Most common D3010 code reviews : Teledentistry-asynchronous; information stored and forwarded to dentist for subsequent review - disallowed, Removal of implant; superficial (e.g., buried wire, pin, or rod) (Separate procedure) or Accession of tissue, gross examination, preparation and transmission of written report.
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.
Separation of one or more connections between abutments and/or pontics when some portion of a fixed rosthesis is to remain intact D3010 and serviceable following sectioning and extraction or other treatment Includes all recontouring and olishing of retained portions.
A patient is referred for evaluation and treatment The patient`s dentist began the treatment , but a perforation of the pulpal floor occurred. After clinical and radiographic examination, you inform the patient that the perforation ight be repairable After access cavity preparation, you determine that the perforation for D3010 is repairable Endodontic treatment is completed, and the perforation is repaired with appropriate material.
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 D3010 when performed by a different provider or if after the time limitation for the same dentist.