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by rhaber123
Sat Dec 23, 2023 8:56 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Plugin Forum Posts Deleted
Replies: 1
Views: 4215

Plugin Forum Posts Deleted

The plugin posts were removed. Can we have that info back?
by rhaber123
Thu Dec 21, 2023 9:43 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Imaging Module Deleted Items
Replies: 1
Views: 3469

Re: Imaging Module Deleted Items

There is a warning before images are deleted, as they are deleted permanently.
However, assuming you are backing up the A to Z folder, you could look at a previous backup of that folder to locate the missing file.
by rhaber123
Thu Nov 16, 2023 4:38 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Mass Texting
Replies: 1
Views: 3206

Re: Mass Texting

No mass marketing.
You can run a query, export the emails and cell numbers, and use them for your marketing using other services
by rhaber123
Thu Nov 09, 2023 4:33 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Setting up a back up server.
Replies: 1
Views: 3504

Re: Setting up a back up server.

contact OD support, they will help you. After you install the trial version, you are using 2 different setup programs , and now you have 2 different versions of Open Dental. USE THE SAME "SETUP" program that is in OpendentImages ================================================================== Join...
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 01, 2023 8:09 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Updating to latest version?
Replies: 2
Views: 3638

Re: Updating to latest version?

Try to join the open dental facebook group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/OpenDen ... tid=Nif5oz
by rhaber123
Thu Sep 28, 2023 6:34 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Updating to latest version?
Replies: 2
Views: 3638

Re: Updating to latest version?

Follow this link to see what other users prefer
https://m.facebook.com/questions.php?qu ... tid=Nif5oz
by rhaber123
Mon Sep 25, 2023 5:16 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Delete and purge old charts
Replies: 4
Views: 4351

Re: Delete and purge old charts

Maybe a feature request can help. Create Security access in OD security menu. Security access to archived patients that have not been seen for "X" years. Each user can specify how many years in the security menu options. Like this, you can restrict access to this data Open Dental team maybe can help
by rhaber123
Fri Sep 22, 2023 10:13 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Open Dental Facebook groups
Replies: 0
Views: 6658

Open Dental Facebook groups

Join these Facebook groups if you are looking for shared forms, shared files, users answers, etc.....

1- Open Dental Facebook Group Official:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/opendentalusersgroup

2- Open Dental Facebook Group UnOfficial:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OpenDentalUsers
by rhaber123
Thu Aug 31, 2023 8:24 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Delete and purge old charts
Replies: 4
Views: 4351

Re: Delete and purge old charts

If deleted, this will mess up all the reports, accounting, etc......procedures completed by your provider, etc ....
by rhaber123
Wed Aug 02, 2023 2:57 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Out of network estimates -United Concordia
Replies: 1
Views: 2283

Re: Out of network estimates -United Concordia

What you are doing is the easiest solution. When we get an out of Network patients, my receptionist will call the insurance and try to see how much the insurance will pay for the prophy, Exam , and a one surface filling. Most of the times she can get that information from the insurance representativ...
by rhaber123
Wed Jul 26, 2023 6:10 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental
Replies: 6
Views: 14022

Re: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental

To send Whatsapp messages, is a little easier than receive. To send cost $20 per month To send and receive cost $40 per month To receive, you can also use the FREE whatsapp desktop app To receive Whatsapp messages , here it gets trickier A- Add a port forwarding open port 8080 If your computer is be...
by rhaber123
Mon Jul 24, 2023 5:11 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental
Replies: 6
Views: 14022

Re: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental

"Wassenger HTTP Gateway" in Diafaan
Diafaan has many preset "HTTP Gateways"
Diafaan just added the Wassenger script to their http gateway list.
You do not need to contact Diafaan anymore to get that special script, it will be included in their newest versions.
by rhaber123
Sat Jun 24, 2023 12:00 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental
Replies: 6
Views: 14022

Re: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental

Integrate Whatsapp with Open Dental Mainly International users like to use Whatsapp and Open Dental software to reach out to their patient. The setup is a little tricky, and involve connecting few apps together , using Mopensoft SMS, Diafaan, and Wassenger. Whatsapp business account is NOT required....
by rhaber123
Fri Jun 23, 2023 11:55 pm
Forum: Sharing
Topic: Integrate WHATSAPP messaging with Open Dental $20/month
Replies: 0
Views: 13789

Integrate WHATSAPP messaging with Open Dental $20/month

Mainly International users like to use Whatsapp and Open Dental to reach out to their patient. The setup is a little tricky, and involve connecting few apps togother , using Mopensoft SMS, Diafaan, and Wassenger. Whatsapp business account is NOT required. You can use ANY Whatsapp account. All errors...
by rhaber123
Fri Jun 16, 2023 7:17 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental
Replies: 6
Views: 14022

Re: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental

USA Open Dental users - Android Cell setup : ================================================== Mopensoft Aus SMS plugin, $89/year, is whitelisted by Open Dental. We use it in my office for over 7 years to text our patients., send and receive text messages from inside OD 1- Mopensoft app: $89 per ye...
by rhaber123
Mon Jun 12, 2023 8:58 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Auto Note Templet
Replies: 1
Views: 4215

Re: Auto Note Templet

There are many on BOTH Facebook groups.

Try Open Dental Facebook Group Official:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/opendentalusersgroup

or
Open Dental Facebook Group UnOfficial:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OpenDentalUsers
by rhaber123
Wed Apr 26, 2023 4:28 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: 3rd Party Query Writer
Replies: 1
Views: 4382

Re: 3rd Party Query Writer

Try Open Dental Facebook Group Official:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/opendentalusersgroup

or
Open Dental Facebook Group UnOfficial:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OpenDentalUsers
by rhaber123
Wed Jan 04, 2023 11:14 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Done With Apteryx
Replies: 8
Views: 6483

Re: Done With Apteryx

1- Keep using the old Apteryx to view the old Xrays. Slowly the need to do that will fade out on its own.

2- In Windows, you can sort files, images, etc... by "Date Created" and "Date Modified". There are many instruction on how to show that, just Google it.
CHECK FOR THE DATE MODIFIED
by rhaber123
Sat Nov 19, 2022 10:27 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Twain Driver for Tuxedo sensor
Replies: 3
Views: 6058

Re: Twain Driver for Tuxedo sensor

No sensor will work with the trial version. You must be on Open Dental Support to be able to " Acquire" xrays . Contact OD, and sign up for support, and they will activate the Xray feature for you
by rhaber123
Tue Nov 01, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?
Replies: 7
Views: 14786

Re: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?

Have you considered setting a program link that point to an executable
by rhaber123
Thu Oct 13, 2022 9:57 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Apteryx
Replies: 27
Views: 30888

Re: Apteryx

You need to be on Open Dental customer support for the 'Acquire' button to work and be able to take Xrays. Open Dental will enable that feature for you when you are on support. Xray Sensor Setup instructions for installation info: https://www.opendentalsoft.com:8085/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7651&p=...
by rhaber123
Thu Oct 13, 2022 9:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Please give 5-10 votes and critical for Web Forms on Patient Portal
Replies: 5
Views: 4703

Re: Please give 5-10 votes and critical for Web Forms on Patient Portal

Contact Open Dental support. Open Dental offer E-Services bundle that covers what you are asking for and many other GREAT features ( TEXTING, auto reminders, etc..., cost $165/month when you are on support.
by rhaber123
Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:24 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Using Office365 Email Through OpenDental
Replies: 4
Views: 7174

Re: Using Office365 Email Through OpenDental

Firewal issues? https://www.opendental.com/manual/emailerrors.html outgoing smtp.office365.com - port 587 Incoming outlook.office365.com - port 993 or 995 =============================================================================== Office 365 Error: The SMTP server requires a secure connection or...
by rhaber123
Wed Sep 14, 2022 8:28 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Dilemma OON Estimates, Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 2388

Re: Dilemma OON Estimates, Help!

Using Open Dental "Blue Book" is what you need. Contact Open Dental conversion team and ask them if they can convert your already collected data in the "Blue Book" Or we do the following in our office for the last few years. We created our estimated fee schedules. When we get an out of Network patie...
by rhaber123
Mon Sep 05, 2022 11:09 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Kiosk Tablet/Laptop
Replies: 9
Views: 21327

Re: Kiosk Tablet/Laptop

Surface pro is a good choice for kiosk.

