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 includes full descriptors, as well as the CDT e-book and
Code changes include:
• 28 new codes
• 4 deleted codes
CDT 2021 contains new codes for:
• Counseling for the control and prevention of adverse oral,
behavioral, and systemic health effects associated with high-risk substance use,
• Medicament application for the prevention of
• Image captures done through teledentistry
by a licensed practitioner to forward to another dentist for
• Testing to identify patients
who may be infected with SARS-CoV-2 (aka COVID-19)
These codes are
developed by the ADA and are the only HIPAA-recognized code set
for dentistry. Staff will also find ICD-10-CM codes related to dental procedures. For
accuracy, efficiency and peace of mind, CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology
is an essential resource for every dental practice.
codes go into effect on January 1, 2021. Don’t risk
rejected claims by using outdated codes.
This e-book can be viewed from any device with web-browsing
capabilities. A link will be provided in your Order Confirmation email. Your can
also access your e-bookshelf from your My ADA
page (go to My Account/ My Downloads). For e-book
details, visit the e-books FAQ page.
2021 App includes
complete CDT codes, the CDT Companion and ICD-10-CM codes specific to dentistry. Quickly search by keyword, category or code.
Use the app with iOS, Android or computers. Purchase allows for
access for up to 10 devices. Look for your redemption code for the CDT 2021 App
on the inside cover of CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology. View app FAQs here
. To redeem your redemption code and install the app, visit https://cdtapp2021.ada.org.
• Developed by the ADA,
the official source for CDT codes
• The only HIPAA-recognized code set
• Incudes all new and revised codes for
• Contains 28 new codes, 7 revised codes and 4 deleted
• Includes ICD-10-CM codes related to dentistry
Illustrations and tables: N/A
ISBN: Book ISBN: 978-1-68447-059-4 │ e-book ISBN: 978-1-68447-060-0
Copyright year: 2021
For the most up-to-date errata for this
publication, visit the CDT errata page.
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