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The following copyright notice applies to Ontario users:

The ODA Suggested Fee Guide which is included in the Open Dental Software Inc. software and the copyright therin, is owned by the Ontario Dental Association and may be used soley in conjunction with the Open Dental software under licence from the Ontario Dental Association. The "ODA Suggested Fee Guide", "ODA Suggested Fee Guide for General Practitioners", "ODA Design" and "ODA" are trademarks of the Ontario Dental Association.

Import Fee Schedules
Importing Canada fee schedules is available in version 12.4.26 and greater. 

  • Ontario Dental Assocation (ODA): Due to copyright issues, downloading ODA fee guides requires updating Open Dental versions. The version required is noted in the fee guide list below.
    Per the ODA, procedure codes that have a fee range will default to the minimum value. Higher values must be entered manually.
  • British Columbia Pacific Blue Cross: Contact Open Dental support to download fees. We need to verify access to the PBC portal before import. 
  • Quebec: Contact Open Dental support to download fees.  We need to verify your eligibility.  As required by ACDQ, only fee schedules for the current year and next year can be downloaded.  Prior years are no longer available.
  • New Brunswick: You will need to download all relevant fee sched files, one at a time, to create a consolidated fee schedule that has all fees. Each download will only affect fees for procedure codes that are included in the specific file; fees for procedures not included in the file will not be overridden.
  • We do not include fee guides for the Denturist Assocation of Canada (DAC).

If you need assistance from technical support to download a fee guide, you must currently be on support. This includes fee guides that require us to verify eligibility or access (e.g. BCPBC and ACDQ fee guides).

We recommend making a copy of the original fee schedule for reference, then importing the new fees into the original fee schedule. This will replace the fees in the original.  By doing it this way you will not need to reassign fee schedules due to name changes.

Create a copy of the original fee schedule:

  1. Create a new Fee Schedule (e.g. UCR2014_copy). 
  2. In the Procedure Codes List, click Fee Tools (lower right).
  3. Under Choose Settings, select the fee schedule to copy (the original).
  4. Under Copy To, select the fee schedule to copy the fees into (e.g. the new fee schedule, UCR2014_copy). 
  5. Click Copy. The new fee schedule will now be a copy of your original fee schedule.

Import fees into the original fee schedule:

  1. Clear the original fee schedule:
    1. Click Fee Tools.
    2. Under Choose Settings, select the original fee schedule.
    3. Click Clear to remove the fees from the original fee schedule. 
  2. Import the new fees into the original fee schedule:
    1. Click Fee Tools.
    2. Under Choose Settings, select the original fee schedule.
    3. Click Import Canada. A password may be required. 
      If you have not cleared the fees (fees exist in the original), you will receive a warning. Choose OK to proceed, or Cancel to close without importing (See Clear the original fee schedule above).
    4. The Fee Sched Pick Remote window displays all of the fee schedules currently available for download.  To import, double click on a fee schedule or select it then click OK. A message will indicate when the import if finished.

You can download multiple fee sched files into a single fee schedule. Each download will only affect fees for procedure codes that are included in the specific file; fees for procedures not included in the file will not be overridden.

Fee Schedule Descriptions
Fee schedule names begin with the two character province code, followed by the carrier abbreviation, followed by the year. For example, 'BC_BCDA_2016' represents the British Columbia Dental Association fee schedule for 2016.

Alberta Dental Assistance for Seniors Program (DASP):
AB_DASP_2015_GP.txt - 2015 DASP fee guide for General Practitioners
AB_DASP_2015_PR.txt - 2015 DASP fee guide for Prosthodontics
AB_DASP_2015_SP.txt - 2015 DASP fee guide for Specialists

Alberta Blue Cross Dental Schedule (BCDS)
AB_BCDS_2016_GP.txt - 2016 BCDS fee guide for General Practitioners

Alberta Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)
AB_NIHB_2017_EN.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for Endodontics
AB_NIHB_2017_GP.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for General Practitioners
AB_NIHB_2017_OT.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for Orthodontics
AB_NIHB_2017_PA.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for Paediatrics
AB_NIHB_2017_PathO.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide
AB_NIHB_2017_PE.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for Periodontics
AB_NIHB_2017_PR.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for Prosthodontists
AB_NIHB_2017_Radio.txt - 2017 NIHB fee guide for Radiographs