Open Denal offer e-clippboard that allows you to use any device that has internet on it, cellphone, tablet, ipad, etc..
you can signup for e-clipboard on its own, or have it part of the e-services bundle
by rhaber123
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Better/more accurate tracking when Assignment of Benefits is Enrollee (OON Delta Dental)
Replies: 3
Views: 2654

Re: Better/more accurate tracking when Assignment of Benefits is Enrollee (OON Delta Dental)

"You need to enter the payment in OD"
If you did not receive the money, that's the place to enter it, takes few seconds.
It is easy, does not need to be complicated, no need for adding different setup options, and no need for new accounting , etc.... But of course , each office works differently.
by rhaber123
Thu Aug 11, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Better/more accurate tracking when Assignment of Benefits is Enrollee (OON Delta Dental)
Replies: 3
Views: 2654

Re: Better/more accurate tracking when Assignment of Benefits is Enrollee (OON Delta Dental)

https://www.opendental.com/manual/insplan.html In the Family Module, double-click an existing insurance plan. In the upper right corner, click on "Add" - Adjustment to Insurance Benefits. Every time you know how much Delta paid the patient, "Add" and post the amount that was paid here. The amount o...
by rhaber123
Tue Jun 07, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Can no longer open PDFs in the imaging tab
Replies: 7
Views: 3612

Re: Can no longer open PDFs in the imaging tab

I dont think it is an OD issue 1- Uninstall internet explorer 2- I dont know if this will help. Could be permission issue, or firewall. Something blocking access to these files. Check the security on the OpendentImages folder on your server Right click on OpendentImages, Properties, Security, Permis...
by rhaber123
Mon Jun 06, 2022 10:00 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Fake Procedure Codes
Replies: 2
Views: 2472

Re: Fake Procedure Codes

Dummy codes have bee discussed on these Open Dental Facebook groups

https://www.facebook.com/groups/opendentalusersgroup (official)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/OpenDentalUsers (unofficial)
by rhaber123
Sat Mar 12, 2022 12:03 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: 3rd party vendors or AddOns that integrate with OD - "Are they using OD new API?"
Replies: 0
Views: 2477

3rd party vendors or AddOns that integrate with OD - "Are they using OD new API?"

If you can afford it, here is a link with a list of many 3rd party vendors that offer GREAT services that integrate with OD https://www.opendental.com/site/vendorssupplementalservices.html Many of these vendors are using plugins or addon to integrate with OD and are whitelisted now. If your office i...
by rhaber123
Tue Mar 08, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Sharing
Topic: Registration Form - Medical History Form - FREE Google Forms
Replies: 1
Views: 28278

Re: Registration Form - Medical History Form - FREE Google Forms

UPDATE: 03-07-2022 Just updated the links to download the forms, the old links got broken. Youtube Video https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=mcafee&ei=UTF-8&p=download+google+form&type=E210US105G0#id=1&vid=598b88c240a58406e298ac6eeb331d8c&action=click To download a sample/ copy of these G...
by rhaber123
Tue Mar 01, 2022 9:32 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: List of developers
Replies: 1
Views: 1792

Re: List of developers

Maybe, You can post your question in the Developers forum too If you are on Open Dental support, you can use the webportal that allows patients to pay their balances online and it post directly in Open Dental. There are also few credit card vendors, like Moolah, credit card services that offer that ...
by rhaber123
Sun Feb 27, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: MMS Messages
Replies: 2
Views: 2298

Re: MMS Messages

The workarounds: 1- text / provide them the office email address and they can email it to you from their cellphone. 2- or get a free google voice number, and they can text you images, or anything, to the google voice number. You will get a pop up when someone send you a text Your staff can send them...
by rhaber123
Sat Feb 05, 2022 10:58 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Crashed table
Replies: 9
Views: 6830

Re: Crashed table

If everything is OK on the office computer, then the problem is on the home computer. 1- Call OD support, they solve these problems easily, or 2- restore a very older database, from 2021 for example, and see if the problem is resolved or 3- if that does not resolve, then OD is the problem, uninstall...
by rhaber123
Fri Feb 04, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Crashed table
Replies: 9
Views: 6830

Re: Crashed table

This happened to me once in the past. If you back up your data to the cloud and you restore it to your home computer, the backup on the cloud might have some corrupted files. I did a fresh backup from the office computer onto a USB drive, and restored it at home. That worked for me. Deleting the bac...
by rhaber123
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:26 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Plugin users - Pop up warnings as of Open Dental v 21.4
Replies: 8
Views: 6346

Re: Plugin users - Pop up warnings as of Open Dental v 21.4

From Open Dental Website: . Guidelines for Companies: You are not allowed to send queries to the database that would alter data in any way. You are instead required to use our API. Transition Timeline: We need to give you time to transition to the API. Here's a rough idea of how that transition will...
by rhaber123
Wed Jan 26, 2022 8:07 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Plugin users - Pop up warnings as of Open Dental v 21.4
Replies: 8
Views: 6346

Plugin users - Pop up warnings as of Open Dental v 21.4

To update or not to update to Open Dental Version 21.4? INTERRUPTION of your plugin services? Open Dental would like all vendors to use their new API. If we like it or not, this need to be done. Not an easy task, but Thank you Jordan for doing it. Many International and local OD users are happy with...
by rhaber123
Thu Jan 20, 2022 5:01 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?
Replies: 7
Views: 14786

Re: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?

Jordan. Thank you for the clarification.
by rhaber123
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:43 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?
Replies: 7
Views: 14786

Re: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?

According to OD, their plan, If you want to write to OD database in the future, you have to use the API, other methods will not be allowed. Does not matter how you read it, or what approach you have, or work in parallel, what matters is when you want to write the data, you will have no choice, but t...
by rhaber123
Tue Jan 18, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?
Replies: 7
Views: 14786

When does Open Dental anticipate plugins to be deprecated?

Per Jordan Sparks, they are deprecating plugins, but the plugins functionality will not be turned off yet. Open Dental whitelisted most of the existing Vendors plugins like Mopensoft, Flex, PatientXpress, Yapi, Modento, Card connect, DentalXchange, Moolah, X-charge, PaySimple, PayConnect etc...... U...
by rhaber123
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:10 am
Forum: API
Topic: Communication, SMS Text messaging API
Replies: 1
Views: 2821

Communication, SMS Text messaging API

Is there an API for SMS text messaging?
by rhaber123
Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: E Prescriptions
Replies: 1
Views: 3199

Re: E Prescriptions

We use "iprescribe" by drfirst

More info is available on Open Dental Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/openden ... 012592899/

And check OD latest post here too:
https://opendental.blog/getting-started-with-erx/
by rhaber123
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Patient Contact Management Systems
Replies: 1
Views: 3365

Re: Patient Contact Management Systems

Open Dental has that type of system, but each office has its own personal needs and each plugin vendor offer different features.
Open Dental offer the e-Services bundle $165/month
check FLEX, and schedule a demo. Many OD users like it
by rhaber123
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Scan-X with new integrated x-ray feature
Replies: 50
Views: 47690

Re: Scan-X with new integrated x-ray feature

Very interesting. Thank you for sharing.
by rhaber123
Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Open Dental Imaging - "Acquire" Xrays in OD, and Sensor Setup instructions
Replies: 2
Views: 7702

Free Open Dental Imaging - "Acquire" Xrays in OD, and Sensor Setup instructions

Open Dental Imaging - Take Xray directly in Open Dental In the Images module, you get the Xray "Acquire" feature, at no additional charges, when you are on customer support. Almost a year ago, and as of Version 20.5 , open dental works with many sensors and panoramic machines that you already have ...
by rhaber123
Fri Nov 05, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Patient Forms, Consent Forms, Treatment plan forms, etc...
Replies: 4
Views: 5314

Re: Patient Forms, Consent Forms, Treatment plan forms, etc...

There is no free plugin to sync Google forms. We manually enter it. This normally work well if you have a small office. For large offices, Open Dental e-clipboard option will work well For small or startup offices, follow the link below, here you can find some free or low cost plugins for your offic...
by rhaber123
Fri Nov 05, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Patient Forms, Consent Forms, Treatment plan forms, etc...
Replies: 4
Views: 5314

Re: Patient Forms, Consent Forms, Treatment plan forms, etc...

For the Kiosk option, you can use Surface Pro

For Open Dental e-clipboard, Google Forms, other vendors plugins, you can use any device that has internet on it, tablet, iPad, cellphone, etc...

In my office we use GOOGLE forms.
Our patients complete them on their cellphone. We text them the link.
by rhaber123
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Patient Forms, Consent Forms, Treatment plan forms, etc...
Replies: 4
Views: 5314

Patient Forms, Consent Forms, Treatment plan forms, etc...

