We use digital scan rather than conventional PVS and I'd like to know if I can now charge for 3-D dental surface scan -direct when scanning for a porcelain/ceramic crown fabrication? I will be posting D2740 on delivery date of crown.
like a 3 or 4 unit bridge that needs to section off a part for extraction
i have the 2022 code book and am having trouble finding it. Is it in the new book? if so where so i can see how it is in there.
What is the appropriate code for a patient who presents for an appointment but had to be rescheduled since they forgot to take their premedication antibiotics? No treatment was performed.
Pt seen to stablish care. Procedure code used D0150 the next day patient seen for a limited examination D0140 and extracted a tooth. I am curious if this will be considered over charging on exams, as pt just had a comprehensive exam the day before.
What codes can we use if exams and cleanings were done at separate appointment? Can we use z13.84 if exam was done only?
Which is the most appropriate code when using Gluma as a desensitizer, D9910 or D9911? Is Gluma considered a resign or only a desensitizer?
I completed 4 quads of SRP and 4 weeks later the patient came back in for the re-eval appointment. Do I use D4910 or D0171. I spot probed, scaled residual calculus, polished, flossed, and applied fluoride varnish. Also I placed Arestin on two pockets.