Draw on Tooth Chart

Use the Draw tab to manually add additional indicators on the graphical tooth chart.

In the Chart Module, click the Draw tab.

Freehand draw on the Graphical Tooth Chart using a mouse or touch screen. This is useful to indicate items that do not already have a graphic (e.g., cracked teeth, abscesses, supernumerary teeth, lingual arch wires, etc.)

Drawing on the Chart

Use the following features to draw on and customize the tooth chart.

Set Color: Select the color to use when drawing or typing. Colors match what is set in Definitions: Chart Graphic Colors. Alternatively, click Other to select a custom color. The selected color displays on the right.


Text: Add or delete custom text to the tooth chart.

  • Custom text added here is separate than text added by Procedures with a Paint Type of Text. DirectX 11 Graphics must be enabled for text to display on the tooth chart.
  • Custom text is not available for Open Dental Cloud users.