Trx Plan Generator
Trx Plan Generator Treatment Planning Software
The Trx Plan Generator helps clinicians to present multiple, customized plan options via a simple, easy-to-use interface.
Trx Plan Generator from DentalTrx Software is an innovative, time-saving software utility available for both Mac and PC computers. Trx Plan Generator streamlines and simplifies the treatment planning process using an easy-to-use, point-and-click interface. Complex reconstruction cases can easily be treatment planned by the clinician in a few minutes. Trx Plan Generator automatically builds a comprehensive explanatory narrative report on a 'letterhead layout' that is both easy to read and understand for both the patient and clinician.
In addition to describing virtually every dental and restorative problem, this narrative report can present focused dental or medical information, specifically customized for each patient. Trx Plan Generator also allows the user to include their practice's own logo and customized graphics, if desired.
Developed by a practicing dentist to quickly and simply produce comprehensive plans, this program speeds the development of multiple optional treatment plans, if needed. The printed reports generated by the software include customized, patient-oriented narratives and clearly formatted treatment plans, providing a complete and convenient solution.
The Trx Plan Generator software was distributed to 7 Dental Product Shopper evaluators for a period of 4 weeks. During this time, they tested the software's user interface, time-savings, ease of use, and a number of other features.
The Trx Plan Generator allows the dental professional to provide his or her patients with a complete explanation of their dental problems and other factors that may impact treatment and liability. According to the manufacturer, Trx Plan Generator's user interface has been designed for simplicity and speed. no complex commands or menus are necessary.
When surveyed about their experiences regarding the user interface, 2 evaluatorscalled it excellent, 2 called it very good, 1 called it good, 1 called it fair, and 1 called it poor.
The quality of reports generated by the Trx Plan generator software was rated as excellent by 2, very good by 3, good by 1, and poor by 1. One evaluator's favorite feature was that the Trx Plan Generator 'provides a narrative for the patient.'
Ease of Integration
The Trx Plan Generator works on both Macs and PCs, while allowing the user to modify the program to suit their individual needs, making it quick and easy to use.
When asked to rate the ease of use of the Trx Plan Generator, 2 called it excellent, 3 called it very good, 1 called it fair, and 1 called it poor. One dentist with 27 years of experience in dentistry said, 'I did not find it to be user friendly.'
Time-savings was rated as excellent by 3, good by 1, fair by 2, and poor by 1. A dentist based in New York liked the 'time savings with respect to bundling procedures.'
The Focus feature of the Trx Plan Generator allows the dentist to identify specific details and clinical problems that should be communicated to the patient such as risk factors, occlusal problems, caries susceptibility, and more. The Focus text is then intelligently incorporated into the main narrative report.
The utility of the Trx Plan Generator as a patient education tool in the office was rated as excellent by 2 evaluators, very good by 3, good by 1, and poor by 1.
Evaluators also rated the Trx Plan Generator's usefulness as a case-acceptance aid. Two called it excellent, 2 called it very good, 2 called it good, and 1 called it poor. An evaluator with more than 30 years of experience that gave the product an overall rating of very good stated, 'Some patients want to take home a narrative, and others prefer graphical or a list of treatments only.'
When asked to rank their overall satisfaction with the Trx Plan Generator, 2 evaluators called it excellent, 2 called it very good, 1 called it good, 1 called it fair, and 1 called it poor. Four of the evaluators said they would consider the Trx Plan Generator to be much or somewhat better than similar software offered by other manufacturers.