Online Booking from the Patient’s Perspective

May 12, 2020 What’s good for the patient is often good for the practice. This post presents the experience of a hypothetical patient enjoying the benefits of online booking—just one of many great features included with Dentrix Ascend. I love smartphones. I use...

Generating an Unscheduled Treatment Plan Report

March 26, 2020 It’s certainly not often that you have any down time; however, if you do, generating an unscheduled treatment plan report is a great use of your time. When patients are not ready to make financial decisions at the time treatment is diagnosed and...

Attaching Lab Cases to Appointments

February 12, 2020 Dentrix Ascend helps you avoid awkward situations where the patient shows up for an appointment and the lab case is not back from the lab yet. It does this by providing a place to add a lab case note to the patient’s appointment.  With lab...

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...

Building Your ASAP List

October 30, 2019 It doesn’t need to be difficult to keep track of patients wanting an appointment right away. In these situations, you can offer to call the patient if a time becomes available. In Dentrix Ascend, you can flag scheduled appointments as ASAP (As Soon As...