2023 Releases Overview

December 2023

December 2023

  • New 2024 Version of Standard ADA Printed Claim Form
  • Locum Tenens Treating Dentist
  • Deleting Billing Types
  • Dentrix Ascend Detect AI AIDE Tool
  • Detect AI Huddle Dashboard
  • Imaging Enhancements
  • Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) enhancements
  • Text message update
  • Return to page after logout update
  • CDT procedure code updates for 2024
  • Settings menu and Custom Pick Lists page updates
  • A new Billing Type setting for a feature that is under development
  • A new location-specific switcher for Default provider selection logic
  • The new Dentrix Ascend Pay Recurring Payments feature
November 2023

November 2023

  • Watch notes enhancements
  • Return to patient after logout
  • Print route slip enhancements
  • Dates for clinical note template quick-picks
  • Home page widgets update
  • New sleep apnea procedure code category
  • Numbers for clinical note template quick-picks
  • Assign Class 5 indicators to surface-specific conditions
  • New quick-pick type in clinical note templates
  • Coverage table frequency exceptions
  • Fee schedules No Write-off checkbox
October 2023

October 9, 2023 (110)

  • Detect AI show hide enhancement
  • New VideaHealth AI link token
  • New mirrored exam view
September 2023

September 21, 2023 (109)

  • ERA Enhancements: Faster ways to post payments from your insurance carrier
  • Quick Post Claim Payment
  • Quick Post ERA Payment
  • Search for a Fee Schedule

September 7, 2023 (108)

  • New information icon for resources in Dentrix Ascend
  • Smart default providers
  • Patient race and ethnicity update
August 2023

August 24, 2023 (107)

  • Error-Reducing Enhancement to the Ledger
  • Mucogingival Junction Enhancements
    • Compare measurements for existing exams
    • Adding MJG to Claim Attachments & PDF Reports
    • New pocket depth & MGJ tooth navigation script
  • Clinical Note Quick-Picks Update

August 7, 2023 (106)

  • New saved card on file checkbox to save the card to a patient’s account
  • Warning when attempting to print a previously ERA-Matched Claim which has changed
  • New Skip Hard Palate switcher and new script options
July 2023

July 24, 2023 (105)

  • Now Accepting Electronic Remittance Advice (835)
    • Ability to configure a payment routing method
    • Enrollment is required
  • Coverage Table Frequency Exceptions
  • Insurance Coverage Gap Warning
  • MGJ Perio Chart Enhancements
  • Text Message Family Appointment Reminders Enhancement
  • Addition of the patients age to the appointment card – ON/OFF switch in View dropdown
  • Duplicate email alerts in the routing panel
  • Updated text messaging warning message

July 10, 2023 (104)

  • New plan migration feature to help move insurance plans from one plan to another
  • Addition of the patient race and ethnicity in patient informationn
  • Addition of the race and ethnicity pick lists
  • A new autosave feature for the clinical notes feature
  • MGJ has been added to the Perio chart exam
  • Addition of the location search field in the location switch menu
June 2023

June 29, 2023 (103)

  • Addition of “Credit Card payment in-office” right and “Manage Saved Card” right for Saved Card on File
  • Enhancements to the Progress Notes page and the Perio Chart
  • Change to logic of patient communications (Appointment Start Date and Time Reminders logic adjusted to match other reminders logic)

June 13, 2023 (102)

  • Enhancement to the Print & Mail for Me service
  • E-statement delivery time update
  • New “Oral surgery” category for Clinical Note Templates
  • Return to page when you are automatically logged out
  • Added search field to the locations filter in the Clinical Notes Task Report
  • New link for Videa Health Instructions for Use
  • Resume Exam Menu Option for 2D Oral/Facial Photo Images on ChromeOS and iPad
  • When you click the Display all Images in the Template/Mount button, you can see the latest updates in Dentrix Ascend Imaging.
  • This release introduces an update to available devices.  DC- Air has been updated to DC- Air/CEFLA.

June 5, 2023 (101)

  • Eligibility Check Timeframe Enhancement: Business Day Lead for Batch Eligibility Verification field
  • Update Procedure Fee Prompt in the Treatment Planner
  • Saved View for Progress Notes and the Chair-side Dashboard
  • Treatment Area Updates: 
    Added D7961 and D7962 from “Mouth” to “Arch”
  • Location Access Restrictions Enhancement: Add IP range
May 2023

May 11, 2023 (100)

  • Clinical Note Tasks Widget: “Go to Chart” link
  • A new sign mode option for clinical notes saving the user a lot of time!
  • When clicking print, and selecting “All Providers”, that wording will show instead of the full list of names of all of the providers.
  • Update to appointment reminders delivery timing when not scheduled during business hours.
April 2023

April 24, 2023 (409)

  • Dentrix Ascend Help Menu and Resource Center updates
  • Clinical Note Tasks Report enhancement: Addition of Clinical Note Tasks window
    • Can now print the report
  • Addition of the “Post Automatically?” field for ledge reports
  • New Dentrix Ascend Detect AI: Radiographic Bone Level

April 10, 2023 (408)

  • Automated eligibility check enhancement for new appointments
  • Additional primary contact email indicators for Patient Information
  • Schedule event enhancement: Added “ALL” button 
March 2023

March 27, 2023 (407)

  • “User Groups” now shows as “Provider Groups”
  • Added Duplicate Email Address Alert, Patient Reference Email Button, and Missing Email Alert
  • Appointment Reminders Timing Update
  • Generate Clinical Tasks Report notification on time to load
  • Audit Log now tracks Otho and prosthesis information and requiring treatment info field setting for ortho and prosthetic procedure codes
  • Dentrix Ascend Detect AI Enhancements

March 9, 2023 (406)

  • Ledger Report – option to include to exclude Payments and Adjustments
  • Hide Card Holder field on Insurance Payments without credit card holder information.
February 2023

February 16, 2023 (405)

  • Ledger Printout for Patients
  • Insurance Credit Card Processing
    • You can now process Insurance Credit Card Payments through Ascend Pay
    • Deposit Slip now shows info for Insurance Credit Card Payments.
    • Integrated Payment Report now includes Insurance Credit Card Payments
  • Claim Status note will mention if the carrier it is assigned with was merged with another carrier.
  • Full Provider Totals and “Reset” button in Clinical Note Tasks report.
January 2023

January 26, 2023 (404)

  • Dentrix Ascend Voice
    • clinical note dictation (sold as an additional service)
  • Clinical Note Task Reporting By Location or By Provider

January 5, 2023 (403)

  • New Schedule View options with Provider and Operatory grouping
  • “All Operatory” events will now appear in newly created operatories as well.
  • Billing Statement Performance improvement!
  • Sort Day Sheet by “Description”
  • Improved messages in SMS Registration to let you know why registration may have failed.