Open Dental offer many options for your patients to complete their forms. Watch OD webinars to learn how to use them You can use: 1- OD Kiosk , Patient Forms, FREE, available to all OD users, you can use it on a tablet running Windows, like Surface Pro Autopulate the data in OD https://www.opendenta...
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Open Dental Employee Training $50/hr and YouTube webinars
Replies: 1
Views: 3912

Open Dental Employee Training $50/hr and YouTube webinars

Open Dental next best offers are the employee training at $50/hr and their Youtube webinars. Open Dental support are great, do not get frustrated, most of the time support will solve your problem with just few clicks. But you can help your employee by signing them for the additional "Employee Traini...
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 31, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free eServices when you are on Customer Support
Replies: 1
Views: 3848

Free eServices when you are on Customer Support

Many OD e-Services are included at no additional charges when you are on "Customers Support" If you have OD Support, probably you are paying $169/month/location or office. OD are known for having the best Support team. Users on "Customer Support" receive the following e-services at no additional cha...
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Showing photographs / radiographs to patients...
Replies: 4
Views: 5526

Re: Showing photographs / radiographs to patients...

OD has security options that allow you to limit what a user can see and use on OD
Maybe use ZOOM and share a screen on a tablet
by rhaber123
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Showing photographs / radiographs to patients...
Replies: 4
Views: 5526

Re: Showing photographs / radiographs to patients...

Simple. Just get a Windows based tablet and run on it Open Dental, and your imaging software

Open Dental works mainly with Windows operating system.
https://www.opendental.com/site/tablet.html
by rhaber123
Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Phone number in International format
Replies: 9
Views: 9491

Re: Phone number in International format

Hi Jordan,

Some international users need to have their country code added when sending text messages.
For text messaging purposes, Is there a place where we can add the country code for all patients phone numbers , in one time, in Open Dental?

Thank you
by rhaber123
Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Pedo office digital charting
Replies: 2
Views: 4780

Re: Pedo office digital charting

Join Open Dental Facebook group. You will find more active Open Dental users there
https://www.facebook.com/groups/opendentalusersgroup
by rhaber123
Mon Aug 30, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WhatsApp or Email Plugins
Replies: 2
Views: 11593

Re: WhatsApp or Email Plugins

2- Whatsapp plugin : viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7593
by rhaber123
Mon Aug 30, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental
Replies: 6
Views: 14022

Use WHATSAPP to text your patients from Open Dental

For Open Dental regular or International users that need to use WHATSAPP to text their patients, Mopensoft is in the process of creating a plugin that allows you to text your Patients from inside Open Dental through WHATSAPP . The plugin is in Beta testing now. You dont need a Whatsapp businees acco...
by rhaber123
Sat Aug 21, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Experience with BirdEye, sends emails and SMS after appointment?
Replies: 2
Views: 4313

Re: Experience with BirdEye, sends emails and SMS after appointment?

Open Dental has the Automated THANK YOU feature that send Thank you text message or/and email after an appointment is completed. Here you can enter your THANK YOU message and one or multiple social media links for your patient to click on and post their reviews. I dont think you need another service...
by rhaber123
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Google calendar sync
Replies: 6
Views: 12669

Re: Google calendar sync

Yes, Simplybookme syncing was an issue. In the last 5 years, this happened only once. The easiest way to fix it is to delete the calendars in google, and recreate the calendars in Google with the SAME NAMES. In our office, we limit our patients to be able to schedule only 2 months in the future, thr...
by rhaber123
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WhatsApp or Email Plugins
Replies: 2
Views: 11593

Re: WhatsApp or Email Plugins

1- For Emails we use AB Bulkmailer for marketing and bulk email - $25 one time only
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7191
You need to run a query in Open Dental. save the results, and AB Bulkmailer will extract the emails, and you can customize your emails
by rhaber123
Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Schick camera problem
Replies: 5
Views: 7066

Re: Schick camera problem

Schick has a special Twain driver for their 3 IO camera models: USBCAM - USBCAM2 - and USBCAM4 available at the bottom of this DRIVER Download page, Try to update the regular and the Twain driver and see if this will help. https://www.dentsplysironasupport.com/en-us/user_section/user_section_imaging...
by rhaber123
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Google calendar sync
Replies: 6
Views: 12669

Re: Google calendar sync

Once this happen, the easiest way to fix it is to delete the calendars in google, and receate the calendars in Google with the SAME NAMES.

The bad calendars now are deleted, and the new ones will be more accurate
by rhaber123
Mon May 24, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: White theme
Replies: 2
Views: 5626

Re: White theme

Can you keep a default color tab/option to keep the gray color of some offices may have a problem and dont want to switch
by rhaber123
Mon May 03, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Forms, treatment plan consent forms, ETC... integrate with OD
Replies: 2
Views: 8552

Re: FREE Forms, treatment plan consent forms, ETC... integrate with OD

It is already available, in a different way.

https://www.opendental.com/manual/emailhtml.html

You can create html templates
by rhaber123
Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Official No Fee codes
Replies: 4
Views: 7740

Re: Official No Fee codes

Already in OD you can create your own codes, the No fee codes. You can create as many as you want. https://www.opendental.com/manual/procedurecodenew.html https://www.opendental.com/manual/procedurecodeedit.html here you can put the new created code in the NO FEE group If needed, contact OD support ...
by rhaber123
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Forms, treatment plan consent forms, ETC... integrate with OD
Replies: 2
Views: 8552

FREE Forms, treatment plan consent forms, ETC... integrate with OD

How to create your own FREE FORMS, custom Treatment Plan Consent forms, and Email them from inside OD You can create a new FORM, ALL FORMS ,a treatment plan consent , ETC... (using SHEETS) and email them to your patient from inside OD, and all is FREE , INTEGRATE WITH OD YOU NEED TO CREATE A TREATM...
by rhaber123
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras
Replies: 56
Views: 121688

Re: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras

Is there a link to the online manual that has the instructions on how to set this up with different sensors or intraoral cameras?
by rhaber123
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras
Replies: 56
Views: 121688

Re: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras

Did not know that. That answer the question. Thank you.
by rhaber123
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras
Replies: 56
Views: 121688

Re: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras

Can we take a screenshot of existing x-rays, or patient photos, on the screen, and have them saved automatically in OD?

Like a screenshot of x-rays in an email, or x-rays in another imaging software, or photos from an intra oral scanner, etc....
by rhaber123
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Texting and subscription
Replies: 2
Views: 4765

Re: Texting and subscription

We use the Mopensoft SMS plugin $89/year We use it with Diafaan and an android cellphone. This will allow you to use the text messaging features of OD in any country. With the Mopensoft SMS plugin you dont need to be on the monthly subscription, and it uses most of OD existing text messaging feature...
by rhaber123
Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: VOIP PROVIDERS
Replies: 3
Views: 13451

Re: VOIP PROVIDERS

VOIP or Landline Smart caller ID - $120 one time only to place calls from inside OD, and view who is calling. There is no need to change your phone company, works with your existing landline or voip you need: 1- Callclerck Software/application $80 2- Modem that you can buy from EBAY $20-$40 Works wi...
by rhaber123
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Query automation
Replies: 5
Views: 10630

Re: Query automation

Practice Visual does that, $89.99 one time only, in beta now

https://practicevisuals.com/
by rhaber123
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Bridging OD with Sidexis 4
Replies: 1
Views: 3463

Re: Bridging OD with Sidexis 4

OD bridge to Sidexis XG and to Sidexis 4 , instructions on how to activate the bridge are available here It is a little tricky to set it up. Try it at home first https://www.opendental.com/manual/bridgesirona.html Call OD support if you need assistance, they are excellent (read the information about...
by rhaber123
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: How to handle a patient with 3 dental insurance plans?
Replies: 1
Views: 3365

How to handle a patient with 3 dental insurance plans?

