The CDT Code

The Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (the CDT Code) assures consistency in documenting dental treatment.

CDT 2024 Kit


Enhanced CDT Code

Public feedback received – project to focus on expanding the CDT code without changing current format.

Read More

March 2025 CMC Meeting Information

The next annual CMC meeting is scheduled to convene at ADA Headquarter on March 6 – 7, 2025 (Thursday - Friday). Proceedings begin at 8:30 AM on the 6thMore Info.

ADA members benefit from free coding assistance
Free coding assistance is available to all ADA members, plus any non-member who has purchased the current manual. Please contact the Member Service Center at 800.621.8099 or
Terms dentists and staff may encounter when interacting with dental benefit plans
Clinical terms encountered when selecting the appropriate CDT Code
Informational materials for CDT Code procedures and reporting
Committee meeting and process information
Request a CDT Code addition, revision, or deletion
CDT publications with misprints or omissions
Instructions for completing the ADA Dental Claim Form
ADA news articles related to CDT Codes