Medical Insurance

Open Dental has features for medical insurance, making it useful in oral surgery and hospital settings.

See our webinar: Medical Insurance

Turn on Medical Insurance features: In the Main Menu, click Setup, Advanced Setup, Show Features, then select Medical Insurance. Restart Open Dental for the change to take effect.

Insurance Plans

Patients can have unlimited insurance plans. To designate an insurance plan as medical, select the following on the Insurance Plan.

Note: Medical Insurance plans do not list on Appointments.

Medical Procedure Codes

Cross Code medical codes to procedure codes


Medical information can also be entered on the Procedure - Medical Tab.


Create medical claims in the Account Module.


Use Change Healthcare Medical E-Claims or Electronic Dental Services - Medical for medical claims.