I posted this question on Open Dental Facebook page, and I would like to hear from Open Dental now on how to handle a patient with 3 insurance plans, if you are in network or out of network provider. When a patient has 3 insurance plan, we can enter these 3 insurance in OD. They will have their own ...
by rhaber123
Fri Nov 06, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras
Replies: 56
Views: 121688

Re: Radiographs and Intraoral Cameras

Excellent news,
Better imaging features now, and great money saver if it will work as an imaging software
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: TEMPERATURE LOG
Replies: 5
Views: 6675

Re: TEMPERATURE LOG

I know that Doctors and staff are required to keep a separate daily temperature log
I don't know if that can be recorded and kept in OD
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: TEMPERATURE LOG
Replies: 5
Views: 6675

Re: TEMPERATURE LOG

Did not know that.
it will be helpful if that is posted on OD Facebook page too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/opendentalusersgroup
Well done like usual

THANK YOU.
by rhaber123
Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE or low cost Services that work in any country
Replies: 1
Views: 17233

FREE or low cost Services that work in any country

FOR REGULAR & INTERNATIONAL OPEN DENTAL USERS - FREE or LOW COST services that work in any country If you are a regular or an international Open Dental user , on a short budget, and if you are having difficulty finding some services that integrate with Open Dental, this is a list of some services th...
by rhaber123
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: PDF Hell - Acrobat DC not a solution
Replies: 5
Views: 7904

Re: PDF Hell - Acrobat DC not a solution

To fix Adobe Reader preview in OD images module (if it is still using adobe reader) Open Adobe Reader DC by typing that in your start menu: Click the Edit Menu Click the Preferences Menu Click the Security (enhanced) section. UNCHECK "Protected Mode on Startup" Accept the warning. Push OK It will wo...
by rhaber123
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Sharing your forms, sheets, webforms, etc.... with OD community
Replies: 0
Views: 10185

Sharing your forms, sheets, webforms, etc.... with OD community

Most of us are not that good at designing our own forms, and sheets in OD. It was described as very time consuming to learn, but much easier to use later. OD forum , and the facebook group offer a place to SHARE our files, forms, sheets... If you would like to share them, click on the links below an...
by rhaber123
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Camera for Patient ID Photo
Replies: 3
Views: 6977

Re: Camera for Patient ID Photo

Camera for Patient ID Photo We got a USB webcam on Ebay ( good resolution) $50 - and IOC SNAPSHOT plugin $29.99 - Total $79.99 The webcam is installed and connected to the front office / receptionit computer. When a patient arrives: 1- my receptionist run IOC snaphot, 2- hold the webcam , and ask th...
by rhaber123
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: import ada 2019 claim forms
Replies: 4
Views: 6102

Re: import ada 2019 claim forms

https://www.opendental.com/manual/claimforms.html Add a Claim Form You can add your own claim form from scratch, but it is very involved and takes a lot of time. Step 1: Prepare a background image. Scan a paper form at a high resolution. Save the image in the A to Z folder as a GIF, JPG, or EMF. Hin...
by rhaber123
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Practice Visuals - Multiple reports in OD - $89.99 one time only
Replies: 4
Views: 14650

Practice Visuals - Multiple reports in OD - $89.99 one time only

Practice Visuals - Multiple reports in OD - $89.99
by rhaber123
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: IOC SNAPSHOT - Take photos and Import them in OD Automatically, $39.99 one time only
Replies: 3
Views: 19510

Re: A FREE Open Dental Plugin to use Cameras without Twain

Take patient photos or intraoral photos and Import them in OD Automatically, $29.99 one time only no need to use different folders, and import from one folder to another, etc... all is done automatically with few clicks. Very simple to install, less than 5 minutes. https://iocsnapshot.com/installat...
by rhaber123
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Sharing
Topic: SMS Texting with Diafaan in Open Dental $89/year
Replies: 2
Views: 30204

SMS Texting with Diafaan in Open Dental $89/year

Text Messaging and call from inside OD for users in any country - Mopensoft SMS Plugin $89/year Setup instructions for Texting with Mopensoft SMS Plugin, Diafaan, and an android cellphone from Open Dental, The Mopensoft SMS Plugin can be used with "Diafaan gateway" for texting on multiple computers ...
by rhaber123
Sun May 31, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Restoring data issues
Replies: 2
Views: 4277

Re: Restoring data issues

You need to stop MySQL service MANUALLY In Windows 10, press Alt Control Delete , all 3 togother Click on Task Manager Click on Services Scroll to MySQL Right click on MySQL Click STOP Now you can restore your data from a backup. After your data is restored, now you need to RESTART the MySQL servic...
by rhaber123
Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 3
Views: 19799

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

New Limitation by Google prevent you from using Google Voice for business - Google Voice no longer work for business. As the google Voice option is limited by google now, You can use this plugin with an android cellphone : Text Messaging and call from inside OD for users in any country - $89/year h...
by rhaber123
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: HELP: MASS SENDING EMAIL/SMS FOR COVID19 OUTBREAK
Replies: 2
Views: 13235

Re: HELP: MASS SENDING EMAIL/SMS FOR COVID19 OUTBREAK

We use AB bulk Mailer. Cost $25 , one time only, and no more charges after that. It extract emails from any list that you export from OD. It allows you also to design your own newsletters You can extract the first name of your patient, Last Name, etc... and send personalized emails. You can run this...
by rhaber123
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Text Messaging and call from inside OD for users in any country - $89/year
Replies: 1
Views: 25468

Re: Free Call and Text Messaging in OD for users in any country

The SMS Plugin from Mopensoft is offering now 30 days FREE Trial 0- $89/YEAR The SMS Plugin can be used in any country We use it with Diafaan for texting on multiple computer , If you want to use Diafaan for Text Messaging, the setup instructions are now available on OD Sharing forum http://opendent...
by rhaber123
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Open Dental is on Facebook
Replies: 1
Views: 6036

Open Dental is on Facebook

For those of you who have not joined yet, join OD Facebook page. It has a lot of info that users share .
https://www.facebook.com/groups/opende ... rsgroup/
by rhaber123
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Dental Training School Applications for OpenDent.
Replies: 4
Views: 9660

Re: Dental Training School Applications for OpenDent.

FREE Schick CDR Dicom - FREE Imaging software Schick CDR Dicom software is available for free . Schick CDR Dicom integrate nicely with OD, Super easy to use, it takes few minutes to setup. Schick software can work with Schick Sensors, Sirona Xios sensors ( low price), Fona sensors ( low price) , ol...
by rhaber123
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Short Budget - Which FREE or LOW COST Plugins to use?
Replies: 0
Views: 29730

Short Budget - Which FREE or LOW COST Plugins to use?

If you are on a short budget , and you are willing to spend some time to do your own installation and set up ( or have someone with little computer Knowledge to do it for you), there are many applications/plugins on OD "Plugin forum" , - that are either FREE, - have a one time cost of only few doll...
by rhaber123
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Sync OD Appointments (OD Calendars) with Google Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 16978

Re: Sync OD Appointments (OD Calendars) with Google Calendar

YES. We have been using it for 3 years now. you can download the trial, and test it for 30 days. Minh at Mopensoft ( Australia) keep it updated with all OD Newsest version. , When you click on the download option, you will see multiple versions that correspond to many of OD versions, old and new, be...
by rhaber123
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Google calendar sync
Replies: 6
Views: 12669

Re: Google calendar sync

It is compatible. just be sure to pick your version, or the closest one, from the download website http://opendentalsoft.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6932 We have been using it for 3 years now. you can download the trial, and test it for 30 days. Minh at Mopensoft ( Australia) keep it updated with ...
by rhaber123
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Short Budget - Which FREE or LOW COST Plugins to use?
Replies: 0
Views: 19483

Short Budget - Which FREE or LOW COST Plugins to use?

If you are on a short budget , and you are willing to spend some time to do your own installation and set up ( or have someone with little computer Knowledge to do it for you), there are many applications/plugins on OD "Plugin forum" , - that are either FREE, - have a one time cost of only few doll...
by rhaber123
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Sharing
Topic: Medication List
Replies: 4
Views: 19178

Re: Medication List

The medication list is available on Open Dental Users [Unofficial] Facebook page. Exported Medications Fixed txt
If you are a member of that group you can get them https://www.facebook.com/groups/OpenDentalUsers/files/
otherwise you can join the facebook group and get them after
by rhaber123
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Sharing
Topic: Registration Form - Medical History Form - FREE Google Forms
Replies: 1
Views: 28278

Registration Form - Medical History Form - FREE Google Forms

Google forms work on Tablets, Cellphones, ipad, Desktop....etc.....anything that has internet Try it on your CELL or PC, it is Easy! To view the old forms that we use in my office , you can follow these links on goo.gl forms drive : Registration form Link https://goo.gl/forms/ps4GDUSwgRWGO50M2 Medi...
by rhaber123
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Overriding office location for claims for travelling dentist
Replies: 1
Views: 5746

Re: Overriding office location for claims for travelling den

The best option is to create "Clinics" in one version of OD, contact OD Support and they will help you, not too hard. https://www.opendental.com/manual/clinics.html?fbclid=IwAR21-jJ-4ZmpvOVOkcxRRNlIPFmeG8JxpugyKzO1iCV9VcCDRLQ01qUjjUw https://www.opendental.com/manual/cliniceditwindow.html?fbclid=IwA...
by rhaber123
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Address Labels for Letters
Replies: 2
Views: 7904

Re: Address Labels for Letters

option 1 Use Mail Merge After you use any of the queries that are available on Opendental Query website , you will be able to export the list/results of that query as an Excel document 1- Export the list AS AN EXCEL DOCUMENT, 2- use Microsoft Word to create the labels 3- Create Mailing Labels in Wor...
by rhaber123
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Newsletters, Email Marketing, AB BulkMailer $25 one time only
Replies: 0
Views: 26249

Newsletters, Email Marketing, AB BulkMailer $25 one time only

We use AB bulk Mailer. Cost $25 , one time only, and no more charges after that. It extract emails from any list that you export from OD. It allows you also to design your own newsletters You can extract the first name of your patient, Last Name, etc... and send personalized emails. You can run this...
by rhaber123
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 3
Views: 19799

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

Google Voice no longer work for SMS for business. New Limitation by Google voice prevent you from using the mopensoft plugin Before you purchase any services, download the trial version, and you have 30 days for testing. After 30 days, you need to delete the plugin. We still use the Mopensoft SMS pl...
by rhaber123
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Advanced Topics
Topic: SMS TEXT in unregistered OD ?
Replies: 2
Views: 10806

Re: SMS TEXT in unregistered OD ?

