3Shape Bridge

In the Main Menu, click Setup, Program Links. Double-click on 3Shape from www.3shape.com/en.

3Shape is a digital imaging software. Website: https://www.3shape.com/en.

To enable the bridge:

  1. Check the Enabled box.
  2. Change the Path of file to open to C:\Program Files\3Shape\Dental Desktop\Plugins\ThreeShape.PracticeManagementIntegration\DentalDesktopCmd.exe.
  3. Double-click on a row in Additional Properties to change settings. You can use the PatNum (enter 0) or ChartNum (enter 1) as the patient ID.
  4. Set up a clickable bridge button.
    1. Under Add a button to these toolbars, highlight where to display the button.
    2. Enter the Text on button.
    3. (Optional) Import an image to show on the button (22 x 22 pixels).
  5. If using clinics, click Hide Button for Clinics. Select which clinics the button should display on.
  6. Click OK.

Technical Details

Currently, this bridge will pass only the patient Last Name. We are working to enhance this bridge to pass more information.