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