There is no need for the Eservices to use the Mopensoft SMS plugin. Google Voice no longer work for SMS for business. New Limitation by Google voice prevent you from using the mopensoft plugin Before you purchase any services, download the trial version, and you have 30 days for testing. After 30 da...
by rhaber123
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: MOOLAH Credit card Processing & PAYPAL online payment
Replies: 0
Views: 21218

MOOLAH Credit card Processing & PAYPAL online payment

MOOLAH Integrate with OD They have their own plugin that integrates directly with OD. The plugin creates a "PAY" button in OD that is easy for your staff to use, and post the payment in the patient chart. Any feedback? https://www.moolah.cc/opendental Simple flat rate . Accept payments In-person, o...
by rhaber123
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Effort to consolidate all medications
Replies: 2
Views: 7381

Re: Effort to consolidate all medications

You can download the medication List from here http://opendentalsoft.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=7176 The medication list is available on Open Dental Users [Unofficial] Facebook page. Exported Medications Fixed txt If you are a member of that group you can get them https://www.facebook.com/groups/...
by rhaber123
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Sharing
Topic: Medication List
Replies: 4
Views: 19178

Medication List

in OD click on : Lists/ Medication / Import
by rhaber123
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Moving away from plug-ins
Replies: 10
Views: 27870

Re: Moving away from plug-ins

We have been using multiple plugins in my office for few years now , customized to our office, and the person who write these plugins keep them updated and up to date all the time, (otherwise they will get broken). When OD update their versions, these plugins also need to be updated to match OD newe...
by rhaber123
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: VOIP Calling
Replies: 2
Views: 6268

Re: VOIP Calling

We use Call Clerk Software. http://www.callclerk.com --- It integrates with OD . It places Calls from inside OD It works with regular landline or VOIP. There is no need to change your phone service or provider. In addition, when someone calls , you get a pop up that shows the caller name, the caller...
by rhaber123
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Google Forms - Medical History & Registration forms - Tablets, ipad - Cell
Replies: 9
Views: 36741

Re: Tablets, ipad, Registration forms -- FREE Google Forms

Google forms allow you to add a script to the form to take action when a form is completed. Go to the Excel Format of the forms, click on tools, click on Script Editor, etc... Google / Youtube have many tutorials on how to create a script in google forms, follow the instructions and create your own ...
by rhaber123
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Google Forms - Medical History & Registration forms - Tablets, ipad - Cell
Replies: 9
Views: 36741

Re: Tablets, ipad, Registration forms -- FREE Google Forms

All new and existing patients, We email or text them this message to update their Medical History: Dear valued patient, we've noticed that you are due to update your medical history. You can follow this goo.gl link to update it now on your cell or PC, try it, it is easy! https://goo.gl/forms/j19SzTR...
by rhaber123
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Backing up the A-Z folder
Replies: 7
Views: 14141

Re: Backing up the A-Z folder

Do you have other programs files/folders saved in the AZ folder? ( I do ) I am not sure if OD is using any of the A-Z files... I do not know if this will help, but you can try it. 1- Presss: " Ctrl Alt Del" all together, 2- click on " Task Manager" 3- Click on" Services" 4- Stop " My SQL SERVICE: .....
by rhaber123
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: More than one e-mail address or phone number in a field
Replies: 2
Views: 5842

Re: More than one e-mail address or phone number in a field

We use Mopensoft plugin for text messaging. www.mopensoft.com
In the family module, If we place ; in between 2 cellphone numbers it send the text to both numbers ( 123456789 ; 987654321)
by rhaber123
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE - from inside Open dental
Replies: 2
Views: 17540

Re: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE - from inside Open dental

There is no need for this plugin anymore. It is available in OD for free - In all OD newest versions, you have the option now to have multiple SMTP email accounts, for example Gmail, Yahoo, Sendinc, etc.. Sendinc is a free encrypted secure email service, and you can use any other one. https://www.se...
by rhaber123
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Google Forms - Medical History & Registration forms - Tablets, ipad - Cell
Replies: 9
Views: 36741

Re: Tablets, ipad, Registration forms -- FREE Google Forms

No plugin, data transfer, or links available. Just manual entry.
by rhaber123
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Open Dental on the Cloud using Amazon Server AWS
Replies: 16
Views: 22917

Open Dental on the Cloud using Amazon Server AWS

Could OD be used on the cloud using Amazon services?
Any feedback from Open Dental WILL BE HELPFUL
by rhaber123
Thu May 09, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: How often do I need to update
Replies: 5
Views: 8600

Re: How often do I need to update

If the existing version that you are using is working fine with no bugs, and the new features that are added by OD are not of immediate need to your office, then you do not need to update weekly. You can update once a month or two months, once the new version is more stable In my office , we do not ...
by rhaber123
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Email Encryption - please recommend the one you like
Replies: 2
Views: 5324

Re: Email Encryption - please recommend the one you like

https://www.sendinc.com/ super user friendly. Ssendinc works very well, we have been using it for over a year now. very easy to use with OD v 17.2 or higher, you do not need any plugin... OD added the option to have multiple Email providers, and you can choose which email to send from by clicking on...
by rhaber123
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: TSI Collection Agency BAD experience reporting
Replies: 14
Views: 17079

Re: TSI Collection Agency BAD experience reporting

How to insert Images or screen shot in the message, in OD forum: youtube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9antIjDz-9Q 1- take a screenshot 2- upload the photo to the web ( to google drive, or any photo album website on the web....) and figure out the URL (web address) of your image on the web, for...
by rhaber123
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Cigna as a Secondary Insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 6352

Re: Cigna as a Secondary Insurance

IT WORKED !!!! . THANK YOU Did not know that it was an option in OD. Like usual, just one check and everything works in OD. Carve Out = non duplication benefit Insurance calls it a "non duplication clause." Arna, you are the best!!! I changed the coordination of benefits in plan benefits. It sounds ...
by rhaber123
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Cigna as a Secondary Insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 6352

Cigna as a Secondary Insurance

Need your help when Cigna is the secondary coverage . Our patient needed a crown. Our fee is $1800, Delta (in network) is primary, and Cigna (out of network) is secondary. Delta pays at 50% of the Delta Fees of $1135, Delta pays $567.5, and adjust $482.50. Now here is the problem. Cigna accepted UCR...
by rhaber123
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Print account module
Replies: 1
Views: 3793

Re: Print account module

Normally, the Delta representative should give you a list of the patients they need , normally about 10 of their subscribers. You can print what they are asking you for and provide it to them. You don't need to provide more than what they are asking for. Like in the old days, you provide that single...
by rhaber123
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Creating a fee schedule for better estimates when not in net
Replies: 2
Views: 6797

Re: Creating a fee schedule for better estimates when not in

Creating a fee schedule for better estimates when not in network We are in network only with Delta. We created the following fee schedules: - Standard Fee schedule ( the office regular fees) - Delta Fee schedule (Premier) We mainly need to know the out of network fee schedules. As it is impossible ...
by rhaber123
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Google Forms - Medical History & Registration forms - Tablets, ipad - Cell
Replies: 9
Views: 36741

Re: Tablets, ipad, Registration forms -- FREE Google Forms

The plugin to sync the registration form with OD is not available yet - just manual entry
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Sync OD Appointments (OD Calendars) with Google Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 16978

Sync OD Appointments (OD Calendars) with Google Calendar

Sync your OD calendars with Google Calendar Cost of Google Calendar Mopensoft plugin, $139/yr. , ( less than $12 per month). They offer 30 days free trial period 1- Mopensoft Google calendar plugin will allow OD to sync to Google Calendar ( sync as many days as you want and as many calendars as you ...
by rhaber123
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Query: Patients who left without a future appointment
Replies: 1
Views: 4604

Query: Patients who left without a future appointment

This query will show you what patients had treatment and left without an appointment scheduled in the future. Patients who were seen in the last 14 days. Change the interval from 14 days to as many days as you want It will show the procedures performed on that day, and the patient information: their...
by rhaber123
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Facebook Booking - Google Calendar sync- BOOK NOW
Replies: 0
Views: 11541

