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The new gingival inflammation code: Part 2 -- Case examples
December 7, 2016 -- In the first part of this series, Patti DiGangi introduced the new dental code for gingival inflammation. She wrote that this code fills a gap in exiting insurance codes and has the power to finally bring the medical relevance to gingivitis treatment. The second part of her series offers case examples and discusses opportunities for practices.  Discuss
The new gingival inflammation code: Part 1 -- Opportunity or chaos?
November 30, 2016 -- There have been very few times in the history of dentistry that a single innovation or technology has been the catalyst for radically changing the game. This is one of those times. However, as Patti DiGangi writes, this game-changer isn't a high-tech gadget. It's an insurance code.  Discuss
New DentalCodeology book covers gingivitis CDT code
October 21, 2016 -- The latest installment of the DentalCodeology minibook series focuses on the new Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) for gingivitis treatment.  Discuss
ADA releases 2017 code manual
September 1, 2016 -- The ADA has released CDT 2017: Dental Procedure Codes, the latest edition of codes for documentation and reimbursement. The new codes will go into effect on January 1, 2017.  Discuss
ICD codes are coming: 5 ways to get prepared
August 23, 2016 -- When it comes to submitting dental claims, it's easy to make simple mistakes. Coding experts Dr. Charles Blair and Glenda Hood share five tips for clean claims in part two of their series on diagnostic coding.  Discuss
ICD codes are coming: Here's what you need to know
August 15, 2016 -- It's only a matter of time before you'll need to use ICD-10 diagnostic codes in your dental practice. In part one of a two-part series, coding experts Dr. Charles Blair and Glenda Hood explain why diagnostic codes are relevant for dentistry.  Discuss
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