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    What ICD codes are appropriate to use for a child coming in for an Initial
    Exam, and if a Dental Carie is found. Can 52100 be the primary Diagnosis?
    Thanks - Elvira

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    I am not familiar with dental codes, but if there is a dx for an annual dental exam, i would use that primary followed by the carie dx.

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