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Need help with dental billing codes and procedure, my
Second opinion] Hi, need help with dental billing codes and procedure, my dentist told me I have to have a deep cleaning, here are the codes she used 4341, 4999,4921,4342, my insurance does not cover … read more
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For my wife, who is getting a full set of upper and lower dentures, I need to know if dental code D6053 includes the placement of implants for implant supported dentures? … read more
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I have put off going to the dentist as I was scared, embarrassed. Finally went and found out I need deep cleaning with Period SRP and Gingival Irrigation. I am OK with this as I think it is needed. Ho… read more
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I live in NM. My new dentist proposes that 4341 be done. It
I live in NM. My new dentist proposes that 4341 be done. It seems to be done in combination with some laser treatment 4999. I probably can benefit from the deep cleaning. I do not recall that it has e… read more
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I have (2) chipped teeth that need to be fixed, teeth (9 &
I have (2) chipped teeth that need to be fixed, teeth (9 & 10). I have great insurance but was given a bill that I do not understand that I would like advice on before I go tomorrow to have the work d… read more
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I guess another term for "Periodontal scaling and root planning" is called deep cleaning? what is the difference of this compared to a regular cleaning at the dentist? and in general, can prices be mu… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I've been issued a proposed "treatment plan" from a dentist
I've been issued a proposed "treatment plan" from a dentist -- for $1400 after insurance! Really, some items on it don't seem to be critical...For example, how does debridement differ from standard cl… read more
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I need a dental implant on a molar. What procedure codes
I need a dental implant on a molar. What procedure codes would a periodontist typically bill for? I need to know so I can get an idea how much my insurance would cover. Thanks… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I went to a new dentist (recommended by my girlfriend, a
I went to a new dentist (recommended by my girlfriend, a hygentist, that use to work for this office years ago)to talk about getting 2 teeth put on implants I had done in emergency surgery back in Mar… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I have a couple small gaps in my teeth. Where I have the
I have a couple small gaps in my teeth. Where I have the gaps, my gums don't meet my teeth and I've developed pockets. My dentist and her gums specialist recommend closing the gap between my teeth, wh… read more
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I don't want to accuse this dentist quite yet - but this is
I don't want to accuse this dentist quite yet - but this is very shady. I saw a dentist a month ago and was told I had 8 cavities and needed 2 slightly chipped front teeth fixed. They told me this cos… read more
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I understand that for scaling each quadrant can be up to
I understand that for scaling each quadrant can be up to $400. My question is about this other item on my bill which is an additional $700 (in the procedure for scaling two quadrants): "Local delivery… read more
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The dental bill to the insurance company said he did a
The dental bill to the insurance company said he did a clinic crown lenghtening-hard tissue.(d4249) AND (d96300) What he did was a to remove an old crown and replace it with a new crown. My gums were … read more
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I recently had a root canal performed by a endodentist. The
Hi there, I recently had a root canal performed by a endodentist. The office verbally told me that they were going to charge me for decalcification that wasn't covered by the insurance, to which I agr… read more
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Hello, I was at my new dentist last week to have one of my teeth extracted. I brought in a Benson full mouth x-ray and my dentist told me that I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled as well. The tooth t… read more
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I just had scaling and root planing and irrigation done. I
I just had scaling and root planing and irrigation done. I was charged full prince for the "irrigation" coded D04998 but my dental insurance covers "medicinal application/irrigation" coded D9630. Are … read more
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My son had to have oral surgery. He had a tumor D7450 and impacted teeth D7240 removed. The insurance company is saying that procedure D7450 is not covered a covered dental expense since it is conside… read more
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I recently went to see a dentist for a clean. To my
Hi I recently went to see a dentist for a clean. To my understanding I was suppose to get a deep clean, however I was in the chair for only about an hour without anesthesia. The dentist and his staff … read more
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