Cdt 2021 Coding Companion: Training Guide for the Dental Team
This companion book to CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology helps train the dental team to code accurately and efficiently. Developed by the ADA, the official source for CDT codes, the book and e-book includes more than 200 frequently asked coding questions and gives the answers dentists and dental teams need. It also presents more than 140 common dental coding scenarios and explains how to properly resolve them. The CDT 2021 Coding Companion reflects 2021 code changes with explanations of codes dealing with: counseling for the control and prevention of adverse oral, behavioral, and systemic health effects associated with high-risk substance use, including vaping; medicament application for the prevention of caries; image captures done through teledentistry by a licensed practitioner to forward to another dentist for interpretation; testing to identify patients who may be infected with SARS-CoV-2 (aka COVID-19). Organized by category of service so information is easier to find based on the specific needs of the dental practice. Includes illustrated section on coding for implants; ICD-10 Diagnosis codes and how they relate to dentistry; alphabetic and numeric indexes.