CPT® 41874, Under Other Procedures on the Dentoalveolar Structures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 41874 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Procedures on the Dentoalveolar Structures.

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Summary

Alveoloplasty is done prior to placement of a dental prosthesis.  In order to facilitate smooth fitting of the denture, the dentist performs alveoloplasty to make the alveolar process smoother. Sometimes, the alveolar process becomes deformed due to periodontal disease. This is also one of the reasons for performing an alveoloplasty.

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