Each office can have their own internal wiki, similar to wikipedia.

In the Main Menu, click Tools, Wiki.

The home page will open. Multiple wiki pages can be open at once. A wiki can be useful for posting employee policies, sharing troubleshooting information, keeping lists, etc. Blue text indicates a link to another page, folder, file or URL.

Wiki pages are displayed in html in a browser control inside of Open Dental. Pages are not stored internally as html; they are only processed from Wiki Markup to html as they are displayed. Users only edit the wiki markup, and have no direct control over the actual html results. This results in consistent pages and fast editing. An instant preview lets users see changes as they are made.

Data is stored in the Open Dental database. Images are stored in the A to Z Folder in the wiki subfolder.

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Search Results

Search results are listed in this order:

  1. Pages that have matching keywords, listed alphabetically.
  2. Pages that have matching characters in the Page Name, listed alphabetically.
  3. Pages that have matching characters anywhere in the content, listed alphabetically.

To exclude content from the results, click the Ignore Content checkbox.

To only view previously archived pages, click Archived Only.


If you receive an unhandled exception when trying to access a Wiki page (e.g. no ending tag), try following these steps:

  1. In the main menu, click Tools, Wiki.
  2. Click Search, then select the corrupt page.
  3. On the error, click Continue.
  4. Click OK.
  5. On the error, click Continue.
  6. Click Edit and manually fix the page, or click History and revert to a previous version of the page.