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.
Code changes include:
CDT 2021 contains new codes for:
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.
CDT 2021 codes go into effect on January 1, 2021. Do not risk rejected claims by using outdated codes.
"This guide is compact and easy to use. It is comprehensive, adding 29 new codes and revising 18 others to provide practitioners with codes that are more reflective of the way they practice dentistry."
-- Janet Southerland, DDS, MPH, PhD (Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry) - Doody's Review - previous edition
The book is written for dental office staff, dental billing staff, and dentists in all general and specialty areas. The guide also can be used as a training guide for coding for students in training for dentistry, dental assisting, and dental hygiene careers. The American Dental Association is the authority for CDT coding and sets the standards for dental procedure coding for the profession.