CDT Code for Dental Palliative Treatment

Dental Code D9110 is for palliative care (minor procedures) on emergency visits.It reports minor procedures to reduce discomfort, sensitivity, or pain at an emergency visit. Many dentists confuse D9110 with D0140 for emergency visits when treating a patient for pain or discomfort. Palliative D9110 should not be used in conjunction with a definitive procedure such as a filling or extraction.