We have some of the most satisfied users in the industry. Here are some quotes along with links to the original postings:
...you will be hard pressed to find an unhappy OD user in this forum. I have used OD for almost 2 years. I have been very happy. We use the digital chart, bridge to our digital radiograph software and electronically bill insurance with no problems. Not only is the program free but the support I have recieved for the most part has been excellent and is very reasonably priced.
I converted from Softdent 8 months ago, it has been a great move. The quality of the product and support costs make OD outstanding value. There have been multiple updates since I have been a user, totally diferent than the stagnant program I used to use. You will not be sorry if you become an OD user.
We love OD, you will not be disappointed. We used to use Dentrix for 12 years, and I have used Total Recall for 5. I used Mogo, & Eaglesoft all before at other offices, as well as tried out many other "trial" programs from other places, and Open Dental is second to none overall. You can't beat the features, and responsiveness to your questions on this forum from other users as well as Jordan himself. Upgrades? They are slick. You can do them usually in a few minutes, where I remember with Dentrix usually it took me hours to get it to install properly on all my workstations.
Converted from Mogo since 2005. Eversince, 7 more offices from Nevada have used this software.
I highly recommend open dental. I thought my office was high tech, until I switched to Open Dental. Being an open source program, I feel the sky is the limit. The support is unsurpassed. You would be extremely satisfied with it's capabilities.
I am in software industry for almost twenty years. My wife is a dentist. I get to check out a lot of dental software at the A-D-A conventions and in many dental offices. A lot of them are not of good quality and outrageously expensive. Open Dental is a great product with latest technology (.NET and mysql database server). .... overall this is a GREAT product, and inexpensive. I am even more amazed that it is developed by a dentist. Buy it. It cannot go wrong.
I have been practicing for 25 years. I have been computerized for over 20 years but only started using Open Dental 2 months ago. I was using a PMS that was not meeting my needs so I was considering Dentrix, Eaglesoft, Softdent, Practice Works, etc. ...my budget would have permitted me to choose any of the PMS software programs but at the end of the day, I chose Open Dental. ... I went with Open Dental and I have not regretted it. ... their conversion department has bent over backwards to help me. I have been quite pleased with their telephone training, their tech support, their responsiveness to help with issues I have encountered, etc.
I've been practicing for 23 years in my hometown... YES. It's a wonderful choice. The price is right and the software is outstanding. When we started using OD in 2005... As for the support and compatibility issues, I think OD probably has the best support in the business and probably bridges to more software than any other practice management system. You have a choice in clearinghouses for sending your claims; you have a choice in digital X=ray and imaging companies. Ask if any of those other softwares let you have those choices.
I would only reccomend Open Dental. I have been computerized since 1992 with clinical workstations since 2002. I have used Easy Dental (DOS), TDOCS and Alta Point. All excellent software in their own right. The same problem always crept up and caused me to change, support. Either lack of or inefficency. I changed to OD because of the open system.
Would I recommend OD? Absolutely, no question. We had in house demos from all the major players and downloaded and used the free demo from OD. At the end of the day, OD was the best option hands down, and the best part is was 10K cheaper than the others. We have needed some minimal tech support and compared to Easy Dental, it is not even comparable, OD has the problem fixed before I would have been able to talk to someone at Easy Dental. If the Dentrix guy tells you to look out for OD, they are scared and just using a saled pitch.
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