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Dentrix G6 Beta
Dentrix G6 will soon be available offering great features to enhance your practice productivity. Until the release becomes available, dental offices wishing to participate in the beta testing process will be able to utilize these new features and have access to both the Dentrix development and beta support teams. To participate in beta, you will need to be running Dentrix G4.8 (14.2.250 or 14.2.251) or Dentrix G5.2 (15.2.211). To find the version you are on please go to Help | About Dentrix. If you wish to upgrade to this version please contact Customer Support to assist you.
Request to become a beta office
2014 ADA CDT Dental Codes
The 2014 ADA CDT Dental Codes will soon be available for Dentrix customers running Dentrix G4 Productivity Pack 8 and Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 or higher. Offices on Dentrix G5 will need to upgrade to at least Productivity Pack 1 before installing the CDT 2014 Update.The update includes 32 new ADA-CDT procedure codes and changes to some existing procedure codes, including a new procedure code for charging taxes. There is no new claim format in this update. Only Dentrix offices on a current Customer Service Plan will received the new CDT codes.
For Dentrix customers running Dentrix G4 Productivity Pack 8 and Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 or higher you can check for updates in Dentrix to retrieve the update now. For more information,
Dentrix G5, Hotfix 2
Dentrix G5, Hotfix 2 is now available to download and install. All customers running G5 must install this update to enable the new update manager in G5 Productivity Pack 1.
DTX G5 Hotfix 2 41.62 MB
Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1
Note: You must install G5 Hotfix 2 before installing Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1
Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 is available for download. Henry Schein Practice Solutions is controlling the release of this productivity pack to ensure that sufficient customer service is available to assist any customers who may want help with the update. To achieve this we are restricting download availability to certain times and days. For that reason it may not be available when you try to start the download.
By moving to Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 you will have access to the latest improvements and features including:
- ePrescribe—Create electronic prescriptions and send them to a patient’s pharmacy.
- Dentrix Update Manager—Streamlines the way you receive updates to your Dentrix products and add-on features.
- ADA CDT Dental Codes—New codes for 2011/2012 and 2013.
- HIPAA 5010—New fields added to support HIPAA 5010 requirements.
- Electronic explanation of benefits enhancements.
- New claim form for ADA dental diagnostic codes.
- Improved security control for Dentrix database access.
These new features will enhance the functionality and the security of your Dentrix system, including increased protections relating to a recently identified security issue associated with the system’s credential protocols.
Customers who are on G5 will be notified through the Dentrix Update Manager when Productivity Pack 1 is available. To enhance Dentrix security as described above, this will be a mandatory patch, which we are urging all Dentrix G5 customers to install. See the
Release Guide or contact Customer Support at (800) 336-8749 for additional information.
Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 153 MB
Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 Hotfix 2.5
Note: You must install Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 (see above) before installing Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 Hotfix 2.5
Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 Hotfix 2.5 is available for download. This hotfix enhances the functionality and security of your Dentrix system and includes improved compatibility with Windows 8. This update corrects issues in the ADA Claim Form, ePrescribe, Family File, Questionnaires, Time Clock, Database Export, and Patient Alerts. This update also provides full 64-bit support for offices running Dentrix on Windows Server 2008 R1 which may improve performance in offices running 25 or more computers.
This is a required update. Please install it right away.
Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 Hotfix 2.5 97.8 MB
ADA CDT 2013 Update
The 2013 ADA-CDT Dental Codes are now available for Dentrix customers running Dentrix G4 Productivity Pack 8 or later. The update includes 35 new ADA-CDT procedure codes and changes to some existing procedure codes.
Dental offices using Dentrix G4 Productivity Pack 8 or Dentrix G5 can use the Check for Updates tool to download and install the 2013 CDT Update when it becomes available. To find the Check for Updates tool, right-click the Dentrix Quick Launch icon in the notification area of the Windows taskbar to open the Quick Launch menu. Next, click Updates and then click Check for Updates
Applying the CDT 2013 Updates
Dentrix Windows 8 Compatibility
Windows 8 is supported on Dentrix beginning with Dentrix G5 Productivity Pack 1 Hotfix 2. However, we do not recommend installing Dentrix on computers running Windows 8 or upgrading to Windows 8 if those computers are using PowerPay, PowerPay LE or features from other eServices that rely on eSync or eSync plug ins. We will announce the release of compatible versions of these products as they become available. The eServices Support team is available to answer questions specific to the eServices used by your office. If you are using any third-party applications with Dentrix, we recommend that you verify that all of your third-party software is compatible with Windows 8 before upgrading to Windows 8.
2012 ADA Dental Claim Form (J430)
The new 2012 ADA Dental Claim Form (J430) is now available inside of Dentrix for customers running Dentrix G4 Productivity Pack 8 or later.
ADA Claim Form J430 supports reporting up to four diagnosis codes per claim. The new form includes box 34 for the diagnosis code list qualifier that indicates which diagnostic coding system was used (for example, ICD-9), box 34a for listing diagnosis codes, and box 29a for the diagnosis code pointer that associates procedures on the claim form with their corresponding diagnosis code(s). The claim form also provides a new "Qty" field for each procedure (box 29b) to specify procedures that were performed multiple times and have the same procedure code, treatment area, and fee.
Dental offices using Dentrix G4 Productivity Pack 8 or Dentrix G5 can use the Check for Updates tool to download the updated claim form when it becomes available. To find the Check for Updates tool, right-click the Dentrix Quick Launch icon in the notification area of the Windows taskbar to open the Quick Launch menu. Next, click Updates and then click Check for Updates.
If the Dentrix Quick Launch icon is not displayed in the notification area of the Windows taskbar, you can check for updates by clicking About Dentrix from the Help menu of any Dentrix module and then clicking Check for Updates.
Download the Claim Form update utility 168.8 MB