CDT Codes to Report Surgical Periodontic Procedures

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Dental billing companies have skilled coders who can report periodontic surgical procedures using the right CDT codes.

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CDT Codes to Report Surgical Periodontic Procedures Dental billing companies have skilled coders who can report periodontic surgical procedures using the right CDT codes. Address 8596 E. 101st Street Suite H Tulsa OK 74133

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www.outsourcestrategies.com 800 670 2809 Dental billing companies have skilled coders who can report periodontic surgical procedures using the right CDT codes. Periodontal care includes both routine treatment and treatment for advanced gum disease. Proper periodontal treatment is crucial to prevent infection. Surgical periodontic procedures such as gingival flap surgery mucogingival surgery or osseous surgery may be recommended to prevent future gum damage remove bacteria from beneath the gums and reshape the bones that support the teeth. Periodontal treatments are covered by many dental benefits plans. For on-time reimbursement from payers it is crucial for dental practices to report these procedures on insurance claims using specific CDT and ICD-10 codes. A professional dental billing company with relevant experience can provide the support required to submit clean dental claims. CDT Codes for Surgical Periodontic Procedures Gingivectomy • D4210 Gingivectomy or gingivoplasty – four or more contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant • D4211 Gingivectomy or gingivoplasty –one to three contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant • D4212 Gingivectomy or Gingivoplasty to allow access to restorative procedure per tooth • D4240 gingival flap procedure including root planing – four or more contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant Dental Crown Lengthening • D4249 Clinical crown lengthening – hard tissue Osseous Surgery • D4260 Osseous surgery including flap entry and closure – four or more contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant • D4261 Osseous surgery including flap entry and closure – one to three contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant

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www.outsourcestrategies.com 800 670 2809 Mesial/Distal Wedge • D4274 Mesial/distal wedge procedure a single tooth when not performed in conjunction with surgical procedures in the same anatomical area • D4999 Unspecified periodontal procedure by a report Anatomical Crown exposure • D4230 Anatomical Crown Exposure four or more contiguous teeth • D4231 Anatomical Crown Exposure one to three contiguous teeth • D4268 Surgical Revision Procedure per tooth Regeneration • D4265 Biologic materials to aid in soft and osseous tissue regeneration Soft Tissue Grafting • D4270 Pedicle soft tissue graft procedure To ensure proper dental coding it is important for the coders and billing specialists to be knowledgeable about changing codes and billing rules. Proper dental insurance eligibility verification is also important to avoid claim denials. Professional dental billing companies can help practitioners manage these time-consuming and complex tasks and maximize cash flow and improve patient satisfaction.