Dentistry is an ever-evolving field, and CDT codes are critical to the everyday workings of dental practices. To find the most current and correct codes, dentists and their dental teams can trust CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology. This crucial coding tool also comes with the CDT e-book and app.
2021 code changes include:
- 28 new codes
- 7 revised codes
- 4 deleted codes
CDT 2021 contains new codes for:
- Testing to identify patients who may be infected with SARS-CoV-2 (aka COVID-19)
- Counseling for the control and prevention of adverse oral, behavioral, and systemic health effects associated with high-risk substance use, including vaping
- Medicament application for the prevention of caries
- Image captures done through teledentistry by a licensed practitioner to forward to another dentist for interpretation.
The codes are developed by the ADA and are the only HIPAA-recognized code set for dentistry. Includes ICD-10-CM codes related to dental procedures. Use the app with iOS, Android or any web-enabled device; enables instant searching by code, category or keyword. For accuracy, efficiency and peace of mind, CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology is an essential resource for every dental practice.