Dental School Setup

In the Main Menu, click Setup, Dental Schools.

The Dental Schools feature in Open Dental assists large dental or hygiene schools track students.

To turn on dental school features, in the Main Menu, click Setup, Advanced Setup, Show Features. Check the box for Dental Schools.

An important Dental School Security issue is making sure all users are assigned to a user group. User groups determine a user's security permissions. To automate this process, you can assign default user groups for instructors and students.

Students: Click [...] to select the user group that will be assigned to all students.

Instructors: Click [...] to select the user group that will be assigned to all instructors.

Click OK to save your changes.

The user group can also be changed individually. See Security.

To setup classes, see Dental School Classes.

To setup courses, see Dental School Courses.