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CDT Committee Approves New COVID-19-Related Codes


The American Dental Association’s Code Maintenance Committee has approved eight new Current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes created in response to the global pandemic. The new codes focus on the administration of vaccines by oral health professionals and molecular diagnostic testing. They include:

  • D1701   Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine administration—first dose
  • D1702   Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine administration—second dose
  • D1703   Moderna COVID-19 vaccine administration—first dose
  • D1704   Moderna COVID-19 vaccine administration—second dose
  • D1705   AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine administration—first dose
  • D1706   AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine administration—second dose
  • D1707   Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine administration
  • D0606   Molecular testing for a public health-related pathogen, including coronavirus

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