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Sheets:  Label Setup 

There are three types of Sheets that are used to print individual labels:

  • LabelPatient:  Prints patient information.
  • LabelCarrier:  Prints insurance carrier information.
  • LabelReferral:  Prints referral information.

Open Dental has 9 internal label sheets. Labels can be customized by changing an internal sheet or creating a new custom label. To print a single label, see Labels.

Internal Sheet Description Type What prints
Label Patient Mail LabelPatient patient's first name, last name, address
Label PatientLFAddress LabelPatient patient's last name, first nname, address
LabelPatientLFChartNumber LabelPatient patient's last name, first name, chart number
Label PatientLFPatNum LabelPatient patient's last name, first name, patient number
Label Patient Radiograph LabelPatient patient's Last Name, First Name, birthdate, primary provider name and today's date and time
Label text LabelPatient  
Label Carrier LabelCarrier insurance carrier name, address
Label Referral LabelReferral referral name, address
Label Appointment LabelAppointment patient's first and last name, appointment date and time, length

Customize a Label
To customize a label, create a custom sheet with the correct type. 

  1. In the Main Menu, click Setup, Sheets
  2. Copy a label or create a new one.
    • Highlight an internal Label and click Copy. 
    • Highlight a custom Label, then click Duplicate to copy it.
    • Click New to create a new custom sheet and select the correct Label type. 
    • Double click an existing custom Label to edit.

  1. Change the label as desired. 
    Edit Properties
    Sheet Elements and Options

Assign a Label to the Toolbar Label Button
By default, when Label is clicked in the Toolbar, the internal Label Patient Mail prints.  To change the label that is printed:

  1. In the Main Menu, click Setup, Sheets.
  2. On the Sheet Def window, click the dropdown for 'Label assigned to patient button' and select the label.  Default refers to the internal Label Patient Mail. If custom labels exist, they will be options.

  1. Click OK to save.


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