Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature

Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature
  • 2018
  • © ADA American Dental Association®
  • ISBN-10: 1-941807-77-1 / ISBN-13: 978-1-941807-77-4
  • Dentistry, Coding & Classification, Dental Hygiene


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As the most up-to-date coding resource on the market, CDT 2018: Dental Procedure Codes will help your business document codes for dental procedures more quickly and accurately. This book not only helps fill documentation gaps, but reduces the likelihood of rejected insurance claims. Inside you’ll also find new codes for point of service testing for diabetes, prosthodontics codes with more specific language for the type of prosthesis being placed, and tele-dentistry codes.

CDT 2018 is the most up-to-date coding resource and the only HIPAA-recognized code set for dentistry. It pays to be prepared – starting on January 1, 2018, claims using deleted codes will be automatically rejected.


  • • 18 new codes
  • • 16 revised codes
  • • 3 deleted codes
  • • ADA guidance and expertise for precise coding


Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"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.


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