Getting started with the Dentally iPad
In Dentally, you need to check that you have the iPad integration. It requires an additional subscription. You can check this by going to Settings > Integrations
Once you have an active subscription you will need to download the app onto your iPad devices. To download the app, head to the App Store and search for Dentally. Tap ‘Get’, to download and install the app. It is free to download.
Once it is installed, open up the Dentally app and log in using the same login details you use on your computer.
On the main page of Dentally for iPad, you will see the list of patients booked in for treatment that day.
How to use the Dentally iPad app
You can check the patient in at reception by clicking the status of the appointment. It will change from Pending or confirmed, to arrived. This lets the Dentist know the patient is in the waiting room.
If you click on the patient’s name you will be taken to their appointments page.
You can have a patient fill out a medical form from the medical tab.
Click ‘New Medical History’.
Enable patient mode by clicking the ‘Enable Patient Mode’ button and pass it to the patient.
Once the patient has filled out the medical form, they can add any notes and sign it.
If required, you can set a medical alert against the patient
You can also have a patient sign an estimate
Click on the ‘Estimates’ tab
Select the relevant estimate
Hand the device to the patient to review and sign.
Lastly, your patients can sign their NHS FP17 forms on the iPad as as well
Click on the patient's name
Click into documents
Click New Form
Choose NHS PR
Then click to Enable patient mode and hand the device to the patient.