If you are logged in to Dentrix Ascend as a provider whose user account has been enabled to enter electronic prescriptions, you can enter a medication that a patient reports that he or she is taking.
To enter a patient-reported medication
How to get there
If the correct patient is not already selected, use the Patient Search box to access the patient's record.
Note: You can include inactive patients in the search results by setting the Include inactive patients switch to On.
On the Patient menu, under General, click (or tap) Prescriptions.
The patient's Patient Prescriptions page opens.
On a patient's Patient Prescriptions page, on the Prescription button menu, click (or tap) New Electronic Prescription.
The Electronic Prescriptions page opens.
Click (or tap) Add Patient Reported.
The Add Patient Reported Medication options appear.
Begin typing the name of a medication, continue typing as needed to narrow down the results list, and then select the correct medication. If the medication does not appear in the results list, finish entering the name, and then click (or tap) Add.
The medication now appears on the right.
Click (or tap) Save.
The patient-reported medication now appears on the Active Medications tab.