Facebook Booking - Google Calendar sync- BOOK NOW

Facebook Booking - Google Calendar sync- BOOK NOW Facebook scheduling has been available for use for a long time, but just recently Facebook is offering the option to sync your google calendar with Facebook scheduler. Once an appointment is booked on Facebook, Facebook Messenger will send a confirma...
by rhaber123
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: home Back up
Replies: 3
Views: 6710

Re: home Back up

On your home computer, Installing just the setup file from the OpendenImages is not enough to run OD on your home computer Contact or Check Open Dental website for proper installation In general, if you did not make a custom OD installation, your database Ant20 folder might be in the "data" folder Y...
by rhaber123
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Developers
Topic: Developer Needed
Replies: 2
Views: 5810

Re: Developer Needed

Try Minh at http://www.mopensoft.com He did multiple custom plugins/apps that are specific to OD that I have been using for few years now. His email: info@mopensoft.com He is in Australia and he may reply a little late due to the difference of time
by rhaber123
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Multiple locations - FREE Google Remote Desktop
Replies: 2
Views: 15973

Re: Multiple locations - FREE Google Remote Desktop

When using Google Remote Desktop and to remote connect to another computer, that computer can be on Windows login initial main screen. 1- you still need to enter the credentials for that computer , windows user name and password etc... the same way as if you are siting in front of it. 2- you need to...
by rhaber123
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Multiple locations - FREE Google Remote Desktop
Replies: 2
Views: 15973

Multiple locations - FREE Google Remote Desktop

FREE Google Remote Desktop on Chrome For dental practices that have Multiple Location: Many OD users use Team Viewer or other software for remote connection from home to the office, or from one office to another There is an alternate FREE remote option. Works the same. FREE Google Remote Desktop on ...
by rhaber123
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Backing up the A-Z folder
Replies: 7
Views: 14141

Re: Backing up the A-Z folder

hardware / disk problem ??
by rhaber123
Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Anybody using Brighter Schedule can share their experience?
Replies: 5
Views: 10000

Re: Anybody using Brighter Schedule can share their experie

We use Mopensoft Google calendar plugin and Simplybook scheduling , we have been using it for about 2 years now. Bread and butter for our office. Existing and new patients use it. http://www.drhaber.net/contact.htm =====================================================================================...
by rhaber123
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Remote notes for Mobile Unit?
Replies: 2
Views: 5921

Re: Remote notes for Mobile Unit?

I hope this can help, it may have few limitations: 1- You need to have OpenDental (server) hosted on a computer located at your main office that's on 24/7 and not the mobile unit 2- Using Team Viewer or the FREE Google Remote Desktop , and when you are operating from 8am-5pm, remote connect from the...
by rhaber123
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Using tablets/ipads for patients to fill in medical, details
Replies: 2
Views: 6292

Re: Using tablets/ipads for patients to fill in medical, det

Many of us had many questions in the past about using a tablet in the reception area. Some offices were using Surface Pro as a good tablet that allows you to use the forms that are provided by OD in the Kiosk option. ( I got one of these too) . OD came with a better solution: using the web forms tha...
by rhaber123
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Google Forms - Medical History & Registration forms - Tablets, ipad - Cell
Replies: 9
Views: 36741

FREE Google Forms - Medical History & Registration forms - Tablets, ipad - Cell

Google forms work on Tablets, Cellphones, ipad, Desktop....etc.....anything that has internet Google forms can work on any device that has internet on it, on a cellphone, apple or android, any tablet, ipad, etc .... No need even for a tablet , our existing patients can update their medical history,...
by rhaber123
Wed May 30, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Reminders to staff, not patients?
Replies: 4
Views: 8805

Re: Reminders to staff, not patients?

The simplest and easy way is for the receptionist, before she turn off the computer and leave at the end of the day, to text the hygienist when is her first patient the next day. That really works 1- For the last 2 years, I have been using Mopensoft plugin that sync OD schedule with Google Calendar ...
by rhaber123
Sun May 27, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: *Syncthing* FREE PC to PC sync between multiple offices
Replies: 6
Views: 26010

Re: *Syncthing* FREE PC to PC sync between multiple offices

"drawab"I've been using SYNCTHING [ https://syncthing.net/ ] for past two years Its in my opinion perfect for live Sync between two or even more computers - I copy the Open Dental Images folder across the two practices - so almost every 30 seconds it watches for changes and sends it across - I take...
by rhaber123
Sat May 26, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: can't connect to mysql host after windows update
Replies: 19
Views: 41940

Re: can't connect to mysql host after windows update

Thiis is a network issue, not OD ISSUE. Option 1 ON YOUR SERVER, find the ip address of the server, and on your workstations, when you start OD and you enter the database location screen in OD, enter the ip address instead of entering the name of the server Option 2 , and for a permanent solution ON...
by rhaber123
Wed May 23, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: *Syncthing* FREE PC to PC sync between multiple offices
Replies: 6
Views: 26010

Re: *Syncthing* FREE PC to PC sync between multiple offices

just create a separate folder for each file that you would like to sync, and it will do it. create 3 separate folders, a-z folder, Opendental data, and xrays You can create as many folders as you want - read their help instructions for further info According to syncthing, the data is being encrypted...
by rhaber123
Tue May 22, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Kiosk Tablet/Laptop
Replies: 9
Views: 21327

Re: Kiosk Tablet/Laptop

If you followed the instructions and installed the script provided by OD on their KIOSK trouble shooting page http://www.opendental.com/manual/kiosktroubleshooting.html and If your touch keyboard on your surface pro is not popping up in the kiosk mode, the first thing to do is to go to : C:\Program ...
by rhaber123
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: BIRTHDAY MESAGES
Replies: 3
Views: 8629

Re: BIRTHDAY MESAGES

We use Mopensoft SMS plugin, we use it for all of our text messaging services and the bithdays messages http://opendentalsoft.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6551 In the morning, my receptionist start OD, and go to the SMS birthday option in the plugin , and click on it, and all the patients who has a...
by rhaber123
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Electronic Eligibility. How practical?
Replies: 2
Views: 5680

Re: Electronic Eligibility. How practical?

We use it for over a year now with Claim Connect $19/month. Not the best. Good to confirm that your patient is still covered, still eligible. Check the link below , this has been discussed multiple times. Hope it help. 1- This service covers many dental insurance companies, the main ones, but not al...
by rhaber123
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: INSURANCE BENEFITS HISTORY
Replies: 2
Views: 4822

Re: INSURANCE BENEFITS HISTORY

OD already have a way to add a manual entry for a benefit check. We have been doing it for a while now. Below is an example. http://www.drhaber.net/ins4.PNG In the Edit Insurance Plan, after we click on "REQUEST" , all the requests that were made to verify the insurance benefits electronically are s...
by rhaber123
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: INSURANCE BENEFITS HISTORY
Replies: 2
Views: 4822

INSURANCE BENEFITS HISTORY

We check insurance benefits electronically in OD through ClaimConnect. OD has the option to make a "Request" and check the patient eligibility, but this has another advantage. It has the HISTORY button next to it, that allows us to write our notes when we verify or check for eligibility., and that i...
by rhaber123
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance payment not finalized error message
Replies: 8
Views: 20546

Re: Insurance payment not finalized error message

On OD V17.3.70. fixed now. Thank you
by rhaber123
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance payment not finalized error message
Replies: 8
Views: 20546

Re: Insurance payment not finalized error message

Running OD V 15.3 - I had an insurance claim for a child patient that I thought the insurance will pay the parent, so we paid the claim zero, and closed it. But surprisingly, we gat a check on Thursday, as my receptionist can not delete payment after a certain period of time, she asked me to delete ...
by rhaber123
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Sharing
Topic: 2 registration forms, and med hx form
Replies: 6
Views: 33442

Re: 2 registration forms, and med hx form

Click on the bttom Left " Post Reply", The reply page will opem
Again , at the bottom left click on: "Upload Attachment" , a new option will open underneath it. Now you can upload your file.
Will be happy to use your form once uploaded.
by rhaber123
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Sendinc email encryption
Replies: 3
Views: 9368

Re: Sendinc email encryption

sendinc works very well, we have been using it for over a year now. very easy to use with OD v 17.2 or higher, you do not need any plugin... OD added the option to have multiple Email providers, and you can choose which email to send from by clicking on the little drop down arrow in the email module...
by rhaber123
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: manual conversion from dialog dental software
Replies: 5
Views: 10649

Re: manual conversion from dialog dental software

- Open Dental can convert any data that you have if you can provide it to them in a Microsoft Excel Format. Please contact OD conversion team and check with them, they may accept other formats too. - Contact Dialogue support team, if they can assist you to provide such reports in Excel formats - Or ...
by rhaber123
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: manual conversion from dialog dental software
Replies: 5
Views: 10649

Re: manual conversion from dialog dental software

I am not sure if this will work for you. I had to do that when I purchased a practice (over 20 years ago) and I purchased the account receivables too. We used 2 computers, a separate laptop had the old accounts/database, and a regular desktop/ for the new services/database OD 1-Laptop for the OLD so...
by rhaber123
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Advanced features- what are your favorites?
Replies: 6
Views: 13205

Re: Advanced features- what are your favorites?

