Setting the Default Appointment Length

January 22, 2020 When you initially set up Dentrix Ascend, the default length of an appointment is 60 minutes. This means that every appointment you add—from either the Calendar or the Treatment Planner—starts as one hour long, and you must manually adjust the...

Defining Favorite Imaging Procedures

December 11, 2019 You’ve probably never heard of Vilfredo Pareto, given that he was Italian economist living in the late 19th century. But he learned and shared an important truth about economic activity—for example, production in a dental practice—which today we call...

Formatting Patient Consent Forms

November 27, 2019 Have you ever wished your online patient forms were a little more attractive? Do you feel the need to emphasize certain text? How would you like something like this… …to look something like this? There is some limited formatting you can apply to your...

Configuring Charting Symbols

October 16, 2019 When looking at a patient’s graphic chart, the paint colors and marking styles can easily help identify work that is existing, completed, or treatment planned. Dentrix Ascend comes with a set of default symbols, and includes the flexibility to...

Subscribing to Resource Center Updates

September 18, 2019 The Dentrix Ascend help files, also known as the Resource Center, are accessible with a couple of clicks. Hundreds of articles on a wide array of topics. You may have spent some time browsing its sections, and we hope it has helped you, especially...

Timing Patient Communications

July 17, 2019 Two important goals of a growing dental practice should be to increase appointment attendance and maintain patient loyalty. One of the best ways to accomplish these goals is to keep in touch using patient-preferred communication technologies such as text...