Most common D3119 code reviews : , Scaling and debridement in the presence of inflammation or mucositis of a single implant, including leaning of the implant surfaces, without flap entry and closure or Accession of tissue, gross examination, preparation and transmission of written report.
Prophylaxis-adult. For payment purposes, the distinction between the adult and child dentition is determined by contract. Any fee in excess is Disallowed and not chargeable to the Patient. In the absence of group contract language regarding age, a person age fourteen (14) and older is considered an adult for benefit determination purposes of a prophylaxis-adult.
Separation of one or more connections between abutments and/or pontics when some portion of a fixed rosthesis is to remain intact D3119 and serviceable following sectioning and extraction or other treatment Includes all recontouring and olishing of retained portions.
A patient presents to your office with a buccal space abscess in the upper left quadrant eliminating the nasolabial fold The tooth has no history of previous trauma Clinical evaluation reveals a large resin with recurrent caries Endodontic testing is performed and tooth #10 is necrotic and severely responsive to percussion A periapical radiograph is taken and a 4mm x 5mm periapical lesion of endodontic origin is visualized. Palpation reveals a fluctuant buccal swelling centered apically to tooth #10. Incision and drainage performed with a drain sutured into place Endodontic treatment or retreatment can be initiated and calcium hydroxide placed Any additional treatments should be coded appropriately.
Sealant repair - per tooth - This procedure is disallowed when performed by the same dentist/dental office based on the same time limitation that exists for replacement of a sealant. It is allowed at 50% of D3119 when performed by a different provider or if after the time limitation for the same dentist.