Most common D4485 code reviews : Pulpal Debridement, Primary or Permanent Tooth - Paid to the general dentist that will not be completing the endodontic treatment, Implant/abutment-supported interim fixed denture for edentulous arch, mandibular or Intravenous moderate (conscious) sedation analgesia - each additional 15 minutes.
Intraoral-complete series (including bitewings). Individually listed intraoral radiographs by the same dentist/dental office are considered a complete series, usually 14-22 images, intended to display the crowns and roots of all teeth, periapical areas and alveolar bone, if the fee for individual radiographs equals or exceeds the fee for a complete series on the same date of service, any fee in excess for the fee for a full mouth series of radiographs is Disallowed.
Most often D4485 related to the diagnosis of an infection, which may be covered by a patient`s medical insurance the dental office may want to confirm which plan offers the best benefits to the patient).
Scaling and debridement in the presence of inflammation or mucositis of a single implant, including cleaning of the implant surfaces, without flap entry and closure. (When submitted with prophy, considered inclusive of prophy; no separate benefit for 6081 or when submitted alone or in multiples, allow to pay as prophy, but subject to prophy limitation.)
Indirectly fabricated post and core in addition to crown is Benefited only on a completed endodontically treated tooth. **An indirectly fabricated post and core for an anterior tooth is Benefited only when there is insufficient tooth structure to support an indirectly fabricated restoration due to loss of actual tooth structure from caries or fracture. If sufficient tooth structure remains, the fee for the post and core is Disallowed.