CDT Code for Dental Extraction

CDT Code for Dental Extraction

Also referred to as “tooth extraction” or “tooth pulling”Dental Extraction is the removal of teeth from socket in the alveolar bone. The major reason behind tooth extraction is a decayed tooth, diseased gum or trauma associated with toothache. Tooth extraction is a straightforward process and can be performed quickly.

D7111 is the procedure code that reports the removal of a soft tissue retained coronal remnant of primary tooth.

D7140: This dental procedure code covers simple extraction, and specifically refers to the removal of an erupted (or visible) tooth, or one with a root that has been exposed due to trauma or decay.

D7210: Extraction, erupted tooth requiring removal of bone and/or sectioning of tooth, and including elevation of mucoperiosteal flap if indicated Includes related cutting of gingival and bone, removal of tooth structure, minor smoothing of socket and closure.

D7220: Removal of impacted ( not completely erupted) tooth - soft tissue

D7230: Removal of impacted tooth - partially bony

D7240: Removal of impacted tooth - completely bony

D7241: Removal of impacted tooth - completely bony, with unusual surgical complications

D7250: Removal of residual/ remaining tooth roots (cutting procedure)

D7251: Coronectomy – intentional partial tooth removal

Note: EXTRACTIONS INCLUDES LOCAL ANESTHESIA, SUTURING, IF NEEDED, AND ROUTINE POSTOPERATIVE CARE

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