AB_NIHB_2015_AN.txt - 2015 NIHB fee guide for Anesthesiologists
AB_NIHB_2015_EN.txt - 2015 NIHB fee guide for Endodontics
AB_NIHB_2015_GP.txt - 2015 NIHB fee guide for General Practitioners
AB_NIHB_2015_PA.txt - 2015 NIHB fee guide for Paediatrics
AB_NIHB_2015_PE.txt - 2015 NIHB fee guide for Periodontics
AB_NIHB_2015_PR.txt - 2015 NIHB fee guide for Prosthodontists

British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA):
BC_BCDA_2017_GP.txt
BC_BCDA_2017_GPOOC.txt
BC_BCDA_2017_PA.txt
BC_BCDA_2017_PE.txt

BC_BCDA_2016_GP.txt - 2016 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners
BC_BCDA_2016_GPOOC.txt - 2016 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners Out of Office Care
BC_BCDA_2016_PA.txt - 2016 BCDA fee guide for Paediatrics
BC_BCDA_2016_PE.txt - 2016 BCDA fee guide for Periodontics

BC_BCDA_2015_GP.txt - 2015 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners -
BC_BCDA_2015_GPOOC.txt - 2015 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners Out of Office Care
BC_BCDA_2015_PA.txt - 2015 BCDA fee guide for Paediatrics
BC_BCDA_2015_PE.txt - 2015 BCDA fee guide for Periodontics

BC_BCDA_2014_GP.txt - 2014 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners
BC_BCDA_2014_GPOOC.txt - 2014 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners Out of Office Care
BC_BCDA_2014_PEDO.txt - 2014 BCDA fee guide for Paediatrics
BC_BCDA_2014_PERIO.txt - 2014 BCDA fee guide for Periodontics

BC_BCDA_2013_GP.txt - 2013 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners
BC_BCDA_2013_GPOOC.txt - 2013 BCDA fee guide for General Practitioners Out of Office Care
BC_BCDA_2013_PEDO.txt - 2013 BCDA fee guide for Paediatrics
BC_BCDA_2013_PERIO.txt - 2013 BCDA fee guide for Periodontics

British Columbia Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB):
BC_NIHB_2012.txt - 2012 British Columbia fee guide for Non-Insured Health Benefits

British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance: (Contact Open Dental support to import)
BC_PBC_2017.txt - 2017 British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance
BC_PBC_2016.txt - 2016 British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance
BC_PBC_2015.txt - 2015 British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance
BC_PBC_2014.txt - 2014 British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance
BC_PBC_2013.txt - 2013 British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance
BC_PBC_2012.txt - 2012 British Columbia fee guide for Pacific Blue Cross insurance

New Brunswick Dental Society (NBDS):
NB_NBDS_2017_ABBR.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Abbreviated Guide
NB_NBDS_2017_DG.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Diagnostics
NB_NBDS_2017_EN.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Endodontics
NB_NBDS_2017_GP.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for General Practitioners
NB_NBDS_2017_OS.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
NB_NBDS_2017_OT.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Orthodontics
NB_NBDS_2017_PE.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Periodontics
NB_NBDS_2017_PRF.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Fixed
NB_NBDS_2017_PRR.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Removable
NB_NBDS_2017_PV.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Prevention
NB_NBDS_2017_RE.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Restoration
NB_NBDS_2017_SP.txt - 2017 NBDS fee guide for Specialists

NB_NBDS_2016_ABBR.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Abbreviated Guide
NB_NBDS_2016_DG.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Diagnostics
NB_NBDS_2016_EN.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Endodontics
NB_NBDS_2016_GP.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for General Practitioners
NB_NBDS_2016_OS.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
NB_NBDS_2016_OT.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Orthodontics
NB_NBDS_2016_PE.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Periodontics
NB_NBDS_2016_PRF.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Fixed
NB_NBDS_2016_PRR.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Removable
NB_NBDS_2016_PV.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Prevention
NB_NBDS_2016_RE.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Restoration
NB_NBDS_2016_SP.txt - 2016 NBDS fee guide for Specialists

