PerioPal Bridge

PerioPal is voice activated software for periodontal examinations. The PerioPal website is no longer available.

To enable the bridge:

  1. In the Main Menu, click Setup, Program Links. Double click on PerioPal in the list.
  2. Check the Enabled box.
  3. Verify the Path of file to open.
  4. Set up a clickable bridge button.
    1. Under Add a button to these toolbars, highlight where to display the button.
    2. Enter the Text on button.
    3. (Optional) Import an image to show on the button (22 x 22 pixels).
  5. Click OK.

Technical Details

The bridge uses a command line as follows:

[Application Path]/PerioPal "PtChart;PtName;PtBday;PtMedAlert;"

Where :

[Application Path ] Usually = C{\Program Files\PerioPal\

Pt Chart = AlphaNumeric Chart number from the Office Management System

PtName = Patients Last, First Middle Init

PtBday is the Patient Birthdate in any Microsoft Access compatible date format

Pt MedAlert is a Y or N .

Before version 6.7.16, there was a bug where the trailing semicolon was missing.

If the bridge is not working, then one option is to construct a shortcut that duplicates the bridge. Like this:

The screenshot doesn't show the full text of the Target box:

C:\Program Files\PerioPal\PerioPal.exe "23;Smith;Bob;3/25/75;N;"