Dentrix Ascend is a cloud-based application, so it is accessible from anywhere you have internet access, and it stores your practice data remotely. You can use Dentrix Ascend on a computer with Windows or macOS. Dentrix Ascend is even optimized for the Apple iPad. In order to ensure that Dentrix Ascend performs most effectively, the device that you use to access Dentrix Ascend should meet or exceed the following recommended system requirements:
Latest version of Google Chrome
Latest version of Google Chrome for the iPad
Latest version of Safari for the iPad
Microsoft Windows 8 or newer
Important: Microsoft discontinued support for Windows 7 in January 2020. Dentrix Ascend works with Windows 7, but it is not recommended since Microsoft no longer provides security updates for Windows 7.
Apple macOS X 10.10 or newer
iOS 11 or newer
1920 x 1080 with the browser zoom level set at 100% (1024 x 768 minimum with Chrome in full screen mode)
Internet bandwidth (*assuming that 10 logon IDs are being used at one time and at one location)
50 Mbps download
10 Mbps upload
TWAIN drivers built on version 1.9 or later of the TWAIN standard
All modes (such as native and buffered) are supported.
Single-image transfers, but not multiple-image transfers, are supported.
Automatic document feeders (ADF) are not supported.
The TWAIN Direct standard (which is different from TWAIN) is not supported.