CPT® 21079, Under Prosthesis-Impression and Custom Preparation

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21079 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Prosthesis-Impression and Custom Preparation.

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Summary

An interim obturator prosthesis is a temporary prosthetic implant used to close the cavity created in the mouth after surgical resection of a part or the whole of maxilla, or upper jaw bone. The provider applies a substance that conforms to the patient’s intraoral structures in order to form an impression, or negative imprint, from which a mold will be built.

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