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Program Bridges 

Within Open Dental you can link to external programs that you use within your practice. We call these links "bridges", and all you need to do is Set Up a Program Link. Below is a list of program bridges included with Open Dental, with links to detailed setup information.  

Imaging Software
The best way to link an imaging program to Open Dental is with a bridge. Open Dental works well with imaging programs you purchase from your hardware vendor or with independent software. 

We pursue all requests for basic imaging bridges. There may be a handful of imaging software companies that have not responded to our contact attempts for bridging details. These requests are put on hold until we hear from the imaging software company. We do not recommend any particular brand of sensor or software. If you want to use a software that we do not bridge to, please let us know. We will immediately get to work if it is possible. For a list of companies that manufacture hardware and software, see Imaging Hardware and Software.

When you set up a bridge, you can optionally add a button to a module toolbar that launches the program. Within Open Dental, the digital images will not be visible in the patient's Chart, or Images module automatically, but you can choose to import them.

Click a link to view additional setup information.

AFP Imaging Evasoft (also see AFP Imaging) QSI Image (see Apteryx)
Apteryx Ewoo EasyDent RayMage
Apteryx XV Web Florida Probe Romexis (see Planmeca)
Apixia Fona OrisWin (see Trophy Enhanced) Scanora
Belmont XV (see Apteryx) Gendex VixWin ScanX Visix (uses TigerView bridge)
BioPAK Genoray Triana Schick CDR Dicom
CADI (see MediaDent) HandyDentist Sigma Image XRV (see Apteryx)
Camsight iCat Sirona SIDEXIS XG
Carestream Image FX (see Patient Gallery) SMARTDent
CaptureLink Image XL (see Apteryx) Sopro
Cerec iRYS Soredex Optime (see Digora)
CleaRay Kodak (see Trophy) SpeedVision (see Lightyear Speedvision)
Cliniview (also see Apteryx) Lightyear (see Apteryx) TigerView
ClioSoft Lightyear SpeedVision (no longer sold) Triana
DBSwin by Duerr LynxVision Pro (see Apteryx) Trophy, Trophy Enhanced
DDS Works (see Apteryx) MaxiViewer (see Apteryx) Tscan
DentalEye MediaDent Vatech (see Ewoo EasyDent)
DentalStudio MiPACS Vipersoft (now Dentrix Clarity. No longer sold)
DentiMax Advanced (see Apteryx) MPDx (see Apteryx) VisionDent (see Apteryx)
Dentio (see Camsight) OneView (see Apteryx) Visix (uses TigerView bridge)
Dent-x ProImage (see AFP Imaging) Oriview (see Apteryx) visOra
Dexis OrthoPlex VistaDent
Digora Soredex Optime Owandy VixWin (old)
Dimaxis (see Planmeca) Patient Gallery VixWin (new) (see Gendex)
Dolphin Patterson Imaging VixWinBase41 
Dr. Ceph Planmeca VixWinBase36
Dr. Suni (see Apteryx) PreXion XDR
DXIS Prof Suni (see Apteryx) XL Dent (see Apteryx)
Ei Sensors (see Apteryx) Progeny XVlite (see Apteryx)
Electronic Rx ProImage (see AFP Imaging) Z-Image
Eva (see AFP Imaging) QuickVision (see Owandy)  
It is usually very complex or not possible to go from unbridged imaging to bridged. The exception is Patterson Imaging.

We do not have bridges for the following programs because there has been no demand for them.
ZoomImage from Discus (no longer sold)

Other Programs
Audaxceph: X-ray analysis software
Text Messaging
Central Data Storage: Offsite STaaS (storage as a service)
Demandforce: Marketing and communication platform for dental practices
Dental Intel: Integrates your practice management and accounting system data.
DentalTek: Cloud hosting, VOIP phones, patient communications.
Divvy: Direct mail
Easy Notes Pro 
Evernote: Note-taking software
eClinicalWorks: Medical practice management software
TeleVox HouseCalls: Appointment reminders
Insurance Answers Plus: Database of insurance coverage organized by employer and plan
Microsoft Office/Open Office
: Medical practice management software
NewCrop - see Electronic Prescriptions
PandaPerio: Periodontal charting software
PayConnect: Credit card processing
PerioPal: Voice activated software for periodontal examinations
Podium: Send review invitations to new and recurring patients.
PracticeWeb Reports
PT Dental, PT Dental Update: Paperless technologies
Rapid Call : Automated voicemail message deployment
Smile Reminder: Patient messaging, bridges to Open Dental
Trojan: Insurance benefit information.
X-Charge: Credit card processing

See also Vendors - Supplemental Services.

Imaging Systems
Panoramic: X-rays


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