You can view a patient's entire image history chronologically and quickly navigate between each image. Also, the history view allows you to view individual images larger than you can from the recent images view, and you can process (such as enhance or annotate) an image. For information about using the recent images view, see the "Viewing recent images" section. For information about processing images, see the "Processing images" section.
To view a patient's image history
Use the Patient Search field to access a patient's record.
If the last patient record you accessed since you last logged on is the correct patient's record, you do not need to re-enter the patient's name in the Patient Search field.
You can include inactive patients in the search results by setting the Include inactive patients switch to On.
From the Patient menu, under Clinical, clicktap Chart, Progress Notes, Quick Exam, Treatment Planner, Perio, or Imaging. Then, from the Imaging tab's menu, clicktap Show Image History.
The patient's imaging page opens to the history view, and the most recent image or image set (such as a full mouth series or bitewings) is selected by default on the Images tab.
If needed, filter the list of images on the Images tab to display only the images that match the filter criteria that you specify.
Do the following:
Click inTap the Narrow down the results field to view the available filters.
Set up any of the following filters:
Date - To view the images according to a different date, select the desired date from the list under Show images taken on. To view all images that have been acquired on and after the selected date, select the All since that day check box. To view the images that were acquired only on the selected date, clear the All since that day check box.
Type - To view images in any category (intraoral X-rays, intraoral photos, intraoral photos without tooth numbers assigned, and extraoral X-rays, and/or extraoral photos), select the All types check box. To view images in only certain categories, make sure the check boxes of only those categories are selected; the other check boxes must be cleared.
Teeth - If the Intraoral X-ray and/or Intraoral photo check boxes are selected, to view those types of images for specific teeth, select the desired teeth in the Tooth Chart. The tooth filter does not apply to intraoral photos that do not have tooth numbers assigned to them and extraoral X-rays (which apply to all teeth), and extraoral photos (which apply to all teeth). To clear all tooth selections, clicktap the Clear selected link.
Show everything - To set the filter options to their default states and display all the patient's images, clicktap the Show everything link.
The image list displays the images that match your filter criteria.
ClickTap the X in the upper-right corner of or anywhere outside of the Narrowing Down the Results menu to close the menu.
With an image or image set selected, do any of the following:
Navigate the image set - If you have selected an image set (such as a full mouth series or bitewings), to navigate between the images of that set, clicktap each image of the set under Image Navigator. A larger version of the current image (highlighted with a yellow box) in the set appears in the viewing area.
Note: You can also clicktap the Previous and Next buttons to navigate between the images in the set.
Zoom in/out - To increase the zoom level (zoom in), move the Zoom slider to the right. To decrease the zoom level (zoom out), move the slider to the left. You can also zoom in and out by positioning the pointer over the image (the pointer will change to cross hairs) and then rotating the scroll wheel of your mouse.
View full screen - To view the image full screen, clicktap the Full Screen button . To return to the normal view mode, clicktap the Normal Mode button .
View image set - If you have selected an image set (such as a full mouth series or bitewings), to view all the images in the image at once in the viewing area, clicktap the Template Mode button . To return to the normal view mode, clicktap Finish.
Note: You can zoom in and out while viewing an image set.