Dentistry is an ever-evolving field, and CDT codes are critical to the everyday workings of dental practices. To find the 2021 codes, dentists and their dental teams can trust CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology. This crucial coding tool includes full descriptors, as well as the CDT e-book and app. 2021 code changes include: • 28 new codes • 7 revised codes • 4 deleted codes. CDT 2021 contains new codes for: • 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). The codes are developed by the ADA and are the only HIPAA-recognized code set for dentistry. Staff will also find ICD-10-CM codes related to dental procedures. For accuracy, efficiency and peace of mind, CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology is an essential resource for every dental practice. CDT 2021 codes went into effect on January 1, 2021 and are in effect through December 31, 2021. Don’t risk rejected claims by using outdated codes. The CDT e-book can be viewed from any device with web-browsing capabilities. A link will be provided in your Order Confirmation email. Your can also access your e-bookshelf from your My ADA page (go to My Account/ My Downloads). For e-book details, visit the e-books FAQ page. The CDT 2021 App includes complete CDT codes, the CDT Companion and ICD-10-CM codes specific to dentistry. Quickly search by keyword, category or code. Use the app with iOS, Android or computers. Purchase allows for access for up to 10 devices. Look for your redemption code for the CDT 2021 App on the inside cover of CDT 2021: Current Dental Terminology. View app FAQs here . To redeem your redemption code and install the app, visit https://cdtapp2021.ada.org.