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  • The ABCs of Practice Valuation
  • Planning for Practice Transition


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

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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Only the Strong Survive — Harness Your Strength

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
The changes in dentistry are unlike anything anyone alive has ever seen. Most practices have begun to adapt, and many dentists are actually beginning to thrive in this new normal. Dr. Spear will share the principles of leadership, communication, teamwork, and philosophy that we see in the dental practices that have not only bounced back but are experiencing growth as they emerge from this crisis.

Presenter: Frank Spear, D.D.S., M.S.D., Co-Founder & Director of Spear Education

Learning objectives:
Use co-discovery and facially generated treatment planning to help patients ask for the dentistry they need.
• Learn how to leverage the power of the team in case acceptance
• Embrace continuous engagement in learning as the catalyst to creating the vision, energy, and future you want


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Practice PIZZAZ — How to Put & Keep Pep in Your Dental Step

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Do you have days when one thing falls apart and it all seems to fall apart? Do you work in a constant reactive environment? If hiding under your desk or in the supply closet has crossed your mind, this class is for you. Find out how a DASH of PIZZAZZ will have you looking forward to every day.

Presenter: Deana Zost, Fellow, American Association of Dental Office Management

Learning objectives:
• Discuss how PIZZAZZ is defined in your practice as a tool for success
• Align the team in examining chaos creators and creating solutions to lower it


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The ABCs of Practice Valuation

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
At some point, nearly every practice owner has given thought to what their practice is worth. There are a variety of ways to define value. Learn from Fred Heppner, Transition Consultant and Business Management Advisor, what the most widely accepted methods of valuation are today. What is an easy top line approach? What is an appropriate parallel approach? Fred, a valuation expert, will discuss how to navigate the concept of value, and when a dentist should consider having their practice valued.

Presenter:Fred E. Heppner, President, Proactive Practice Management / Arizona Transitions

Learning objectives:
• Discuss how the COVID-19 Pandemic may have impacted value
• Identify when is the most appropriate time to conduct a valuation

 

Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank


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Planning for Practice Transition

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Building a practice doesn’t happen overnight. Every owner builds their own personal and unique story along the way. They develop their own style and philosophies that make a practice something special, one patient at a time. Building is one thing; transitioning what is valued in one’s practice is something entirely different. Learn how to plan and prepare for this important milestone with Fred Heppner, Transition Consultant and Business Management Advisor. Fred will help with outlining the right time to formulate a plan, what a person should look for in an associate or buyer, how to prepare for the transition, and establish realistic expectations in preserving the dentist’s legacy.

Presenter: Fred E. Heppner, President, Proactive Practice Management / Arizona Transitions

Learning objectives:
Discuss when and how to get organized when planning
• Discuss setting realistic expectations
Discuss mentoring a future buyer

 

Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank


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