May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


A 2016 CDT Revision to Classification of Materials


March 2016 Volume LI Number 2


Refers to any resin-based composite, including fiber or ceramic reinforced polymer compounds and glass ionomers.

Rationale for revision: Currently, glass ionomers as a restorative material are separately addressed in the "Resin-Based Composite Restorations…" descriptor. Adding this information to the Classification of Materials fills a documentation gap to aid in the selection of a procedure code applicable to the service provided.

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