List of ADA/CDT Codes: added, revised, and deleted by the American Dental Association effective January 1, 2016
For additional information, visit the ADA’s website: http://www.ada.org/en/publications//cdt
New CDT Codes and Descriptions for 2016
D0251 EXTRA-ORAL POSTERIOR RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE
D0422 COL & PREP GENETIC MATERIAL-LAB & REPORT
D0423 GENETIC TEST-SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DISEASE
D1354 INTERIM CARIES ARRESTING MEDICAMENT APPL
D4283 AUTO CONNECTIVE TISSUE GRAFT/EACH ADD TH
D4285 NON-AUTO CONNECTIVE TISSUE GRAFT/ADD TH
D5221 MAXILLARY PARTIAL-RESIN BASE
D5222 MANDIBULAR PARTIAL-RESIN BASE
D5223 MAXILLARY PARTIAL-CAST METAL
D5224 MANDIBULAR PARTIAL-CAST METAL
D7881 OCCLUSAL ORTHOTIC DEVICE ADJUSTMENT
D8681 REMOVABLE ORTHODONTIC RETAINER ADJUSTMENT
D9223 DEEP SEDATION/GEN ANESTH-EA. 15 MIN INCR
D9243 INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-EA. 15 MIN. INCR
D9932 CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAX
D9933 CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAN
D9934 CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV PART DENT MAX
D9935 CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV PART DENT MAN
D9943 OCCLUSAL GUARD ADJUSTMENT
Deleted CDT Codes and Descriptions
00260 DELETED EXTRAORAL-EACH ADDITIONAL FILM
00421 DELETED GENETIC TEST FOR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ORAL
02970 DELETED TEMPORARY CROWN (FRACTURED TOOTH)
09220 DELETED DEEP SEDATION/GEN ANESTH-FIRST 30 MIN
09221 DELETED DEEP SEDATION/GEN ANESTH-EA. ADD. 15 MIN
09241 DELETED INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-FIRST 30 MINUTES
09242 DELETED INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-EA. ADD. 15 MIN.
09931 DELETED CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV APPLIANCE
Revised CDT Codes and Descriptions – The Descriptions of the following Codes have been revised with the CDT 2016.
D0250 extra-oral – 2D projection radiographic image created using a stationary radiation source, and detector
D0340 2D cephalometric radiographic image – acquisition, measurement and analysis
D4273 autogenous connective tissue graft procedure (including donor and recipient surgical sites) first tooth, implant, or edentulous tooth position in graft
D4275 non-autogenous connective tissue graft (including recipient site and donor material) first tooth, implant, or edentulous tooth position in graft
D4277 free soft tissue graft procedure (including recipient and donor surgical sites) first tooth, implant or edentulous tooth position in graft
D4278 free soft tissue graft procedure (including recipient and donor surgical sites) each additional contiguous tooth, implant or edentulous tooth position in same graft site
D5130 immediate denture – maxillary
D5140 immediate denture – mandibular
D5630 repair or replace broken clasp – per tooth
D5660 add clasp to existing partial denture – per tooth
D5875 modification of removable prosthesis following implant surgery
D9248 non-intravenous conscious sedation
For Eaglesoft Users
New Service Codes
The Eaglesoft CDT Utility adds the New Service Codes to the Service Code list; it does not revise or delete any Service Codes.
See Eaglesoft – CDT 2016 Dental Procedure (Service) Codes Update Instructions – FAQ 21867 for detailed directions.
Revised and Deleted Service Codes
The Service Codes listed below should be manually edited to make changes for the CDT 2016 revisions. Any codes that have been deleted with the CDT 2016 should be edited and marked inactive. (Codes that have been used in the past in Eaglesoft cannot be deleted due to history).
Inactivate a Service Code:
1. Go to Lists | Service Codes or Services.
2. Edit the Service.
3. Uncheck the checkbox for Active.
4. Click OK.
Please remind your offices of the changes in the ADA/CDT codes and assist them in updating this information based on the requirements of the software programs they are using.