NB_NBDS_2015_ABBR.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Abbreviated Guide
NB_NBDS_2015_DG.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Diagnostics
NB_NBDS_2015_EN.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Endodontics
NB_NBDS_2015_GP.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for General Practitioners
NB_NBDS_2015_OS.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
NB_NBDS_2015_OT.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Orthodontics
NB_NBDS_2015_PE.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Periodontics
NB_NBDS_2015_PV.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Prevention
NB_NBDS_2015_PRF.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Fixed
NB_NBDS_2015_PRR.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Removable
NB_NBDS_2015_RE.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Restoration
NB_NBDS_2015_SP.txt - 2015 NBDS fee guide for Specialists

NB_NBDS_2014_ABBR.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Abbreviated Guide
NB_NBDS_2014_DG.tx - t2014 NBDS fee guide for Diagnostics
NB_NBDS_2014_EN.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Endodontics
NB_NBDS_2014_GP.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for General Practitioners
NB_NBDS_2014_OS.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
NB_NBDS_2014_OT.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Orthodontics
NB_NBDS_2014_PE.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Periodontics
NB_NBDS_2014_PV.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Prevention
NB_NBDS_2014_PRF.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Fixed
NB_NBDS_2014_PRR.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Prosthodontics Removable
NB_NBDS_2014_RE.txt - 2014 NBDS fee guide for Restoration

Nova Scotia Dental Association (NSDA):
NS_NSDA_2017_GP.txt - 2017 NSDA fee guide for General Practitioners
NS_NSDA_2017_SP.txt - 2017 NSDA fee guide for Specialists

NS_NSDA_2016_GP.txt - 2016 NSDA fee guide for General Practitioners
NS_NSDA_2016_SP.txt - 2016 NSDA fee guide for Specialists

NS_NSDA_2015_GP.txt - 2015 NSDA fee guide for General Practitioners
NS_NSDA_2015_SP.txt - 2015 NSDA fee guide for Specialists

NS_NSDA_2014_GP.txt - 2014 NSDA fee guide for General Practitioners
NS_NSDA_2014_SP.txt - 2014 NSDA fee guide for Specialists

Ontario Dental Assocation (ODA):

v.16.2.72 or 16.3.35 or greater required
ON_ODA_2017_AN.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists
ON_ODA_2017_EN.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Endodontists
ON_ODA_2017_GP.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners
ON_ODA_2017_OS.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
ON_ODA_2017_PA.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists
ON_ODA_2017_PE.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Periodontists
ON_ODA_2017_PR.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists

v. 15.3.32 or 15.4.4 or greater required
ON_ODA_2016_AN.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists
ON_ODA_2016_EN.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Endodontists
ON_ODA_2016_GP.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners
ON_ODA_2016_OS.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
ON_ODA_2016_PA.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists
ON_ODA_2016_PE.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Periodontists
ON_ODA_2016_PR.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists

v. 14.3.24 or greater required
ON_ODA_2015_AN.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists.
ON_ODA_2015_EN.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Endodontists.
ON_ODA_2015_GP.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners.
ON_ODA_2015_LTC.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Dental Treatment Services for Patients in Long-Term Care Homes.
ON_ODA_2015_OS.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
ON_ODA_2015_PA.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists
ON_ODA_2015_PE.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Periodontists
ON_ODA_2015_PR.txt - 2015 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists

v. 13.2.21 or greater required
ON_ODA_2014_AN.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists
ON_ODA_2014_EN.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for Endodontists 
ON_ODA_2014_GP.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners 
ON_ODA_2014_OS.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
ON_ODA_2014_PA.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists 
ON_ODA_2014_PE.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for Periodontists 
ON_ODA_2014_PR.txt - 2014 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists

v. 13.2 or greater required
ON_ODA_2013_AN.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists
ON_ODA_2013_EN.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for Endodontists 
ON_ODA_2013_GP.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners 
ON_ODA_2013_OS.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons 
ON_ODA_2013_PA.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists 
ON_ODA_2013_PE.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for Periodontists 
ON_ODA_2013_PR.txt - 2013 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists

Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO)
ON_HSO_2017_GP.txt
ON_HSO_2017_HYG.txt
ON_HSO_2017_SP.txt

ON_HSO_2016.txt - 2016 Healthy Smiles Ontario fee guide.

