ADSTRA Dental Software – Providing An Integrated Solution For Over 20 Years

ADSTRA provides the total package, which satisfies the paperless dental software needs of today’s modern dental practice.

For over 20 years, ADSTRA has been a renowned provider of dental software. As a respected leader in the dental software field – the ADSTRA integrated dental software solution has been used by small dental practices, multi-location dental clinics, and government agencies alike since 1994.

ADSTRA Dental Software

Over the years, ADSTRA has developed a paperless dental software solution that includes every element necessary to run your dental practice smoothly.

ADSTRA dental software contains many different tools to help organize dental practice operations, including, but not limited to:

  • Odontogrammes;
  • User-definable templates for patient forms;
  • Direct connectivity with imaging devices;
  • One-click printing and side-by-side image comparison;
  • A customizable appointment book with drag-and-drop rescheduling;
  • SMS appointment confirmation;
  • Role-base access control, and much more.

Now, with the popular monthly payment plan – you can access the full suite of the ADSTRA paperless dental software modules (ADSTRA Management, ADSTRA Clinical, and ADSTRA Imaging) and have access to unlimited technical support and training – all for one affordable monthly fee, with no up-front capital investment!

Track Appointments and Receivables with ADSTRA Management

Track appointments in the appointment book with multiple capabilities; appointments can be booked by team; search available time; appointments history; and access advanced analytics with more than 100 reports and charts.

Go Paperless with ADSTRA Clinical

Create odontogrammes based on previously charted conditions; minimize typing with clinical notes templates; define multiple treatment plans with tasks by priority order – and much more.

Enjoy the Flexibility of ADSTRA Imaging

Combine devices from multiple manufacturers including: Schick, Planmeca, Sirona, Air Techniques, and Carestream (Kodak).

Connect Every Element of your Practice with ADSTRA Clinical

Communicate with each other in the office with instant messages; unify and organize patient’s documents, forms, and letters; and track inventory for consumables and equipment.

Flexibility is key when it comes to choosing the right paperless dental software for your dental practice needs. As such, your dental practice can choose to have the ADSTRA paperless dental software installed locally or have it hosted on Microsoft’s data centers and accessible via the Cloud on any device (PCs, MACs, as well as tablets).

Included in the monthly payment plan are: installation, training, and support – again, with NO need for any up-front capital investment.

Contact an ADSTRA Customer Care Specialist today to see how your dental practice can step into the modern world, utilizing the ADSTRA paperless dental software solution.

The Benefits of a Paperless Dental Software Solution with ADSTRA Clinical

ADSTRA Dental Software has created a paperless dental software solution that allows everyone in your dental practice to efficiently work with ease.

ADSTRA Clinical, one of the three modules within the ADSTRA paperless dental software solution, offers a standardization to your dental notes and charts, making it easy for everyone to read them.

Because ADSTRA Clinical uses standard symbols that are accurate and easy to read, not only will all staff members be on the same wavelength when reading the charts, but the standardization of the dental charts and notes will ensure that any new employees who come on board within your practice will be able to easily learn the system and read the notes.

dentist and parent in exam room looking at an ipad as the child lays in the chair

ADSTRA Clinical, one of ADSTRA Dental Software modules, provides you with the ability to track a patient’s progress over time. It allows you to create a dental chart to establish the existing condition of your patients and subsequently to use these same charts to create new ones and so on. Thus, allowing you to follow the progress of your patients’ treatments, all without paper.

ADSTRA Clinical allows each user to configure their own preferences for general, periodontal, restoration materials, links to the procedure codes used, as well as several other functions in ADSTRA Clinical.

Among an impressive list of available functions, here are a few available within the ADSTRA paperless dental software solution:
  • Possibility of creating dental charts for examinations, treatments or planned treatments.
  • The endodontic chart provides you with tools for periodontal pockets measurement, suppuration, plaque, bleeding, gum recession and more.
  • A wide range of reports as well as the complete chart can be printed as shown on the screen.
  • Get a medical spell checker or customizable templates.
  • Clinical notes are protected with signatures.

Working seamlessly with ADSTRA Management, ADSTRA Clinical is a fully integrated paperless dental software solution that will automatically link patients’ treatment plans and notes to their files. By having all of your patients’ records stored in one paperless dental software solution – duplication’s of reports and charts are eliminated. And by having the ability to use the standardization offered for your dental notes and charts, you will save time and money streamlining your business process within your dental practice.

