Most common D2657 code reviews : Interim caries-arresting medicament application, Hemoglobin; glycosylated (A1C) by device cleared by FDA for home use 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 D2657 and serviceable following sectioning and extraction or other treatment Includes all recontouring and olishing of retained portions.
This code, D2657 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.
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 D2657 when performed by a different provider or if after the time limitation for the same dentist.