Solving the Mystery of D4346: More than BOP

RDH Evening Express September 20, 2017 Using the new D4346 CDT 2017 code, we can finally treat gingivitis after decades of merely dumping gingival inflammation into the same category as health. This new code can potentially close the loop and elevate our standard of care. With increasing research pointing to the connection between oral disease and medical conditions, the timing is perfect. Early recognition ensures earlier intervention and disease prevention. This code can boost the bottom line of the practice when we take the time to examine an update our systems. It’s isn’t just a number; it’s a game changer for dentists, hygienists, business professionals and every staff member. In this webinar, we will provide 8 simple steps to save time, reduce frustration and increase profitability. Identify 8 major focus points to grasp to correctly implement the D4346 code Recognize which type of oral evaluation is appropriate before delivery of D4346 Identify ways to quantify inflammation to support submission of new D4346 Differentiate this new scaling procedure (D4346) from the current debridement procedure (D4355), prophylaxis (D1110/D1120) and scaling and root planning codes (D4341 and D4342 https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1161097&tp_key=5303914a42

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