CDT Code for Dental Local Anesthesia

There are different types of sedation used in the dental industry. Not only do they provide increased tolerance for dental procedures but also a safe dental treatment plan for individuals of a certain age.

Codes and probable benefit interpretations for anesthesia include:

D9210: Local Anesthesia not in Conjunction with Operative or Surgical Procedures. Insurance may provide a benefit when anesthesia is used for the diagnosis of a specific problem. No benefit will be applied for a local anesthesia used during routine dental treatment.

D9215: Local Anesthesia in conjunction with operative or surgical procedures.

D7000 - D7999: Includes oral and maxillofacial surgery. Extractions (include local anesthesia, suturing, if needed, and routine postoperative care)