Learn More About Dental Software
What is Dental Software?
Dental Software provides the needed administrative and clinical operational support specific to dental practices. It is similar to other medical office management suites, offering elements such as patient management electronic dental health records and clinical management. Dental software can be cloud based or locally installed, but most vendors are moving towards cloud based solutions.
Dental software helps manage the day to day operations any dental office encounters. Scheduling, insurance confirmation and patient management tools help front desk operations. Dental teams are assisted by electronic charting, dental health records and patient notes. Reporting, accounting, claims management and billing tools support back office functions.
The ubiquitousness of dental software has led to the growth of other dental software support modules. These fully integrate with, or may even be included with, the most popular practice management platforms, including:
Dental practice specific-scheduling and appointment reminder software
Marketing modules specific to dental practices
X-Rays, digital imaging, and 3D dental imaging software
Financial management and profitability coaching
Ensure the software you choose, along with any associated modules, are HIPAA compliant.
Dental Software Features and Capabilities
Most dental practice management platforms include these features:
Patient charting, including perio charting and digital imaging
Patient notes and treatment plans
Billings and collections management
Online payment processing capabilities
Analytics and reporting
Document scanning and storage
Some vendors may offer some nice to have features, such as:
Patient relationship or communications manager
Online patient portal
Patient feedback and reviews
Training and support