Most common D3640 code reviews : Teledentistry-asynchronous; information stored and forwarded to dentist for subsequent review - disallowed, Non-ionizing diagnostic procedure capable of quantifying, monitoring and recording changes in structure of enamel, dentin and cementum or Intravenous moderate (conscious) sedation analgesia - each additional 15 minutes.
Anesthesia services are considered completed when the patient may be safely left under the observation of trained personnel and the doctor may safely leave the room to attend to other patients or duties. The level of anesthesia is determined by the anesthesia provider's documentation of the anesthetics effects upon the central nervous system and not dependent upon the route of administration.
Most often D3640 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).
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 D3640 is repairable Endodontic treatment is completed, and the perforation is repaired with appropriate material.
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.