SoftDent: 2018 CDT Codes (Installation Utility File Attached)

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2018 CDT Codes Installation Guide

Installing CDT 2018 Codes to the CS SoftDent Software

This aid contains instructions for using the CDT 2018 Update Utility to update the CDT codes in CS SoftDent practice management software and is intended for users running the following versions:


* CS SoftDent v14.0.3 and higher (Note: If you are using a version of SoftDent prior to v14.0.3, you must upgrade or add the codes manually.)

* CS SoftDent v16/v116


To install the new 2018 CDT codes:


1. Close SoftDent on all machines.

2.  On the server,  Click on the file attached to this article.

3.  Click Save, and save the file to desktop of the server.

4.  Right-click on the and select "extract" to unzip the file.  The file should unzip to the same location

     The file will be unzipped as: SetupCDTCodes.exe

5.  Double-click on the SetupCDTCodes.exe file.

6.  At the first prompt, click Run or Yes.

7.  Read and accept the End User License Agreement.  A message is displayed when the codes hove been

     installed successfully.


When the CDT 2018 codes are installed, the following things occur:


 - Eighteen (18) new codes are added to the database.

 - Sixteen (16) codes are revised.

 - Three (3) codes are removed.


The 2018 CDT codes can also be downloaded from the Customer Portal on Carestream Dental's website. Registration to the portal may be required prior to download. 

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