Combined with the other modules in the ADSTRA Dental Software Suite, ADSTRA Clinical is an ideal solution to help your dental clinic flourish and become more effective.

ADSTRA can help your dental practice become more efficient by switching to a paperless dental software solution.

The ADSTRA Paperless Dental Software Solution

ADSTRA Dental Software has been a leading provider of paperless dental software for over 20 years, including being selected by Lockheed Martin Canada to supply the paperless dental software component for the Canadian Department of National Defence’s state-of-the-art health care system.

As a leader in the paperless dental software field, ADSTRA is continuously developing ways to improve their solution, including now being able to offer a Cloud solution, ADSTRA Cloud.

ADSTRA Dental Software knew that developing a safe and secure cloud-based paperless dental software solution was something that their customers wanted – and so they partnered with fellow industry-leader, Microsoft Azure. Having already a solid foundation of a set of four proven modules, ADSTRA Dental Software combined the three ADSTRA modules (ADSTRA Management, Clinical, and Imaging) to create ADSTRA Cloud.

ADSTRA Paperless Dental Software Cloud

This one-stop solution offers an ideal paperless dental software set-up for both small and large offices, single or multi-location practices – with no up-front costs, no set-up fees, no need to budget for servers, and no need to back-up your own data.

ADSTRA Dental Software – ADSTRA Management

Your practice management dental software should be easy to use. ADSTRA Dental Software developed ADSTRA Management with this in mind. Treatments and receivables; patient administration and marketing; clinical notes and financial statements – are all just a click away within the ADSTRA Management paperless dental software solution. ADSTRA Management provides the ability to do everything you need in order to run the office aspect of your dental practice smoothly.

Additional ADSTRA Management features can be found HERE

ADSTRA Dental Software – ADSTRA Clinical

Linking your patients’ examinations, dental treatments, and dental treatment plans with the specified patient’s treatment and treatment plan logs within your practice management software is an ideal solution to helping your dental practice go paperless. ADSTRA Dental Software developed ADSTRA Clinical to work seamlessly with ADSTRA Management. Users are able to set their own preferences for a number of options within ADSTRA Clinical, as well as access general, periodontal, restorative, and endodontic charts.

Additional ADSTRA Clinical features can be found HERE

ADSTRA Dental Software – ADSTRA Imaging

Over the years, you may choose to switch your dental imaging equipment, so your dental imaging software should be flexible to meet your requirements. ADSTRA Imaging is flexible and scalable – capable of working with a variety of dental imaging devices. Capture and view your digital camera images, intra-oral camera images, panoramic radiographs, and intra-oral radiographs – and associate them all into one patient record.

Additional ADSTRA Imaging features can be found HERE

ADSTRA Dental Software – ADSTRA Clinical

Communication is key to having your dental practice run smoothly. Between storing electronic documents, tracking consumables, or even inter-office instant messaging – ADSTRA Clinical is the ideal addition to your overall paperless dental software solution.

Additional ADSTRA Clinical features can be found HERE

The ADSTRA Paperless Dental Software Solution

Combining the features of the above ADSTRA Dental Software modules with the safety and security of Microsoft managed servers, as well as hosting on the Microsoft Azure platform, ADSTRA Dental Software provides the optimal paperless dental software solution for your dental practice software needs.

How ADSTRA Clinical Can Help Your Practice Grow

Anyone who has seen a prescription from their doctor, or hand-written dental charts while at their dental appointment can agree – these are some of the most difficult notes to read, unless you are the one who wrote them. When it comes to dental charts, for the most part, dental offices will attempt to implement standard notations, which results in varying degrees of success. In small dental clinics, over time staff members will become familiar with each practitioner’s writing style, however – what happens when there is a turnover in staff? Your dental clinic is back to square one, struggling to read the dental charts.

Within ADSTRA Dental Software, there is the ADSTRA Clinical module. In ADSTRA Clinical, the standard symbols used are clear and easy to read for everyone. This makes it easier for any provider or staff member to read the dental charts and notes created for all patients.


