SNOMED CT is a structured clinical vocabulary for use in an electronic health record.

NHSBSA guidance on SNOMED and its codes can be found here:
https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/dental-provider-assurance/clinical-services/snomed-ct

In Dentally you are able to add SNOMED codes to your existing treatment items, or add SNOMED codes when setting up new treatment items.

Add a SNOMED code to an existing treatment

Dentally Add SNOMED code - treatment items
  • Go to Settings > Treatment Settings

  • Edit an existing treatment or Add a new treatment

  • To complete the SNOMED code field, select the appropriate code from the drop down list

Dentally Treatment items SNOMED drop down
  • Save the treatment

Add a SNOMED code to a new Treatment

Dentally NEw Treatment - add SNOMED code
  • Add a SNOMED code to a New treatment

  • There is no select drop down list. You need to either look up the SNOMED code for your new treatment and add it here.

  • OR Save the treatment. Then Edit the Treatment and select the SNOMED code from the dropdown list.

  • Once selected, save the treatment.

We have a helpful web page on how to add and edit a treatment code in Settings.

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