Why I Use...Dentrix Enterprise
SCALABLE, ADAPTABLE, CENTRALIZED
Dentrix Enterprise by Henry Schein is a software solution for large-group and multi-site dental practices that tackles complex issues of centralizing and streamlining data with ease. Gregory Heintschel, DDS, MBA, is the President and CEO of My Community Dental Centers (MCDC), a Michigan non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing dental services to Medicaid enrollees and low-income uninsured residents throughout the state of Michigan. Below, Dr. Heintschel explains how Dentrix Enterprise has grown with the organization over the last 9 years.
Before adopting Dentrix Enterprise, we made little use of an electronic record at all, other than filing for insurance purposes. Most of our operations were driven by paper—paper scheduling, paper accounting, paper patient files, and non-digital radiographs. Our research and existing partnership with Henry Schein led us to discover Dentrix Enterprise.
From my experience, there are 5 main advantages of using Dentrix Enterprise in a multi-site practice:
When looking at software solutions, I recommend that dentists consider the scalability and the strength of the company behind the program. Dentrix Enterprise has proven it’s scalable with growth, and it’s supported by Henry Schein, a Fortune 500 company and partner for the long haul. Based on its ability to meet our current needs and challenges, Dentrix Enterprise remains our go-to software solution.
About Gregory Heintschel, DDS, MBA
Dr. Heintschel has been an educator, lecturer, author, consultant, and mentor to hundreds of dentists. He is deeply concerned about increasing access to quality dental care for all residents of Michigan and his current position as President and CEO of MCDC has him immersed in that issue on a daily basis. Before joining MCDC, Dr. Heintschel was recognized by his peers with the Cosmetic Practice of the Year award, a national award recognizing one general dentist in the country who has demonstrated the highest clinical and business skills in the field of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Heintschel currently holds an adjunct faculty position at University of Michigan Dental School, and has recently published an article titled “Clinical and Administrative Policies and Procedures for the Dental Office.”