Diary management

Powerful diary search, detailed calendars and SMS reminders makes bookings easy for everyone

The appointment calendar is extremely fast, straight-forward and easy to use, yet equipped with everything you need to manage your orthodontic practice schedule.  Flexible views, online bookings, text reminders and personalised patient calendar entries minimise no shows and provide an excellent patient experience.


If you’re familiar with digital calendars like Apple’s, Microsoft's or Google's Calendar, then you’ll find your way around our calendar in no time.

Accessible from anywhere with a click

The practice diary is always available with a single click - sliding over the current screen and retaining your position. This ensures you don't have to remember what you were doing and can service diary enquiries seamlessly and effortlessly without keeping patients or practitioners waiting

Flexible views

Choose from a range of views including

Month view

View each users diary one a month-by-month basis. Each booking is colour-coded based on private or publicly-funded patients

Week view

View each users view on a week-by-week basis. Each booking is colour-coded based on private or publicly-funded patients

List view

Show appointments in a colour-coded list based on private or health service funded patients.

Lightning search

Finding free time in the practice diary can be time consuming in traditional systems. Whether it's a 10-minute timeslot, AM/PM appointment, it can take time. Perhaps a patient can only attend on certain days, or between certain hours (after school, early mornings) or only on specific days of the week, it means scrolling through a traditional diary lists.

Lightning search from Orthobridge is the answer. We believe it's the most ground-breaking, useful yet simple search tool on the market. With a couple of clicks, you can search across any practitioner's entire schedule, days, weeks, months or years ahead, and instantly find every suitable timeslot based on each patient's specific needs.

AM/PM, Hour-of-day, Days of week, Weekends, Any size timeslot, Simple enter your what is required and lightning search will return every single option available - all in under one second. You'll wonder how you ever managed without it.

Availability, time-off and public holidays

Each user in the system can manage their working week availability, their holidays and time-off on their profile page. Lightning search uses this data to highlight their future availability and public holidays to avoid incorrect bookings

Reschedule appointments

Quickly and easily re-schedule appointments with lightning search when a patient or practitioner needs to make changes.

Automatic SMS reminders

Reduce patient no-shows with SMS and email messages that are sent automatically to remind your clients of upcoming appointments.

Remote check-in

Your patients can check-in remotely when they arrive at the practice. You will be notified of this via the waiting area which updates automatically. NOTE: Late check-in is not possible - patients are directed to reception if trying to check-in after the scheduled time.

Attendance notifications

Receive desktop notifications when the next patient has arrived or fails to attend (DNA)

Online cancellations

Your patients can have the power to cancel their own appointments anytime up to 24 hours before their appointed time.. You and the practitioner will be notified of any cancellations by email instantly.

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Manage and engage patients more effectively, get more reviews, get more visibility in search results and connect with more patients, all in one easy-to-use platform.