I found the code for smoothing a tooth (odontoplasty D9971), can I use that code in conjunction with palliative treatment D9110?

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I found the code for smoothing a tooth (odontoplasty D9971), can I use that code in conjunction with palliative treatment D9110?

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Asked on August 4, 2011
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As long as it is not in connection with the same tooth, most carriers will not allow any other codes in connection with D9110 other than radiographs (x-rays).

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