Letters, Labels, Envelopes

There are several options when you want to generate letters or labels for patients or referrals.

Patient Letters: Create letters for one patient at a time in Open Dental. To customize templates, see Patient Letter Setup.

Referral Letters: Create letters for one referral at a time in Open Dental. To customize templates, see Referral Letter Setup.

Treatment Finder Letters: Generate letters and/or labels for single or multiple patients from the Treatment Finder Report. Another option is to export patient information as a .txt or .xls file for use in another program. To customize templates see Patient Letter Setup.

Mail Merge in Word: Use a query to pull patient information from Open Dental, then export it to .txt or .xls file. Use Mail Merge in Word to generate letters, envelopes, labels, etc. for many patients at once. Refer to Microsoft Word Help.

OpenOffice.org Form Letter: Use a query to pull patient information from Open Dental, then export it to .txt or .xls file. Use Open Office to generate letters, envelopes, labels, etc. for many patients at once. Refer to Open Office Help.

Labels: Print individual labels or sheets of labels in Open Dental. To customize labels see Individual Label Setup.

Letter Merge: This is an older outdated feature that merges single patients into a letter in Microsoft Word. Rarely used anymore.