Medical Insurance

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

See our webinar: Medical Insurance

To see medical features in Open Dental, enable Medical Insurance in Show Features.

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.

To create a medical claim, use the New Claim dropdown, then click Medical.


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