When the doctor uses an electrosurge to clean up gum tissue for the purposes of removing granulation tissue, enhancing the aesthetics of a crown and increasing impression ease/accuracy.. what periodontal oriented code would best fit this?

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When the doctor uses an electrosurge to clean up gum tissue for the purposes of removing granulation tissue, enhancing the aesthetics of a crown and increasing impression ease/accuracy.. what periodontal oriented code would best fit this?

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Asked on May 22, 2012
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The most appropriate code based on the information provided would be D4231 (anatomical crown exposure-one to three teeth per quadrat).
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