Treatment planning overview
The treatment planning panel is where you enter findings, diagnoses, and procedures for your patients.
Link treatment to diagnoses
The treatment planning panel also gives you the ability to associate treatments to diagnoses, group your planned treatments into different phases, and propose multiple treatment options to discuss with your patient.
Design phased options or just enter procedures
Most clinicians use the treatment planning panel to enter diagnoses, findings, and procedures.
However, not everyone is also required to use the phasing, treatment option, consent, and appointment planning tools as well. You can choose to simply enter completed procedures as they occur or to enter them from the odontogram instead.
The treatment planning workflow
To use the phasing, treatment option, consent, and appointment planning tools, you need to enter procedures and possibly diagnoses first.
The "full" treatment planning workflow involves:
Then you can consider:
You don't have to use the "full" workflow in all cases but this list provides a general structure of what treatment planning can look like.