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CDT-2018 Codes (Additions and Deletions)

The American Dental Association has announced changes to the Current Dental Terminology (CDT) for 2018. There are 18 new codes, and 3 deleted codes detailed below. Please be aware for any accommodations needed for 1/1/2018.

Code Description Version
D0411 HbA1c in-office point of service testing new
D5511 repair broken complete denture base, mandibular new
D5512 repair broken complete denture base, maxillary new
D5611 repair resin partial denture base, mandibular new
D5612 repair resin partial denture base, maxillary new
D5621 repair cast partial framework, mandibular new
D5622 repair cast partial framework, maxillary new
D6096 remove broken implant retaining screw new
D6118 implant/abutment supported interim fixed denture for edentulous arch – mandibular new
D6119 implant/abutment supported interim fixed denture for edentulous arch – maxillary new
D7296 corticotomy - one to three teeth or tooth spaces, per quadrant new
D7297 corticotomy – four or more teeth or tooth spaces, per quadrant new
D7979 non-surgical sialolithotomy new
D8695 removal of fixed orthodontic appliances for reasons other than completion of treatment new
D9222 deep sedation/general anesthesia – first 15 minutes new
D9239 intravenous moderate (conscious) sedation/anesthesia – first 15 minutes new
D9995 teledentistry – synchronous; real-time encounter new
D9996 teledentistry – asynchronous; information stored and forwarded to dentist for subsequent review new
 

Deleted Codes: 

D5510 repair broken complete denture base deleted
D5610 repair resin denture base deleted
D5620 repair cast framework deleted



Complete CDT 2018 details can be found on the American Dental Association website
http://ebusiness.ada.org/.

1 Reply
pksaari79
Premolar III

Re: CDT-2018 Codes (Additions and Deletions)

This was helpful....I had already planned to write this out, as you did.  So I just copied it and printed!!  Thanks!