Dental practice software helps the dentists and their office teams manage the unique daily challenges of dental office operations. For example, when patients make appointments, patient schedules must be coordinated with hygienists and dentists, information must be transmitted from hygienists to dentists. And, after appointments, information should seamlessly transfer from clinical to billing staff, and from dentists’ offices to patients. Today’s dental practice software platforms provide state-of-the-art technology solutions for dentists help dentists and office staff to work together more efficiently.
Important Benefits of Dental Practice Management Software
There is a sharp contrast between the efficiency of busy dental practices that continue to utilize outdated processes and those that update to more efficient dental office software solutions. That is because there are so many advantages for dentists, orthodontists, dental surgeons, and other dental professionals who utilize today’s modern software platforms for dental office management, including:
- Increased efficiency in patient scheduling
- More convenient treatment planning
- Convenient document creation and tracking
- Accurate and convenient cost calculation
- Automatic digital charting of X-rays
- Automatic and accurate billing
- Integration of treatment, billing functions
- Increased efficiency of overall dental office management
- Enhanced overall patient experience
- Automatic HIPAA and PCI Data Security compliance
Comparison of 12 Popular Dental Practice Management Platforms
Modern dental office management software has revolutionized patient treatment practices and business management systems in the field. Here are 12 of today’s most popular dental office management software platforms, along with our ranking, based on Comparative Quality Evaluation Points (CQE points). See comparison data:
1. Solutionreach Dental
CQE Points: 9.3
Dental practice patient relationship management software focused on facilitating optimal dentist/patient interactions.
2. CS PracticeWorks
CQE Points: 9.0
All-in-one automated software suite for comprehensive dental office management, including patient charting, scheduling, and tools for financial organization.
3. CS SoftDent
CQE Points: 9.0
Intuitive comprehensive and scalable platform for dental practice management. Accommodates from solo practices to clinics with multiple dentists.
4. CS OrthoTrac
CQE Points: 9.0
Software for dental practice management. The platform offers streamlined systems for orthodontists, to reduce time waste, increase the quality of patient care and raise profitability. Features financial analytics.
CQE Points: 8.8
Innovative dental office cross-functional platform, combining clinical, front office, and business operations management tools for improving dental practices’ productivity, efficiency and profitability.
6. Lighthouse 360
CQE Points: 8.7
Software designed to keep patient schedules full, reduce no-shows, communicate with patients and facilitate new patient acquisition.
7. Dental Intelligence
CQE Points: 8.5
Web-based, data-driven platform for dental practice analytics, to help dentists and their support teams gain insights enabling decisions that can improve the performance of daily operations of the dental practice.
8. Open Dental
CQE Points: 8.4
Affordable open-source software for dental practice management, to increase the efficiency and productivity of the dental practice and improve the dental patient experience.
9. Ortho2 Edge Cloud
Cloud-based dental practice management platform designed to help orthodontic practices of any size function more efficiently, to increase overall productivity and profitability.
10. Dens PC
CQE Points: 8.0
Comprehensive reporting software solution for periodontal and dental practices, featuring intuitive graphical display format.
11. Easy Dental
CQE Points: 7.0
Powerful, intuitive, affordable all-in-one one software platform for dental practice management.
12. Dentrix Ascend
CQE Points: 7.4
Cloud-based dental office software platform for comprehensive dental practice management, including specialized clinical software features, front office tools and business management solutions.
Who Are Your Dental IT Support Experts At NOVA
We’re a dental IT services and support company, providing outsourced IT department services, including IT help desk services to dentists, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and other dental professionals. NOVA IT experts can help your dental practice become more profitable and efficient, maintain regulatory compliance, increase staff morale, elevate your levels of patient satisfaction, and improve your own quality of professional life.
Reach Out To Your Dental IT Service Professionals
For more information about dental IT support services, contact NOVA Computer Solutions at (888) 711–3234, to arrange to discuss your dental practice’s unique needs with a dental field software specialist. Or, visit our website for more details about our IT services for dental offices.
As a consultant to dental practices, I help my clients maximize what can be done with their technology to maximize production and profit.