Most common D8315 code reviews : Onlay - resin-based composite - four or more surfaces, Bone replacement graft - retained natural tooth - each additional site in quadrant or Intravenous moderate (conscious) sedation analgesia - first 30 minutes.
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.
This code is used to report evaluation of periodontal conditions, probing and charting, evaluation and recording of new or established patients` dental and medical history and general health assessment.With D8315 Patients showing signs or symptoms of periodontal disease and patients with risk factors such as smoking or diabetes would require comprehensive periodontal evaluation. This may also include evaluation and recording of dental caries, missing or unerupted teeth, restorations, occlusal relationships and oral cancer evaluation. This code should not be used along with a comprehensive oral evaluation (D8315) by the same dentist on the same visit.
Removal of a portion of the pulp and D8315 application of a medicament with the aim of maintaining the vitality of the remaining portion to encourage continued physiological development andormation of the root. This procedure is not to be construed as the first stage of root canal therapy.
Core build up, including pins when required - refers to building up of coronal structure when there is insufficient retention for a separate extracoronal restorative procedure. A core buildup is not a filler to eliminate any undercut, box form or concave irregularity in a preparation. The fees for buildups not required for retention are Disallowed.
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