Most common D8288 code reviews : Onlay - resin-based composite - four or more surfaces, Non-ionizing diagnostic procedure capable of quantifying, monitoring and recording changes in structure of enamel, dentin and cementum or Intravenous moderate (conscious) sedation analgesia - each additional 15 minutes.
Sealant-per tooth Sealants and/or Preventive Resin Restorations are Benefited once per tooth on the occlusal surface of permanent first and second molars for Patients through age fifteen (15). The teeth must be free from caries orrestorations on the occlusal surface. A sealant or preventive resin restoration done on the same date of service and on the same surface as a restoration is considered a component of the restoration, and the fee for the sealant or preventive resin restoration is Disallowed.
Most often D8288 related to the diagnosis of an infection, which may be covered by a patient`s medical insurance the dental office may want to confirm which plan offers the best benefits to the patient).
Removal of a portion of the pulp and D8288 application of a medicament with the aim of maintaining the vitality of the remaining portion to encourage continued physiological development andormation of the root. This procedure is not to be construed as the first stage of root canal therapy.
Indirectly fabricated post and core in addition to crown is Benefited only on a completed endodontically treated tooth. **An indirectly fabricated post and core for an anterior tooth is Benefited only when there is insufficient tooth structure to support an indirectly fabricated restoration due to loss of actual tooth structure from caries or fracture. If sufficient tooth structure remains, the fee for the post and core is Disallowed.