CDT Codes for Dental Space Maintainers

CDT Codes for Dental Space Maintainers

There can be premature loss of any tooth due to caries or orthodontic serial extraction,Which may result in the gaining space and shifting of the adjacent teeth to occupy the space, This can hinder the growth of the erupting permanent teeth, Space maintainers will be used to maintain the space between the teeth and provide space for eruption of permanent teeth.Generally used in children having Primary/Mixed Dentition.

Consists of 2 Types:

  1. Fixed space maintainers: Maxillary, Mandibular.
  2. Removable space maintainers: Maxillary, Mandibular.

D1510: space maintainer fixed unilateral:Fixed Space maintainer applicable on single side(Any Quadrant) of the oral cavity.

D1516: fixed bilateral space maintainer:Fixed Space maintainer applicable on upper arch of Oral Cavity, Covers right and left quadrant of the upper arch.

D1517: fixed bilateral space maintainer:Fixed Space maintainer applicable on lower arch of Oral Cavity, Covers right and left quadrant of the lower arch.

D1520: Removable unilateral space maintainer:Removable Space maintainer applicable on single side(Any Quadrant) of the oral cavity.

D1526: Removable bilateral space maintainer: Removable Space maintainer applicable on upper arch of Oral Cavity,Covers right and left quadrant of the upper arch.

D1527: Removable bilateral space maintainer: Removable Space maintainer applicable on lower arch of Oral Cavity,Covers right and left quadrant of the lower arch.

D1551: re‐cement or re‐bond bilateral space maintainer:Recementation or Rebonding of the Fixed space maintainer that is applied on the Upper arch/Maxillary arch.

D1552: re‐cement or re‐bond bilateral space maintainer:Recementation or Rebonding of the Fixed space maintainer that is applied on the Lower arch/Mandibular arch.

D1553: re‐cement or re‐bond unilateral space maintainer:Recementation or Rebonding of the Removable space maintainer that is applied on any quadrant of the oral cavity.

D1556: removal of fixed unilateral space maintainer per quadrant:Removal of fixed space maintainer applied on any quadrant of the oral cavity.

D1557: removal of fixed bilateral space maintainer:Removal of fixed space maintainer applied on upper arch of the oral cavity or on Maxillary arch.

D1558: removal of fixed bilateral space maintainer:Removal of fixed space maintainer applied on lower arch of the oral cavity or on Mandibular arch.

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