How to change patient status from Active to Inactive

Editing a patient status within DentalWriter


There may be occasions whereby Patients are no longer or will remain active within DentalWriter for different reasons. DentalWriter offers the ability to change the status of a patient and to allow you to view either All, Active Only, or Inactive in current patient list view.

To change from Active to Inactive:

• With DentalWriter patient list opened, Double-click and open patient record.

Un-Check the radio button Active Patient. Then select Save and Close.

• You will be presented with a dialogue Yes/No to confirm your changes. Select Yes

• Toggle between Active, Inactive, or all patients in patient list. In the upper right hand corner of the DentalWriter Desktop main screen select Current View and make selection to view.