Missing/Primary Teeth

In the Chart Module, click the Missing/Primary tab.

Missing Teeth

Missing or hidden teeth are recorded at the patient's first visit, before entering treatment. This information is required when submitting claims and allows proper selection of pontics for bridges. Teeth marked as missing do not show on the Graphical Tooth Chart and are marked skipped when a user creates the patient's first perio chart.

When selecting teeth, click on one or more teeth in the tooth chart. Click and drag to quickly highlight multiple teeth.

There are five options when selecting teeth:

Primary Teeth

By default, the Graphical Tooth Chart shows permanent teeth. However, users can set teeth as primary or as mixed dentition.

Select the option that best fits the patient:

Tips for unique situations

Show movements on the unerupted permanent tooth:

  1. Enter the tooth movement.
  2. Mark tooth as primary.

Show permanent molars as unerupted: Mark them as primary.