All forms of communications with the patients: text messaging, online scheduling, online forms, secured emails, calling a patient with just one click, etc...
by rhaber123
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Payment reports
Replies: 4
Views: 9138

Re: Payment reports

Income during a certain period, cash credit checks Query 702 should do it. or try this modified version CHANGE THE DATES ACCORDINGLY /*702 Income during a certain period, cash credt checks*/ SET @FromDate='2017-10-01', @ToDate='2017-10-31'; SELECT A.PayDate AS 'Date', DATE_FORMAT(A.PayDate, "%W") AS...
by rhaber123
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: *Syncthing* FREE PC to PC sync between multiple offices
Replies: 6
Views: 26010

*Syncthing* FREE PC to PC sync between multiple offices

If you have multiple offices, you can sync your data between these offices every 30 -60 seconds https://syncthing.net/ Open Source - Open Protocol - Open Development Alternative to Crashplan - No Cloud services needed - PC to PC backup over the Internet. Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud...
by rhaber123
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Old Trial Version
Replies: 1
Views: 4821

Re: Old Trial Version

http://opendental.com/TrialDownload-15-4-35.exe
FOR VERSION 15-4-35

You still need to use the setup for your specific version. In general, it is in the OpendentImages folder.

http://www.opendental.com/manual/trialv ... ments.html
by rhaber123
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Upgrading OpenDental
Replies: 7
Views: 11559

Re: Upgrading OpenDental

The MYSQL file contain the "data " folder, where you have the "opendental" folder that contains the data. in V7, you may have additional "opendental" folders if you have made some backup in the past, that is why probably the size is larger What you need to compare is the size of the "opendental" fol...
by rhaber123
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Upgrading OpenDental
Replies: 7
Views: 11559

Re: Upgrading OpenDental

Few years ago , I upgraded from OD V7 to V14, but was done by OD staff, and I was told that the newer versions have different tables, and you can not upgrade your database from v7 to v14 in one time, so they had to upgrade to v11, and then upgrade to v14. ALL OD compiled versions are missing the CDT...
by rhaber123
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Remaining year end insurance benefits
Replies: 2
Views: 5532

Re: Remaining year end insurance benefits

need the ability to email, not mail, end of the year benefits
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6669&p=29653&hilit=end+year#p29653
by rhaber123
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: need the ability to email, not mail, end of the year benefit
Replies: 3
Views: 7490

Re: need the ability to email, not mail, end of the year ben

/*356 List of Patients that have not been in since a specific date that have insurance benefits remaining. Includes Insurance Carrier's Name, Patient's Name, Three Phone Numbers, Benefits Remaining, TP Remaining and Last seen date. Assumes everyone has calendar year benefits*/ SET @FromDate='2017-1...
by rhaber123
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: messenger in office? like Eaglesoft messenger?
Replies: 2
Views: 5284

Re: messenger in office? like Eaglesoft messenger?

Open Dental Internal messaging lets you send messages to all workstations in the office. Messages can include text, sound and/or light. They can be To and From specific users, but everyone will see or hear it. http://www.opendental.com/manual/messaging.html Webinar: Introduction to Tasks and Task Li...
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE Electronic Insurance Benefits Verification
Replies: 0
Views: 25996

FREE Electronic Insurance Benefits Verification

To CHECK ELIGIBILITY in OD it takes only one click inside OD. Super EASY To VERIFY Benefit s, now this need more time DentalXchange benefits verification Webpage has it all in one place. You can find most of the insurance companies here in one place, and the benefits will be displayed in an easy to ...
by rhaber123
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Electronic benefit verification
Replies: 5
Views: 14931

Re: Electronic benefit verification

We check our patients insurance benefits directly through the imsurance websites. Easy and free. We started these changes just few months ago and we like it. When you start thinking about it, you may think that it is super hard. Not true. Once setup correctly, you will like it. Most dental insurance...
by rhaber123
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance Plan Report - Current
Replies: 6
Views: 12274

Re: Insurance Plan Report - Current

Income by insurance company for date range

Code: Select all

   

/*70*/ SET @Start='2017-01-01' , @Before='2017-12-30';
/*Adjust above Dates as needed*/
SELECT CarrierName, SUM(CheckAmt) AS $Income
FROM claimpayment
WHERE CheckDate >= @Start
AND CheckDate < @Before
GROUP BY CarrierName; 


by rhaber123
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance Plan Report - Current
Replies: 6
Views: 12274

Re: Insurance Plan Report - Current

query #69 ----/*69 Count of patients by Carrier with procedures completed in date range*/ change the dates accordingly /*69 Count of patients by Carrier with procedures completed in date range*/ SET @FromDate='2000-01-01' , @ToDate='2017-12-31'; /*Adjust above Dates AS needed*/ SELECT carrier.Carrie...
by rhaber123
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance Plan Report - Current
Replies: 6
Views: 12274

Re: Insurance Plan Report - Current

Query #71 Patients' Names and Insurance Names only adjust the dates accordingly /*71*/ SET @Start='2000-01-01' , @Before='2017-12-31'; /*patients name and insurance Adjust above Dates as needed*/ SET @pos=0; SELECT @pos:=@pos+1 AS Count, carrier.CarrierName, patient.PatNum FROM carrier, insplan, cla...
by rhaber123
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance Plan Report - Current
Replies: 6
Views: 12274

Re: Insurance Plan Report - Current

We use this modified query #356 for end of year. It includes email, phone numbers and addresses, if you want to contact or mail your patients After you export the results to an excel documents, you can sort it by the insurance names adjust the dates accordingly /*356 List of Patients that have not b...
by rhaber123
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Assignment of Benefits Confusion
Replies: 9
Views: 17967

Re: Assignment of Benefits Confusion

HAD TO GO BACK TO PAPER :x not my favorite solution :x Until that is fixed, the work around we use in our office: we create a pop up message for those patients who need it : " Paper Claim - INS PAY PATIENT " and in the Insurance Plan Information, we do not enter an Electronic ID or remove it if ther...
by rhaber123
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

For a small office , Hangout will be OK for a pop up notification, but for a larger busier office Checker plus for Gmail will be a better notification option. I think yes you can have another trial on another computer. The license and the trial work per computer , each computer has its own hardware ...
by rhaber123
Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

The plugin allows you to use different providers Google Voice Free option: Correct. With Google voice, when a patient replies it does not post the reply in the patient chart. (Remember to add your patients list to Google Contact list, this will show their name when they reply) 1- Don't set up the Ha...
by rhaber123
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: emailing progress notes
Replies: 9
Views: 13907

Re: emailing progress notes

After reading her previous posts, I think Andrea is in New Zealand
by rhaber123
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

Yes the plugin integrate with Open Dental. All is done from inside Open Dental and records are kept in Open Dental, in the patient chart. (no copy and paste or switching screens are needed) To send a text message, 2 of the things you need are: 1- A software to send the Text messages (Open Dental sof...
by rhaber123
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

The answer is YES. I am not the programmer but just a user. You are using all the text messaging features that are provided by Open Dental. But instead of using a phone number that is provided by Open Dental to send your SMS messages, the plugin allows you to use other SMS providers , and Google Voi...
by rhaber123
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Recall for 4BW and Prophy
Replies: 2
Views: 7232

Re: Recall for 4BW and Prophy

. The recall types and when due are available in the family module, In our office we set up 4 types of recall: Prophy, Perio Maintenance , 4BW, SRP, Pano, etc.... Staff and hygienists are always supposed to check this section before starting ANY treatment, but I think it will work better if the doct...
by rhaber123
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: emailing progress notes
Replies: 9
Views: 13907

Re: emailing progress notes

You need to have Adobe or another program installed on your computer that can create pdf files......(just google for one: How to Add an Adobe PDF Printer ) If you have that, you will get an additional printer in the printer folder: a pdf printer. Now, when you right click on the progress notes and c...
by rhaber123
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Electronic benefit verification
Replies: 5
Views: 14931

Re: Electronic benefit verification

I really do not know. We are not HMO provider. Give them a call
by rhaber123
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Looking for ideas for a better practice merge solution
Replies: 6
Views: 16568