One of the main features within ADSTRA Clinical is the ability to view a patient’s progress over time. The information from the most recent charts can be carried forward on each subsequent chart in their file. Multiple charts can even be opened at the same time, allowing pockets and recessions to be represented graphically within ADSTRA Clinical.

Users are able to set their own preferences for general charts, periodontal charts, restoration materials, connection between procedures, and tools within ADSTRA Charting. Working seamlessly with ADSTRA ManagementADSTRA Clinical allows dental providers to create dental treatment plans, and dental treatment plan charts, that are automatically linked to the treatment and treatment plan logs of each patient.

Here are just a few of the other features available within ADSTRA Clinical:
  • Dental charts can be created for examinations, completed treatment, and planned treatment.
  • The endodontic charting includes tools for mapping root canal treatments and conditions of treated root canals.
  • The periodontal charting includes management of measurements for pocket depths, suppuration, plaque and bleeding, gingival recession, furcation, mobility, and MAG.
  • A number of reports, or the whole chart as you see it on your screen, can be printed.
  • Clinical Notes that are signature protected, with customizable templates and a medical spell-checker.

ADSTRA Clinical not only helps you standardize your clinical charts, which cuts down on the learning curve for new hires, as well as the time spent deciphering each practitioner’s notes – but it is also a crucial step towards making your dental clinic paperless. By being able to define exam templates and incorporate them into their patient’s charts, ADSTRA Clinical also offers dental providers an easy to use, and read, solution to creating your paperless dental clinic.

ADSTRA Clinical, combined with the other modules in the ADSTRA Dental Software suite of products, is the ideal solution to helping your practice grow, increase revenue, and be the most successful that it can be.

How A Dental Treatment Plan Can Help Achieve Overall Health Goals

Dentists know the value of creating a good dental treatment plan for their patients. They are an important part of the record keeping that must be kept for each patient. A dental treatment plan could also play a key role in any legal inquiries years after the services were rendered. As a part of your management software, a dental treatment plan should offer you the ability to keep detailed notes of the problems, diagnoses, and proposed treatments for a patient. Your dental software should also provide you with reminders of patients with a current dental treatment plan that need to have appointments scheduled.

The overall health of patients is sometimes directly impacted by a good dental treatment plan. I’m reminded of story that a dentist told me a while back of a new patient to his practice. It seems that the patient was a recently retired senior who would never visit a dentist unless he was in pain. However, what spurred on the visit wasn’t any discomfort that he may be having – but an article that he had read on the ABC news website. The article was on ways that poor dental care can make someone sick and the following paragraph really hit home.

“Some research suggests there may be a tie between poor oral health and an increased risk of dementia. One study that followed 118 nuns between the ages of 75 and 98 found that those with the fewest teeth were most likely to suffer dementia. Experts think oral bacteria may spread to the brain through cranial nerves that connect to the jaw or through the bloodstream, and may contribute to the type of plaque that’s been linked to Alzheimer

After the initial exam, the dentist sat down with the patient to review his findings. He asked the patient why he only ever saw a dentist when something was wrong. It seems that because of his crooked teeth the patient was never happy about his smile.  When he was younger his parents couldn’t afford to fix them, so the patient figured as long as he brushed his teeth, the only need he would have for a dentist was if something was wrong.

Dental Treatment Plan

The dentist seized on the opportunity to not only allay the patient’s fear but inspire the patient to a smile that he had always wanted. He created a general dental treatment plan to bring the patient’s oral health back to where it should be. He then also created a separate Orthodontic and Periodontal dental treatment plan. When he went over the plans with the patient, the patient was so happy and encouraged that he followed every bit of advice that the dentist and his hygienists offered to improve his dental health. So much so, that on subsequent appointments the patient’s overall condition was improving faster than expected.

The dentist told me the ease with which his software allowed him to keep track and update the patient’s progress for each dental treatment plan was amazing. He said trying to juggle all three simultaneously on paper would have been much more difficult, especially when arranging to see specialists and keeping track of their results.

How A Dental Treatment Plan Can Help Achieve Overall Health Goals

The ability to create and manage a dental treatment plan is a very important feature in today’s dental software packages. Paperless planning the patients’ objectives of long-term treatments is not only convenient but also is easy to follow through completion. In addition, being able to share each dental treatment plan with all the associated specialists makes the health goals of each patient much easier to reach.