Periodontal Codes: Those codes that relate to the procedures that address the chronic bacterial infection of gingival and surrounding periodontal tissue. 4000-4999
Prosthodontic Codes: Those codes that relate to procedures that provide substitutions for teeth or portions of teeth that are lost or missing addressing impaired function, appearance, and comfort issues. 5000-5899
Dental Implant: Titanium posts that are permanently attached to the jaw bone to which crowns, bridges, or dentures are attached.
Bridge: Replacement of one or more missing teeth that permanently attaches to natural teeth or roots that furnish the primary support to the appliance.
Oral Surgery Codes: Those codes that relate to procedures that deal with the diagnosis, surgery , and treatment of disease and deformaties of oral and maxillofacial regions. 7000-7999
Orthodontic Codes: Related to procedures that correct and prevent irregularities of malocclusion. 8000-8999
Adjunctive Service Codes: Other/Unclassified procedure codes. 9000-9999
Core Buildup: Restoration or preparation designed to allow enough structure for the placement of a crown.
Veneer: A layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or composite resin, attached to and covering surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure; a thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
Pulpotomy: Removal of portion of tooth’s pulp structure, usually the coronal portion.