We receive many claims for gingivectomies on a tooth that is then being crown. What is the criteria for gingivectomy allowance?

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We receive many claims for gingivectomies on a tooth that is then being crown. What is the criteria for gingivectomy allowance?

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Asked on May 5, 2014
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This procedure is dependent on utlization review by each individual carrier... the majority of carriers allow this on teeth that have 5mm pocket depth or more or have severe.chronic gingivitis.

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