Classification of materials: Identifying dental materials is an important part of identifying the most appropriate code for several Categories of Service. (restorative, prosthodontics, fixed)
This summary should act as a guide in assisting you to find the most applicable code to describe the service/material provided.
| High Nobel Alloys
||Nobel Metal Content > 60% (gold +platinum group*) and gold >40%
| Titanium and Titanium Alloys
|| Titanium >85%
| Nobel Alloys
|| Nobel Metal Content > 25% (gold + platinum group*)
| Predominantly Base Alloys
|| Nobel Metal Content < 25% ( gold + platinum group*)
Refers to pressed, fired, polished or milled materials containing predominantly inorganic refractory compounds including porcelains, glasses, ceramics, and glass-ceramics.
Refers to any resin-based composite, including fiber or ceramic reinforced polymer compounds and glass ionomers.
Dr. Joan Monaco will be presenting the following courses at Resource Day this October:
Resource Day Information
- Bullet Proofing Your Records
- Coding Challenges with Dr. Joan