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1

Who is responsible for maintaining the CDT codes?

ADA

2

Which CDT code is taken when a single bitewing radiograph is exposed?

D0270

3

Which CDT code is taken when nutrition counseling for the control of dental disease is provided?

D1310

4

 Which CDT code is taken when a panoramic radiograph is taken?

D0330

5

Which CDT code is taken when Silver Diamine Fluoride is placed to arrest the progression of caries?

D1354

6

Which CDT code is taken when TFV is admistered?

D1206

7

What information must be provided in the patient narrative when local anesthesia is given?

the type, amount and location of anesthetic

8

Which CDT code should be taken when SRP is performed on one to three teeth per quadrant? 

(this would be classified as a localized SRP)

D4342

9

When performing a SRP, how many quads can be billed out per appointment?

two

10

Which CDT code is indicated as gingivitis when >30% of the patients tissue is bleeding and inflammed, but there is no attachment loss?

Use of this code must include a CPC and confirmation by the dentist.

D4346

11

Which CDT code is indicated for a patient who recieves a single intraoral periapical radiograph?

D0220

12

Which code is taken if your patient uses tobacco and you provide cessasion counseling?

D1320

13

Which CDT code is taken if you place a sealant? 

 

(This code is taken per tooth)

D1351

14

_____ is the gross removal of plaque or calc that interferes with the ability of the dentist to perform a comprehensive oral evaluation?

Full mouth debridement

15

When a prophylaxis (dental cleaning) is achomplished on a person who is at least 14 years old, the dental hygienist will take the D____ code.

D1110

16

Supernumerary teeth in permanent dentition designated by numbering _______. 

51-82 (51 being #1 area)

17

Once a patient is identified as a periodontal maintenance patient, they cannot go back to recieving a basic _____.

prophy

18

Which CDT code is indicated when a complete intraoral radiographic series (FMX) is taken? 

D0210

19

-Type of numbering system used: Universal numbering

-Primary dentition Capital A-T; supernumerary has a “S” (ie AS)

-Yearly Maximum benefits (Calendar and fiscal)

20

Which CDT code is taken when personalized oral hygiene instruction is provided?

D1330

21

Which CDT code is used if you apply a local medicament such as Oraquix to desensitize gingival tissue?

D9910

22

Which CDT code is indicated for a high caries risk patient?

D0603

23

Most dental procedures and  insurance codes have_________ meaning they will only pay every so many months or years.

frequency limitations

24

Which CDT code is taken when a patients HBA1c is taken during a dental appointment?

D0411

25

What code is take when a propylaxis (cleaning) is provided to a child?

D1120

26

Which code is taken for synchronous teledentistry?

D9995

27

Which CDT code is taken when an occlusal radiograph is taken?

D0240

28

Which CDT code is taken to indicated that a patient has recieved scheduled periodontal maintenance?

D4910

29

Arestin should be administered if pockets are ____ mm or greater with bleeding and must be done in conjunction with D4341/D4342 or D4910

5 mm

30

Which code is taken for asynchronous teledentistry?

D9996

31

Which CDT code is used when billing for diagnostic models or study models?

D0470

32

Which code is taken when local anesthesia is delivered?

D9210

33

Which code is used following periodontal therapy, SRP, a full mouth debridement, or delivery of Arestin?

D4910

34

Which CDT code is taken when topical fluoride (not topical fluoride varnish) is administered?

D1208

35

Which CDT code is used to indicate a patient who is low caries risk?

D0601

36

Which CDT code is taken when two bitewing radiographs are taken?

D0272

37

Which code is taken for a Periodic Oral Evaluation for a  quick check of a patient who is already established?

 

Diagnostic procedures may be done as a result of this periodic exam.

D0120

38

Which CDT code is taken when gingival irrigation is done?

D4921

39

How often are CDT codes reviewed?

at least every 5 years

40

Which CDT code shoud a hygienist taken if they perform a SRP on a quadrant (4 or more teeth)?

 

(this would be classified as a generalized SRP) 

D4341

41

Which code is taken for an unspecified procedure?

D0999

42

Which CDT code is taken to capture a Comprehensive Oral Evaluation and may be utilized for a new or established patient?

This type of exam reviews patient history, and hard & soft tissues, restorations and any additional diagnostic needs.

 

It may also inlcude a  CPC.

D0150

43

Which CDT code is used when localized antimicrobal agents, such as Arestin, are delivered into diseased crevicular tissue?

 

(code should be taken per tooth)

D4381

44

Which CDT code is taken for oral/facial photographic images?

D0350

45

How are the specific areas of oral cavity designated?

with two digits, the first being zero

46

Which type of oral evaluation is done when a patient has not been seen in 3 or more years?

Comprehensive

47

Which CDT code is taken for additional periapical radiographs taken up to 9 images?

D0230

48

Which CDT code is indicated for a patient who is moderate caries risk?

D0602

49

Which CDT code should be taken for a full mouth debridement (Gross debridement), can only be done on two quadrants, done if the patient has a lot of calculus & plaque.

D4355

50

How many alpha-numeric characters are there in a dental procedure code?

5

51

Which CDT code is taken when four bitewing radiographs are taken?

D0274

52

Which CDT code is used for a sealant repair?

D1353

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