CPT® 21082, Under Prosthesis-Impression and Custom Preparation

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21082 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Prosthesis-Impression and Custom Preparation.

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Summary

The provider prepares a custom palatal augmentation prosthesis to aid in reshaping of the hard palate, or roof of the mouth. Use of the prosthesis improves tongue and palate contact during speech and swallowing in patients with impaired tongue mobility. He prepares the prosthesis by taking an impression, or negative imprint, and building a mold.

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