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Dentrix Updates

January 23, 2015

eDex, a new feature in G6 New Dentrix G6 features on video. This is one of a series.

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Dentrix Updates

January 15, 2015

Split Payments by Family Member New Dentrix G6 features on video. This is one of a series.  

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January 14, 2015
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Dentrix G6

January 12, 2015

The newest Dentrix upgrade G6 is  on the way. Are you ready? If you’re running Dentrix G5.2 and you have an active Dentrix Customer Service Plan (CSP), you’re ready for Dentrix G6 now. You don’t have to do anything else – your upgrade will be sent directly to your practice. You’ll also save $210 on […]

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Dentrix Tip – Preferred Names on Appointments

January 8, 2015

…that patient who wants to be called by a different name than the name on their account (A Robert who wants to be called Bob,…You can set up the Appointment Book to look at that Preferred Name field, which displays on patient appointments, so that when you are speaking with patients about their appointments, you’re using the name […]

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MedicTalk DentForms Paperless Dental Software

January 7, 2015

With DentForms, patients’ can electronically complete their forms either online or on a computer in your office. All of these forms can then be electronically signed with a digital signature pad or touch screen monitor in your office. via MedicTalk DentForms Paperless Dental Software | The Dental Record. I have tried several electronic forms systems. […]

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The Number 1 Dentrix tip of the Year

December 30, 2014

And finally, the #1 most read Tip Tuesday post of 2014: Charting Conditions using ADA Condition Codes via (6) Dentrix.

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Good Enough

December 29, 2014

 “The perfect is the enemy of the good.” Witch means of course there comes a point in any human endeavor when it is good enough. Attempting to make it better or perfect is likely to just cause problems. As dentists we are especially prone to this. We are by nature and training perfectionists and yet […]

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What does “Cloud” really mean?

December 16, 2014

Cloud refers mostly to three things. Cloud is often used simply as another word for Internet.  Cloud storage refers to storing data on a computer somewhere on the Internet not on the computer in your office. People store photos, music and even patient records online.  Cloud Computing is the sexiest meaning of cloud where the […]

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Top Twelve Dentrix Tips of the Year

December 15, 2014

It’s time once again for our Countdown to Christmas, featuring the top twelve most-viewed Dentrix Tips of the year, via (17) Dentrix.

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The 12 best Android apps of 2014

December 9, 2014

From Mashable: Between innovative new keyboard apps, new calendars and productivity tools, you’d be hard pressed to choose the best. We’ve picked out our favorite new Android apps of the year. Check out our list, below, to see which apps made our cut. via The 12 best Android apps of 2014.

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Dentrix Tip Referring Procedures

December 4, 2014

In my experience very few offices use the referral options in Dentrix very well. While you can edit each procedure individually and add the referral to each one, this process can be simplified by using the Treatment Planner to add a referral to a group of procedures at once. via Dentrix Tip Tuesdays: Referring Several […]

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Five Features of Charting Software

December 2, 2014

Good charting software has many features here are five of the most important. Good charting software eliminates all paper. That means the software must accommodate all the bits of paper data we have stuffed in our patient folders and it must have a method of importing virtually anything either with a scanner or file import function. […]

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It’s Official—iOS 8 Is Apple’s Buggiest Release to Date

November 23, 2014

From Wired: Turns out it wasn’t just in our heads: Data from app performance monitor Crittercism showed iOS 8’s crash rate was 60 percent higher than iOS 7 during their respective first months on handsets. via It’s Official—iOS 8 Is Apple’s Buggiest Release to Date | WIRED.

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Dentrix Mastery Tracks

November 20, 2014

Having great technology won’t help your office unless you know how to use it. For many years I have been urging dentists to get more training on how to use their software. Dentrix offers a number of training options. Their newest option (introduced at the ADA in October) is Mastery Tracks. I like it for […]

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The Secret to Success

November 13, 2014

There is one absolute condition which must be present in order to get the most out of technology. The dentist needs to be involved and committed to the process. It is amazing how many dentists do not want to have anything to do with the computer. In fact some of them seem to be actively […]

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Dentrix Tip Tuesdays

November 12, 2014

This is a GREAT resource for Dentrix Dentists: You can save time and eliminate the first two steps by dragging a document from the Unfiled Documents directly to a Document Type folder within a specific patient’s Document Center. Dentrix will automatically fill in the patient’s name and the Document Type, so all you have to […]

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Consumer Windows 7 preinstalls has come to an end UPDATE

November 9, 2014

UPDATE: Thanks to Dan Edwards at Pact-One for this clarification. Windows 7 is no longer being preinstalled in new home PCs but it is available as a special order from Dell. You will be able to order a computer downgraded to Windows 7 Pro for at least 1 year or until Windows 10 is released […]

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 The Dentrix Office Manager

November 8, 2014

From Dayna Johnson: During a recent consultation, I talked to a dentist about this and how we could get his office’s number higher. His response was, “No one leaves my office without their next appointment scheduled.” However, when we reviewed the numbers together, he realized that only 66% of his hygiene patients were pre-scheduling … […]

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Dentrix Insight Seminars

October 29, 2014

I am a HUGE advocate for ongoing extended training in the use of technology. Many (if not most) dental offices fail to get full value from their technology investment because they simply do not know how to use it. This includes the dentist. Dentists must know what is possible if they are to lead their […]

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