Ontario Dental Hygienists' Association (ODHA):
ON_ODHA_2017.txt - 2017 ODHA fee guide
ON_ODHA_2016.txt - 2016 ODHA fee guide
ON_ODHA_2015.txt - 2015 ODHA fee guide
ON_ODHA_2014.txt - 2014 ODHA fee guide

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) (MCSS):
ON_ODSP_2017_GP.txt - 2017 ODSP fee guide for General Practitioners
ON_ODSP_2017_HYG.txt - 2017 ODSP fee guide for Hygienists
ON_ODSP_2017_SP.txt - 2017 ODSP fee guide for Specialists
ON_ODSP_2009_GP.txt - 2009 ODSP fee guide for General Practitioners
ON_ODSP_2009_SP.txt - 2009 ODSP fee guide for Specialists

Ontario Non-Insured Health Benefits Fee Guide (NIHB)
ON_NIHB_2017.AN.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists
ON_NIHB_2017.EN.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Endodontists
ON_NIHB_2017.GP.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners
ON_NIHB_2017.OS.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
ON_NIHB_2017.PA.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists 
ON_NIHB_2017.PE.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Periodontists
ON_NIHB_2017.PR.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists
ON_NIHB_2017.RA.txt - 2017 ODA fee guide for Radiographs

ON_NIHB_2016.AN.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Anesthesiologists
ON_NIHB_2016.EN.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Endodontists 
ON_NIHB_2016.GP.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for General Practitioners 
ON_NIHB_2016.OS.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons 
ON_NIHB_2016.PA.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Paediatric Dentists 
ON_NIHB_2016.PE.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Periodontists
ON_NIHB_2016.PR.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Prosthodontists
ON_NIHB_2016.RA.txt - 2016 ODA fee guide for Radiographs

Quebec Dental Association (ACDQ): As required by ACDQ, only fee schedules for the current year and next year are available for download.
QC_ACDQ_2017.txt - 2017 ACDQ fee guide. Contact Open Dental support to import.
QC_ACDQ_2016.txt - 2016 ACDQ fee guide. Contact Open Dental support to import.
QC_ACDQ_2015.txt - 2015 ACDQ fee guide. No longer available.
QC_ACDQ_2014.txt - 2014 ACDQ fee guide. No longer available. 

Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons Fee Guide (CDSS)
SK_CDSS_2017_GP.txt - 2017 CDSS fee guide for General Practitioners
SK_CDSS_2017_SP.txt - 2017 CDSS fee guide for Specialists
SK_CDSS_2016_GP.txt - 2016 CDSS fee guide for General Practitioners
SK_CDSS_2016_SP.txt - 2016 CDSS fee guide for Specialists

Saskatchewan Non-Insured Health Benefits Fee Guide (NIHB)
SK_NIHB_2016_AN.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for Anesthesiologists
SK_NIHB_2016_EN.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for Endodontists
SK_NIHB_2016_GP.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for General Practitioners
SK_NIHB_2016_OT.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for Orthodontics
SK_NIHB_2016_PA.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for Paediatrics
SK_NIHB_2016_PE.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for Periodontics
SK_NIHB_2016_PR.txt - 2016 NIHB fee guide for Prosthodontics

Saskatchewan Supplementary Health Benefits (SSHB)
SK_SSHB_2015_GP.txt - 2016 SSHB fee guide for General Practitioners
SK_SSHB_2015_SP.txt - 2016 SSHB fee guide for Specialists

We can add more fee schedules as requested.  Send requests to vendor.relations@opendental.com.  To expedite response time, please provide the contact information, including URL, for the organization that produced the fee schedule, and any other useful information.  We will research the legal ramifications to determine if we can add the fee schedule. 

 

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