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 can create
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 Sara Stuefen, DDS, Ronald Riggins, DDS, Hope
Watson, DMD, 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
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.
At the end of this program, participants will be
• 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