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Top 10 Posts of 2019

We’re feeling the air temperature drop, and signs of the impending holiday season are all around us. We hope the posts we’ve brought you this year have helped you save time, manage your revenue, enhance your doctor-patient relationships, and grow your practice.

We’ve pulled the stats. Here are the top 10 posts of 2019:

Tips&Tricks#12Tips and Tricks

This post had tips on transferring your patient’s treatment data to another practice, printing a patient receipt (for FSA reporting, etc.), and what to do if you’ve sent the wrong procedures on a claim.

Morning HuddleMaking the Most of Your Morning Huddle
From our friends at Dental Intelligence, Inc., this post highlighted the impact a well-executed 15-minute huddle could have on your practice.
Don’t miss the free Morning Huddle Blueprint!

Insurance Plans Part 1:insurance
This post discussed the best way to set up the most common types of insurance plans in Open Dental. The Part 2 post covered more complex plan types including capitation and Medicaid/flat co-pay plans.

Our Most Popular Reports, and Using Queriesreports

There are many reports in Open Dental that can help you see how many times you performed a certain procedure, a list of patients by Carrier, or evaluating production and collections, and this post had a thorough review.

new year checklistYour 7-Step New Year Checklist

The 2019 New Year checklist post was a hit, so this year, we issued it a bit early – meet our One Stop Post for Year-End/Start-of-the-Year Tasks to end 2019 on a high note and hit the ground running in 2020.

Software Update: Stable Version 19.2 Highlightssoftware update

Is your Open Dental software up to date? This post highlighted all the exciting new features in v19.2. Version 19.3 will be released as stable soon – stay tuned!

Going Paperless with Open Dental SoftwarePaperless

This post was full of ways to go paperless or improve how paperless your practice is. Are you using the tools in the software that will help you reach your paperless goals?

Insurance ClaimManaging Your Patient Accounts Part 1

The first in a 3-part series was All About Claims. Don’t miss Part 2 on Adjustments and Account Procs, and Part 3 on Repeating & Recurring Charges and Payment Plans.

How to Send End-Of-Year Letters to Patients with Remaining BenefitsBenefits_End-of-Year-Letters

It’s an annual thing, and we hope the webinars and tips in this post helped you customize and send letters quickly & easily.



Drum roll, please. The top post of 2019 was…

Installing Open Dental on Additional Workstations in Your PracticeInstalling Open Dental

This post had everything you need to know to prepare for, install, and follow-up after installing Open Dental on additional workstations in your practice. (If this sounds familiar, you’re right – this was the top post in 2018 as well!)

Thank you for your readership this past year. We look forward to continuing to serve up information to you in 2020 that will help you grow and improve your practice, and utilize all the tools in the software to the fullest.

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