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Making notations

You can make custom notations on the Graphic Chart to describe treatment, write a note to your staff, or highlight problem areas. You can make a notation with a mouse or a tablet PC pointing device and view or hide them at any time.

To make a notation

1.   Select a patient.

2.   In the Patient Chart, click Options, point to Chart Notations, and then click Edit Notations.

The Dentrix Notations toolbar appears.

The Dentrix Notations toolbar consists of four buttons:

·        Pen - Use to draw on the Graphic Chart using a variety of colors and line widths.

·        To select a color and line width, click the button, and then click your choice from the list.

·        Click Pen Settings to change the color, thickness, and tip style of the pen tool.

·        Highlighter - Use to highlight teeth or surfaces in the Graphic Chart.

·        To select a color and line width, click the button, and then click your choice from the list.

·        Click Highlighter Settings to change the color, thickness, and tip style of the highlighter tool.

·        Eraser - Use to remove notations.

·        To select the size of the eraser, click the button.

·        Click Clear All to erase all notations.

·        Selection - Use to move, enlarge, or minimize notations.

·        To move a notation, click the button and drag the pointer around the notation that you want to move. Drag the notation to a new location on the Graphic Chart.

·        To enlarge or minimize a notation, drag a corner of the selection box.

·        To delete a notation, right-click it, and from the shortcut menu, click Delete Selection.