You can use voice commands to chart perio exams and dictate clinical notes in Dentrix Ascend. This functionality requires the purchase of Dentrix Ascend Voice licenses and the installation of a browser extension (for Chrome browsers only) powered by Bola AI.
Getting Started Guide
For information about purchasing, configuring, and using Dentrix Ascend Voice, refer to the Dentrix Ascend Voice Getting Started Guide.
Before you can set up or use Dentrix Ascend Voice, you must have the following:
Licenses - Contact your Henry Schein One account executive to inquire about purchasing Dentrix Ascend Voice licenses. Each license that you purchase for your location is good for up to five computers.
Compatible microphones - Consider the following types of microphones when purchasing a microphone:
Lapel - A wireless microphone that clips onto clothing.
Stationary - A stationary microphone that plugs into your computer and remains situated on the top of the monitor or another nearby surface. A stationary microphone is hands-free and out of the way.
Headset - In extremely noisy environments, a headset may work better than a lapel or stationary microphone for dealing with interference from background noise.
Using a lapel-style microphone is recommended. You may want to purchase the following recommended microphones:
After your order for Dentrix Ascend Voice licenses is complete, Henry Schein One will send you a welcome email message. Then, you can configure Dentrix Ascend Voice.
After the browser extension is installed and registered, and your microphone is working, Dentrix Ascend Voice is ready for use in entering perio exams and dictating clinical notes. The following topics explain how to use Dentrix Ascend Voice: