37 new CDT 2020 procedure codes to know

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Dentist should prepare for 37 new CDT procedure codes that go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, according to a Sept. 25 California Dental Association post.

Additionally, there will be three CDT code revisions and five CDT codes eliminated. Below is a list of the 37 new codes:

1. D0419 – assessment of salivary flow by measurement.
2. D1551 – re-cement or re-bond bilateral space maintainer – maxillary.
3. D1552 – re-cement or re-bond bilateral space maintainer – mandibular.
4. D1553 – re-cement or re-bond unilateral space maintainer – per quadrant.
5. D1556 – removal of fixed unilateral space maintainer – per quadrant.
6. D1557 – removal of fixed bilateral space maintainer – maxillary.
7. D1558 – removal of fixed bilateral space maintainer – mandibular.
8. D2753 – crown - porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
9. D5284 – removable unilateral partial denture – one piece flexible base (including clasps and teeth) – per quadrant.
10. D5286 – removable unilateral partial denture – one piece resin (including clasps and teeth) – per quadrant.
11. D6082 – implant supported crown – porcelain fused to predominantly base alloys.
12. D6083 – implant supported crown – porcelain fused to noble alloys.
13. D6084 – implant supported crown – porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
14. D6086 – implant supported crown – predominantly base alloys.
15. D6087 – implant supported crown – noble alloys.
16. D6088 – implant supported crown – titanium and titanium alloys.
17. D6097 – abutment supported crown – porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
18. D6098 – implant supported retainer – porcelain fused to predominantly base alloys.
19. D6099 – implant supported retainer for FPD – porcelain fused to noble alloys.
20. D6120 – implant supported retainer – porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
21. D6121 – implant supported retainer for metal FPD – predominantly base alloys.
22. D6122 – implant supported retainer for metal FPD – noble alloys.
23. D6123 – implant supported retainer for metal FPD – titanium and titanium alloys.
24. D6195 – abutment supported retainer – porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
25. D6243 – pontic – porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
26. D6753 – retainer crown – porcelain fused to titanium and titanium alloys.
27. D6784 – retainer crown ¾ – titanium and titanium alloys.
28. D7922 – placement of intra-socket biological dressing to aid in hemostasis or clot stabilization, per site.
29. D8696 – repair of orthodontic appliance – maxillary.
30. D8697 – repair of orthodontic appliance – mandibular.
31. D8698 – re-cement or re-bond fixed retainer – maxillary.
32. D8699 – re-cement or re-bond fixed retainer – mandibular.
33. D8701 – repair of fixed retainer, includes reattachment – maxillary.
34. D8702 – repair of fixed retainer, includes reattachment – mandibular.
35. D8703 – replacement of lost or broken retainer – maxillary.
36. D8704 – replacement of lost or broken retainer – mandibular.
37. D9997 – dental case management – patients with special health care needs.

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