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Dental professionals can review new SNODENT standard, submit change requests

December 07, 2016 ANSI/ADA Standard No. 2000 for Systemized Nomenclature of Dentistry, which was approved as a standard in November, will be reviewed annually to ensure its quality.

Anyone may review the standard and submit change requests — by Feb. 10 — for consideration by the SNODENT Maintenance Committee, comprised of organizations representing dental specialties, the benefit programs community, vendors, academia and government.

The maintenance committee meets March 1 at ADA Headquarters in Chicago to consider change requests, and the meeting is open to all interested observers.

To obtain a copy of ANSI/ADA Standard No. 2000 for review, or to preregister for the March 1 meeting, send a request by email to

SNODENT change requests may be submitted through the on-line submittal form here.