Most common D7940 code reviews : Interim caries-arresting medicament application, Mesial/distal wedge procedure, single tooth (when not performed in conjunction with surgical procedures n the same sanatomical area) or Accession of tissue, gross and microscopic examination, preparation and transmission of written report.
Sealant-per tooth Sealants and/or Preventive Resin Restorations are Benefited once per tooth on the occlusal surface of permanent first and second molars for Patients through age fifteen (15). The teeth must be free from caries orrestorations on the occlusal surface. A sealant or preventive resin restoration done on the same date of service and on the same surface as a restoration is considered a component of the restoration, and the fee for the sealant or preventive resin restoration is Disallowed.
A patient encounter with a practitioner whose opinion or advice regarding evaluation and/or management of specific problem; may be requested by another practitioner or D7940 appropriate source The consultation includes an oral evaluation he consulted practitioner may initiate diagnostic and/or therapeutic services.
This code, D7940 treatment of root canal obstruction; non-surgical access, is intended to be used in cases where there is complete calcification of 50% or more of the canal length, not diameter. This code may also be used to report he removal of separated files or other obstructions (but not posts) left in the root canal by another practitioner.
Pin retention-per tooth, in addition to restoration is a benefit, once per tooth, when necessary on permanent tooth and when completed at the same appointment as the restoration. Additional pins on the same tooth are Disallowed as a component of the initial pin placement. The fee for pin retention when billed In Conjunction With a buildup is Disallowed as a component of the buildup procedure.