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Webinars and Tutorials

What are Webinars?
Open Dental Webinars are free online Training seminars led by Open Dental Trainers and open to participants across the globe. Attendees in live webinars can ask questions and give feedback, all while using their own computer or mobile device. Tutorials are also available (see below).

System Requirements
PC-based attendees - Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees - Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
Mobile attendees - iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet
Prerecorded webinars - Windows 2000 or higher only.

Refer to a getting started checklist for initial setup information that should be entered before participating in a webinar:

Upcoming Live Webinars
Click REGISTER to register each attendee (one registration per device). You will receive a confirmation email with instructions. Space is limited. Check back often for additional topics and dates. All times are Pacific Time.

Open Dental Basics

  • Thursday, July 6th from 9:00 am to 10:30 am PDT REGISTER
  • Thursday, August 17th from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm PDT REGISTER

Recorded Webinars
These are recordings of previous live webinars. Click on a link to view the webinar agenda and pre-recorded YouTube video. Some webinars link directly to YouTube because they do not have an agenda. Some webinars are still in GoToMeeting, so you may be asked to enter your email.

Common Topics

  1. Open Dental Basics
  2. Procedure Buttons and Appointment Quick Adds
  3. Cannot Send Claims Due to Missing Data
  4. Monthly Reports
  5. Income Transfers
  6. Appointment Views
  7. Tooth Chart Graphics
  8. Payments Report
  9. Time Cards
  10. Clinical Notes
  11. Creating Insurance Checks
  12. Payment Not Finalized Error

Also see Frequently Asked Questions.

Trial Version (YouTube)

Conversions (YouTube)



Account module:

Chart module: 

Manage module:

Task Lists


Appointment Lists: 



Treatment Plan:




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