Results for Dentistry/Oral Surgery
Lefort 1 Fracture Repair
The provider reconstructs the patient`s facial bones in a LeFort I midface surgery to correct congenital or acquired deformities such as long face syndrome, an elongation of the lower face caused by childhood mouth breathing. The provider moves the maxilla, or upper jaw bone, and associated bones forward, repositioning the teeth bearing part of the maxilla. CPT Code: 21141
Chin Enlargement via Osseous Genioplasty (sliding)
A provider changes the appearance of a receding chin in a genioplasty procedure. He incises the jaw bone and slides it forward. He performs the procedure to improve cosmetic appearance or for reasons of medical necessity, such as correcting problems with a patient’s bite or to treat obstructive sleep apnea. CPT Code: 21121
Dental restoration (level 1) - Pediatric
Use this code to report a procedure on the teeth and adjoining alveolar structures for which there is no specific code available. CPT Code: 41899
TMJ Arthroplasty, Unilateral (One Side)
A provider performs an arthroplasty, joint surgical reconstruction or replacement, of the temporomandibular joint, the hinge that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone of the skull. He uses graft material he obtains from the patient’s own body to repair, reposition, or replace parts of the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, to improve function of the jaw. CPT Code: 21240
Mandibular and Maxillary Osteotomy
The provider reconstructs the patient`s facial bones to correct congenital or acquired deformities. She moves the maxilla, or upper jaw bone, and associated bones forward, in 3 or more segments, repositioning the teeth bearing part of the maxilla, in a LeFort I procedure of the midface. CPT Code: 21143
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