CDT D8080Get information about CDT D8080 dental procedure code with description :
Comprehensive orthodontic treatment of the adolescent dentition. It usually uses fixed orthodontic appliances as braces. Comprehensive treatment may incorporate more than one phase of treatment. Expander, partial fixed appliance and headgear is used in stage one whereas placement of full arch fixed appliance is done in stage two. Both fall under the category of Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment.
CDT D8080 Category : ORTHODONTICS
The total number of codes in the Orthodontics category of service is fewer than most other categories.The purpose of an orthodontic procedure is to reposition teeth in a dental arch and influence skeletal and muscular changes in the oral and maxillofacial complex. This restores health, occlusion, esthetics, or any combination to an acceptable treatment result. Acceptability is to be determined by both the patient (or the patient’s parent or guardian) and the treating doctor.
- LIMITED ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT
- INTERCEPTIVE ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT
- COMPREHENSIVE ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT
- MINOR TREATMENT TO CONTROL HARMFUL HABITS
- OTHER ORTHODONTIC SERVICES AND ANCILLARY CODES