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ADA Dental Coding Certificate: Assessment-Based CDT Program (books included)

As the source of dental procedure codes, the ADA has answered thousands of members’ coding questions over the years. Based on this experience, the ADA created this training course to ensure your dental team understands CDT codes and how to use them correctly.

With this course you will also receive the CDT 2021 and Coding Companion Kit which is required as reference to be able to complete the course. The kit includes:

• CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology print book and e-book
• CDT 2021 Coding Companion: Training Guide for the Dental Team print book and e-book
• CDT 2021 App for computers, iOS and Android

Shipping note: Print books will be sent when in stock on or after September 8.

This course also offers extensive practice identifying codes that apply to common procedures and treatments. After successfully passing the assessment, you will earn 4 CE hours.

Learning objectives:
Understand key terms used in dental coding
Confidently complete the ADA Dental Claim Form
Effectively use the CDT manual and its companion to find the right codes in real-world settings
Become familiar with the 12 service categories and how codes are structured

For the version of the course without accompanying books, click here.

Note to CE Online subscribers: The ADA Dental Coding Certificate program is a premium course and not included in the your subscription.


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February 2021 ADA Dental Coding Certificate Live-Streamed Course (books included)

NOTE: THE PERSON ATTENDING MUST REGISTER THEMSELVES.  Do not register under someone else's name. Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

Join coding experts, Christopher Bulnes, DMD, Steven Snyder, DDS, and Mark MiHalo, DDS during this virtual course to extend and hone attendees coding expertise. The CDT Dental Coding course will provide necessary foundational knowledge, skill practice and reinforcement to participants in order to accurately file claims using the CDT codes.

This course will provide learners with the resources they need to support performance on the job and enable them to practice using these resources in realistic scenario-based simulations they might encounter during a typical workday.

After the course, attendees can choose to demonstrate competency with the knowledge and skills in an electronic assessment, after which they will receive a certificate of completion.

Newest manual just released September 2020.

 

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

• Define key terms used in dental coding.

• Locate resources and a glossary for assistance with terminology and codes.

• Identify the correct, current claim form.

• Correctly complete each field on the claim form to file claims with minimal rejection.

• Explain the use of procedure codes.

• Use the CDT book and CDT Companion as resources for proper coding.


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February 2021 ADA Dental Coding Certificate Live-Streamed Course (books not included)

NOTE: THE PERSON ATTENDING MUST REGISTER THEMSELVES. Do not register under someone else's name. Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

Join coding experts, Christopher Bulnes, DMD, Steven Snyder, DDS, and Mark MiHalo, DDS during this virtual course to extend and hone attendees coding expertise. The CDT Dental Coding course will provide necessary foundational knowledge, skill practice and reinforcement to participants in order to accurately file claims using the CDT codes.

This course will provide learners with the resources they need to support performance on the job and enable them to practice using these resources in realistic scenario-based simulations they might encounter during a typical workday.

After the course, attendees can choose to demonstrate competency with the knowledge and skills in an electronic assessment, after which they will receive a certificate of completion.

Newest manual just released September 2020.

 

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

• Define key terms used in dental coding.

• Locate resources and a glossary for assistance with terminology and codes.

• Identify the correct, current claim form.

• Correctly complete each field on the claim form to file claims with minimal rejection.

• Explain the use of procedure codes.

• Use the CDT book and CDT Companion as resources for proper coding.


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Children’s dental service use reflects their parents’ dental service experience and insurance (December 2020 Article 3)

JADA December 2020

Background. Decisions about children’s oral health care are made by parents. Parents’ dental insurance, dental service use, and perceived affordability all influence their children’s oral health care.

Key Words. Health policy; insurance, dental; Medicaid; oral health; oral health care use; oral health care for children.


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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of young adults regarding the impact of electronic cigarette use on oral health (December 2020 Article 2)

JADA December 2020

Background. The popularity and prevalence of electronic cigarette (EC) usage has continued to surge to 35 million worldwide, with one-half of users younger than 34 years. Despite emerging research suggesting deleterious oral health effects, the perceptions of EC users concerning oral health effects remain unknown. The purpose of this study was to explore knowledge, attitudes, and practices of young adults regarding the impact of EC use on oral health.

Key Words. Electronic cigarettes; vaping; nicotine; cessation.


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Use of low-dose naltrexone in the management of chronic pain conditions (December 2020 Article 1)

JADA December 2020

Background. The authors aimed to evaluate the efficacy of low-dose naltrexone in the management of chronic pain conditions and determine its potential use in orofacial pain management.

Key Words. Neurogenic; inflammation; naltrexone; temporomandibular; pain; chronic.


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Holding a Give Kids A Smile event during COVID-19 (Recorded Webinar)

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.

Course Overview
During these increasingly uncertain times the ADA Give Kids A Smile program remains committed to providing resources to local program coordinators and volunteers who are considering or planning a GKAS event that will provide oral health education and dental services to underserved children in their communities. This webinar will address supportive resources to help programs plan and conduct a safe, effective event. We will highlight creative ideas for alternative event options, remote education resources, GKAS promising practices, and liability and risk management considerations.

After attending our webinar, you will have:
Increased awareness of available resources to help with your decision and planning
Acquired new ideas for how you may think out of the box and re-focus your GKAS event to ensure safety and impact
An understanding of the measures other GKAS coordinators are taking into consideration when planning their GKAS events

Moderator: Nicole Catral, Director, Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, American Dental Association

Presenters
Ms. Tamara James, MA, CPE
Mr. Timothy Caruso
Dr. Robert A. Werner, MD, MS

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.


View Course

About ADA CE Online

ADA's Online CE platform provides trusted education to dental professionals at your convenience.  Our ever-growing catalog of clinical, practice management, and personal development education offers peer-reviewed continuing education credits to fit your resources and schedule.  Credits earned through this platform are maintained for all users in an online transcript that you can access when you need your verification letters.

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