Re: Looking for ideas for a better practice merge solution

I am not sure if this will work for you. The old fashioned way. I did that over 20 years ago. Create 2 data bases on 2 separate computers at the front desk, a laptop and a desktop. 1- laptop: one database for the OLD practice (SELLER) that has all the seller patients info, and you can set their bala...
by rhaber123
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Electronic benefit verification
Replies: 5
Views: 14931

Re: Electronic benefit verification

We use claim connect for claim submissions and benefits verification for over a year now. They used to offer one month free trial , TRY IT. Not the best, but for $15/month it helps. You do not want to import into OD all the benefits received AUTOMATICALLY, because the history of benefits is always a...
by rhaber123
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Cerec SW 4.0 bridge
Replies: 9
Views: 23743

Re: Cerec SW 4.0 bridge

Jason, thanks for your reply. I was busy here. You were right again. I am using Cerec SW4.2.5 Path of file to open: C:\Program Files\Sirona Dental Systems\CADCAM\CEREC\CerPI.exe Optional Command Line arguments: [LName], [FName] 1- you mainly need to find where is the CerPI.exe file, and point to it,...
by rhaber123
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Cerec SW 4.0 bridge
Replies: 9
Views: 23743

Re: Cerec SW 4.0 bridge

You were right. The bridge needs the optional line arguments to create the patient ( - [PatNum];[FName];[LName];). After doing it it works as planned. Thank You for your help. Does Open Dental have an updated bridge to CEREC from Sirona? I could not make the existing one work, or does someone have ...
by rhaber123
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Best practices
Replies: 8
Views: 20842

Re: Best practices

Text messaging through Open Dental E- Services: http://opendentalsoft.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6458, or through a third party: http://opendentalsoft.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5857 - If you are not texting your patients yet for appointments confirmations, recall, rescheduling a cancelled ap...
by rhaber123
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: IOC Snapshot cant use the import button?
Replies: 5
Views: 16127

Re: IOC Snapshot cant use the import button?

If you don't have a fast and duplex scanner, you need to get one to go paperless and make your staff happy Another way is to get a patient's picture from their driver license. in our office, when a patient comes in, and in the Images module, we scan the patient driver license as an image file ...JPG...
by rhaber123
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: IOC Snapshot cant use the import button?
Replies: 5
Views: 16127

Re: IOC Snapshot cant use the import button?

But i need her to be able to import files from like insruance companies etc. Even after the file was imported , you can move it from one folder to another 1- in the Images module, Right click on the file that you want to move 2- click on : info ........a pop up screen open: " Item Info", just pick ...
by rhaber123
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

Glad to hear that the problem is solved, and that you will still use the plugin. I have been using the plugin for few years now, and I never had a problem since we got it. My staff like it. The SMS plugin works with many SMS providers other than Google Voice too , depend on your country. I used it w...
by rhaber123
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

When the trial period end, you are supposed to remove "mopensoft.odplugins.sms.dll" ONLY from C / program files (x86)/OpenDental (that is where it was supposed to be placed if you followed the INSTALLATION instruction, do not delete files) you are NOT supposed to delete files from mysql -> data-> op...
by rhaber123
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

It is good that you found out that it works. In the INSTALLATION instructions above: ==================================================================================================================================== *** When the trial period end, and if you do not buy a license, you must remove " ...
by rhaber123
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Sendinc email encryption
Replies: 3
Views: 9368

Re: Sendinc email encryption

What version of OD are you using? The SMTP plugin will work with OD versions 16.2 or higher To unlock the system, just remove the plugin from Open Dental folder Contact Minh at mopensoft; info@mopensoft.com he did this plugin. probably the trial period expired. You may need to purchase a license The...
by rhaber123
Thu May 25, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: PPO Adjustments
Replies: 3
Views: 9005

Re: PPO Adjustments

With ALL insurance plans, including PPO Percentage plan , we always bill our full fees and Open dental automatically calculates the writeoffs for the claims, if you entered that insurance fee schedule in Open Dental. We always submit our office regular fees and never the insurance reduced fees http:...
by rhaber123
Fri May 12, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 3
Views: 19799

Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

Update: 2019 New Limitation by Google prevent you from using Google Voice for business Google Voice no longer can be used for business. For the Plugin to work, you need a phone number. As the free Google voice can not be used for business, You can still use the Mopensoft SMS plugin now with an andro...
by rhaber123
Wed May 10, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice
Replies: 42
Views: 87303

Re: Free Text Messaging in OD by using Google Voice

Google Voice plugin is working again!!! If you had the google voice plugin and it stopped working, you need to download the NEW "Required DLLs" file, unzip it, copy and paste all the files from this folder into the "Open Dental Folder" ... (C / program files(x86)/OpenDental) https://www.dropbox.com...
by rhaber123
Tue May 02, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: RealTime Eligibility and Benefits with ClaimConnect
Replies: 2
Views: 7863

Re: RealTime Eligibility and Benefits with ClaimConnect

We use Real Time Eligibility - ClaimsConnect for over a year now. We use it mainly to confirm that our existing patients or new patients have dental insurance coverage. When we get the benefits , we do not import it into the patients benefits area, we just keep it in the History. Some times it is to...
by rhaber123
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: VOIP or Landline - SMART CALLER ID - $120 one time only
Replies: 2
Views: 23294

Re: SMART CALLER ID - place CALLS from OD & Landline

"Call clerck" from http://www.callclerk.com has a one time cost of approximately $79 - and no monthly charges after that. Other services are charging $100/month or more. In the past, Weave charged $400-$450/month you need to have caller ID service on your landline Software : CALLCLERK Small Business...
by rhaber123
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE
Replies: 5
Views: 15889

Re: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE - from inside Open Dental

Work very well with NEW PATIENTS. Most of them complete their REGISTRATION, before their appointment. Sendinc is very SIMPLE, and easy to use, for any needed ENCRYPTED Emails. No hassle to create usernames or special passwords. A copy of all ENCRYPTED emails sent to patients is kept in their charts....
by rhaber123
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: How are you using eServices in your practice?
Replies: 8
Views: 18571

Re: How are you using eServices in your practice?

Open Dental allows you to create your own confirmation text and color code Each dentist can create their own confirmation system. We do Email and text confirmation for the last few years and it works GREAT. - When a patient make an appointment 2 weeks or more in advance, the appointment confirmation...
by rhaber123
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE
Replies: 5
Views: 15889

Re: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE - from inside Open Dental

SEND SECURED & ENCRYPTED EMAILS FROM INSIDE OPEN DENTAL NOW Minh at Mopensoft.com created a new plugin, the SMTP plugin , that allows you to use 2 different email providers from inside Open Dental at the same time. 1- You can use the existing email provider that is already setup in OD (Gmail for ex...
by rhaber123
Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: ONLINE SCHEDULING, Sync OD Appointments with Google Calendar
Replies: 53
Views: 231002

Re: ONLINE SCHEDULING, Sync OD Appointments with Google Cale

Yes it does. Try it on your home computer first. I have been using it for over a year now. Once installed, it automatically function and there is no need for a user input after that. The plugin files for OD V16.3.48 are available here. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/k1o9yg1qz8eedez/AAD6sxtm5arfBlk-nzo3i...
by rhaber123
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Prevent Employees From Clocking-in Too Early
Replies: 7
Views: 13754

Re: Prevent Employees From Clocking-in Too Early

There are many "Time Clock" programs or services available online that can satisfy what you are looking for, try to Google that
by rhaber123
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Insurance Alternate Codes
Replies: 9
Views: 22197

Re: Insurance Alternate Codes

I think these are the only 2 options available now. A feature request will be required, an additional programing might solve this, it means , when posting a payment, an option will be available to ad an alternate benefit code by checking/highlighting the procedures that the insurance decided to chan...
by rhaber123
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE
Replies: 5
Views: 15889

FREE ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE

SEND SECURED & ENCRYPTED EMAILS I just signed up for Sendinc today based on suggestions above and I can tell you it's incredibly easy to use. I have no affiliation with them and I've been using their service for about 12 hours, so don't take this as the final word, but my initial results are very p...
by rhaber123
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Call and Text Messaging in OD for users in any country
Replies: 4
Views: 13012

Re: Free Call and Text Messaging in OD for users in any coun

Good to know it is working really well - I am assuming with Remote Phone Call app, very easy and very simple setup for $6 if you are trying to use DIAFAAN as a provider and getting stuck, Contact Minh info@mopensoft.com and he will assist you The plugin instructions above shows how the plugin works ...
by rhaber123
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Visix vs Apteryx
Replies: 6
Views: 17665

Re: Visix vs Apteryx

I think it is the same hardware, just different packaging. I have been using it for almost 3 years now. For the installation I downloaded everything from the schick website. I did not use what came with the sensor. I had no problem. Easy installation Before I purchased the items, I contacted Sirona,...