One of the fastest growing trends in dentistry is the move toward paperless records. There are tremendous advantages to paperless records including ease of access, improved patient care and lower costs. On the other hand we seem to be emotionally attached to our charts. Like old copies of National Geographic, we just can’t bring ourselves to part with them.
Here is the big secret, Once you have the basic infrastructure in place; that is the hardware-software infrastructure and the systems to use them, then you stop making paper.