The best method to add patients is to use the red practice links under Admin →Settings →CustomBranding. One link is for patient registration and the other link is for patient login. No need to remember login emails addresses and passwords. Just click the link and go! Here are some of the places the links can be used:
- Place the links on your practice's website for easy access Admin->Jumpstart, and send the sample email to your webmaster . One click and the patient registration form will be presented. Patients can even sign themselves up. As a bonus, this feature drives traffic toyour practice website. See video example: Using QuickLinks Video.
- If your practice uses iPads, Admin->Settings->CustomBranding, open the red QuickLinks and add it to your homescreen. create an icon with the link embedded. Once the iPad icon is configured, just hand the patient the iPad and let them register themselves. How to video to configure a QuickLink on your iPad.
- If your practice uses chairside computers, you can add these QuickLinks to your desktops. Video on how to add QuickLinks to your desktop using Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox
- Email the link to patients and they can register themselves from a desktop or mobile device, Admin->Jumpstart, and send the sample email to all of your patients.
2.) Use Dynamic Reminders to keep your messages freshDynamic Reminders are one of the most powerful features of Orthodontext. Dynamic Reminders randomly rotate through a list of selected messages. They can be used to inspire, reinforce good brace care and even add humor. Best of all, Orthodontext provides a large library of pre-loaded messages to get you started in minutes. Patients love this feature! Dynamic Reminders are located in Admin →Reminders →Dynamic Reminders. Click on the 'Add Dynamic Reminder' button. Follow the instructions on the right. We will be glad to create an example Dynamic Reminder or walk you through the process.
3.) Add a notification email address for your practice
In Admin →Settings →Notifications, there is a place to add one or more email addresses. This is how Orthodontext will forward messages from your patients to your practice. This allows your practice to easily keep track of when patients STOP or START their messages.