Hospitals can save millions of dollars with MES contracts Long term contracts with OEMs offer big advantages to facilities ready to commit

The economy is also
having a negative
effect on the
dental industry

DOTmed Industry Sector Report: Dental Equipment Sales & Service

by Joan Trombetti , Writer
This report originally appeared in the February 2009 issue of DOTmed Business News

Countless doors are opened with a warm smile and the dental industry has been around for ages providing that key. Dentistry has come a long way from its roots (no pun intended). From the barbaric practices that would occur with tooth extraction in England barber shops to even worse horrors in earlier history including wooden planks and mallets to remove teeth to Chinese tooth-pullers using their fingers. The goal of dentistry - to maintain good oral health - has remained the same, but the ways that maintenance is met and the choices of procedures have evolved greatly. It's a good thing too - with an economic slowdown, if all a dentist offered was some strong fingers to yank a nagging tooth out, people might opt to do it themselves. Fortunately, dentistry has established itself as a necessity and people are willing to fore go other comforts before performing painful self-procedures. Still, procedures of just a cosmetic nature are likely to take a hit.

Story Continues Below Advertisement

THE (LEADER) IN MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY SINCE 1982. SALES-SERVICE-REPAIR

Special-Pricing Available on Medical Displays, Patient Monitors, Recorders, Printers, Media, Ultrasound Machines, and Cameras.This includes Top Brands such as SONY, BARCO, NDS, NEC, LG, EDAN, EIZO, ELO, FSN, PANASONIC, MITSUBISHI, OLYMPUS, & WIDE.



In a recent survey in Dental Products Report, more than a quarter of responders (25%) predicted an increase in their purchasing of both technology and equipment in the next 12 months. According to the survey, more than 45% planned to add hand pieces, while digital X-ray and computer hardware for the operatory ranked next at 25%.

3D Volume Illustration done
by the KODAK 9000 3D
(Image courtesy of Carestream)



This same survey, however, revealed that recent tough times have left just over 44% dentists indicating the economy has prevented them from purchasing specific products in the past 12 months. Two-thirds (65%) plan on making the same amount of purchases in 2009 for materials and 24% plan to increase purchases of things like impression materials, bonding agents and composites. More than a quarter are looking to increase their purchases in both the technology and equipment categories, but 20% are planning to cut back in those two categories as well.

DOTmed interviewed registered users; manufacturers and a dentist to offer some interesting feedback.

Scott Carson, founder of Med1Online reported that business was down in 2008 and thinks 2009 will be worse for dental equipment sales. Med1Online sells all types of new and used dental equipment as well as a wide selection of new and factory refurbished capital medical equipment (CME), medical devices and medical supplies through an online channel.
  Pages: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - ... >>

Related:


Werben
Erhöhen Sie Ihren Bekanntheitsgrad
Auktionen + Privatverkäufe
Den besten Preis erzielen
Geräte/Geräteteile kaufen
Den günstigsten Preis finden
Daily News
Die neuesten Nachrichten lesen
Übersicht
Alle DOTmed Benutzer durchsuchen
Ethik auf DOTmed
Unseren Ethik-Standard anzeigen
Gold-Parts Verkäufer-Programm
PH-Anfragen erhalten
Gold Service Dealer-Programm
Anfragen empfangen
Gesundheitsdienstleister
Alle Gesundheitsdienstleister-Tools anzeigen
Jobs/Training
Einen Job suchen
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
Angebote für Geräteteile erhalten
Kürzlich zertifiziert
Kürzlich zertifizierte Benutzer anzeigen
Kürzlich bewertet
Kürzlich zertifizierte Benutzer anzeigen
Rental Central
Geräte billiger mieten
Geräte/Geräteteile verkaufen
Das meiste Geld erhalten
Service-Techniker Forum
Hilfe und Beratung finden
Einfache Angebots-Anfrage
Angebote für Geräte erhalten
Virtuelle Messe
Service für Geräte finden
Access and use of this site is subject to the terms and conditions of our LEGAL NOTICE & PRIVACY NOTICE
Property of and Proprietary to DOTmed.com, Inc. Copyright ©2001-2019 DOTmed.com, Inc.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED