How many tooth extractions would be considered to be major surgery? And whree could I find this in writing for our dentists?
Most carriers consider major surgery to consist of 7 or more contiguous teeth. Each carriers idea of major surgery is different, to get this in writing you will need to look up your carriers utilization review guidelines.
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