CDT Code for Dental Removal of Bony Spicule

CDT Code for Dental Removal of Bony Spicule

Alveoplasty is a surgical procedure for recontouring the supporting bone. This is done to address significantly irregular bony areas.

D7310: alveoloplasty in conjunction with extractions –four or more teeth or tooth spaces, per quadrant. It is used when bone recontouring is performed involving 4 or more teeth.

D7311: alveoloplasty in conjunction with extractions –one to three teeth or tooth spaces, per quadrant.

The two codes used above are when the alveoloplasty is a distinct surgical procedure from other surgical extractions.

D7320: alveoloplasty not in conjunction with extractions - four or more teeth or tooth spaces, per quadrant.

D7321: alveoloplasty not in conjunction with extractions - one to three teeth or tooth spaces, per quadrant.

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