How do bridge Open Dental to Easydent4 or EzDenti?

Written on May 16, 2018

OpenDental supports bridging to both Easydent4 as well as EzDent-i. Please consult with your qualified IT consultant or OpenDental support,. the following guide is provided as a reference only and subject to change with out notice.

Note: Vatech America service can not assist with linking the 3rd party software.

Open Dental Cloud (Cloud based)

Open Dental Cloud based supports the SDK just as the local installation but you will need to follow this guide directly on Open Dental's website.

Open Dental Cloud based Integration Instructions (Click here)

Open Dental (Local Software install)

  • Open - OpenDental software - be sure you are logged in as an administrator account.
  • In the main menu, click Setup, Program Links.

  • Double click on 'EwooEZDent from'


  • Check the Enabled box.Verify the Path of file to open.



  • EZDent-i, 2.3.6 -or- Older version:  Path to open with:C:\Program Files (x86)\VATECH\EzDent-i\Bin\VTEzDent-iLoader32.exe
  • EZDent-i, 3.0.0 -or- Newer version:  Path to open with:C:\Program Files (x86)\VATECH\EzDent-i\Bin\VTE2Loader32.exe
  • Alternativly - VTEzBridge.exe can also be used for either version*


Adding EzDent-i button to tool bar:

  • Double click on a row in Additional Properties to change settings.You can use the PatNum (enter 0) or ChartNum (enter 1) as the patient ID.
  • Set up a clickable bridge button.Under 'Add a button to these toolbars', highlight where to display the button.Enter the 'Text on button'.(Optional) Import an image to show on the button (22 x 22 pixels).Click OK.

Note: Use Local Path Override when trying to set up bridge on one workstation that has a different path then the one used above. Ex if Ezdent-I or Easydent 4 were installed in a different location path as these settings affect all Open Dental configurations. One setting for all PCs on network.


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