New CPT Code for Silver Diamine Fluoride application in medical practices coming in 2023
On September 15, 2022, the American Medical Association’s CPT® Editorial Panel voted to approve a medical code for Silver Diamine Fluoride 38% use in medical practices. The code will be published in January 2023 and effective July 2023. The addition of this code is a milestone in medical-dental integration and a step forward for oral health equity, providing access to this valuable treatment to millions of Americans who don’t see the dentist every year.
Learn more about Silver Diamine Fluoride and how this new code may benefit oncology providers and patients through the links below:
Print the Evidence-Based Practice Guideline on Nonrestorative Treatments for Carious Lesions from the American Dental Association HERE
The CPT Code for the Application of Silver Diamine Fluoride, Explained by CareQuest Institute for Oral Health
Additional resources and printable downloads from our friends at Elevate Oral Care