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May 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
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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
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Join coding experts, Christopher Bulnes, DMD, Steven Snyder, 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 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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May 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, 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 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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Enrollment trends in employer-sponsored health plans that include dental benefits (May 2021 Article 3)

JADA May 2021

Background. In this study, the authors provide a better understanding of enrollment trends associated with dental plans embedded in private-sector, employer-sponsored insurance health plans for the years 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2018.

Keywords. Oral health care use; dental economics; dental insurance; dental public health; employee incentive plans; employment; health policy.


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Is fluoride varnish safe? Validating the safety of fluoride varnish (May 2021 Article 2)

JADA May 2021

Background. Fluoride varnish is widely used in dentistry as a caries preventive measure with recommendations for its use even in infants. In addition, nondental providers are also applying varnish on children’s teeth in various settings. However, there are questions from these nondental providers as to the safety of fluoride varnish.

Keywords. Fluoride varnish; safety; adverse events; US Food and Drug Administration; Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience.


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A case-control study of topical and supplemental fluoride use and osteosarcoma risk (May 2021 Article 1)

JADA May 2021

Background. A relationship between fluoride and osteosarcoma has been hypothesized but not validated. To the authors’ knowledge, there are no published studies examining topical fluoride or dietary fluoride supplements and osteosarcoma risk. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between ever or never use of topical and dietary fluoride supplements and osteosarcoma.

Keywords.Topical fluoride; fluoride supplements; osteosarcoma; case-control.


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The relationship between diabetes and oral health status, and dental visits among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian elders (April 2021 Article 3)

JADA April 2021

Background. American Indian (AI), Alaska Native (AN), and Native Hawaiian (NH) populations report higher rates of diabetes, poorer oral health, and fewer dental visits than their peers. The authors aimed to identify relationships between oral health and dental visits and diabetes diagnosis among AI, AN, and NH elders.

Keywords. Oral health; American Indian; elder; Alaska Native; Native Hawaiian; aging; dental; diabetes.


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The contribution of different permanent tooth types to untreated caries (April 2021 Article 2)

JADA April 2021

Background. Untreated caries (UC), although highly prevalent, is largely preventable. Information on the contribution of different teeth to UC prevalence and severity could be helpful in evaluating UC surveillance protocols and the relative benefits of caries prevention interventions.

Keywords. Untreated caries; public health surveillance; pit-and-fissure sealants.


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