CDT: Coding Companion

CDT: Coding Companion
2023 © American Dental Association
ISBN-13: 978-1-68447-175-1
eISBN-13: 978-1-68447-176-8
Dentistry, Coding & Classification


Unravel the complexity of coding with the CDT 2023 Coding Companion: Training Guide for the Dental Team. The Companion is your ally when it comes to handling confusing situations and understanding this year’s code changes. Staff can use this resource to get a better understanding of the principles of coding with CDT and to ensure a smooth and comprehensive claim submission process. This self-guided book answers more than 225 coding questions and walks you through 150 dental coding scenarios, offering practical information necessary to submit complete and accurate claims. This extensive resource covers subjects from many different perspectives to provide guidance for a wide range of common and uncommon scenarios your practice may face. Written by coding experts and vetted by the ADA, the Companion can be trusted as the definitive source of coding information.

Descriptions of coding changes for 2022

  • • More than 160 coding scenarios and 240 questions and answers
  • • Illustrated section on coding for implants
  • • ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes related to dentistry
  • • Sections on coding recommendations for smoking cessation and considerations for people with special health care needs
  • • Numeric code index
  • • New! Introduction to medical claim form completion

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