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Dental reception

  1. 1. Dental Receptioning new vocabulary and codes Mardie Perez PID 3240
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Acronym </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where did it come from? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Common codes for cleaning
  4. 4. New patient exam <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>When a new patient comes in your office </li></ul><ul><li>NP exam …. comes from… N ew P atient exam </li></ul>
  5. 5. Specific exam <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>When a client comes in your office to have something looked at. This is not a full general check up. </li></ul><ul><li>Client has a specific problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Can sometimes be used instead of an emergency exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Spec exam ….. comes from … spec ific exam </li></ul>
  6. 6. Recall exam <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>General check up of the mouth. </li></ul><ul><li>Coincides with a cleaning appointment. </li></ul><ul><li>r/c …. comes from… R e C all exam </li></ul>
  7. 7. hygiene <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A cleaning appointment that does not include polish and fluoride, and check up. </li></ul><ul><li>Purely just scaling and root planing appointment </li></ul><ul><li>Duration is decided by the dentist or hygienist; patient to patient case basis </li></ul><ul><li>Hyg …. comes from… HYG iene </li></ul>
  8. 8. scaling <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning and removal of plaque and tartar (calculus) that is above the gumline </li></ul><ul><li>SC ….. comes from .. SC aling </li></ul>
  9. 9. Root planing <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of plaque, tartar (calculus), and dead tissue (granulated tissue) under the gums </li></ul><ul><li>rtpl … comes from … R oo T PL aning </li></ul><ul><li>rp … comes from… R oot P laning </li></ul>
  10. 10. bitewings <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A type of xray that takes a picture of both top and bottom teeth together. </li></ul><ul><li>It is used to detect cavities </li></ul><ul><li>BW …. comes from …. B ite W ing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Periapical <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A type of xray that is focused on one area or set of teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>Used to detect any abnormalities around the area being inspected </li></ul><ul><li>PA … comes from... P eri A pical </li></ul>
  12. 12. Panoramic <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A picture of the whole mouth, includes sinuses and the TMJ (temporo mandibular joint) </li></ul><ul><li>Used to detect of any abnormalities and teeth growth pattern for children, and detection of wisdom teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Pan… came from … PAN oramic </li></ul>
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  14. 14. Full mouth series <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of PA and BW xrays in one holder </li></ul><ul><li>FMS … comes from… F ull M outh S eries </li></ul><ul><li>FMX … comes from… F ull M outh series (x) </li></ul>
  15. 15. prophy <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of stains on the teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Stain from food and smoking </li></ul><ul><li>pro …. comes from ….. PRO phy </li></ul><ul><li>prophy …. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Fluoride <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>“ vitamins for your teeth” </li></ul><ul><li>Preventive measure to help prevent cavties </li></ul><ul><li>Fl … comes from … FL ouride </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>It comes in 3 forms: </li></ul><ul><li>Rinse and spit </li></ul><ul><li>Foam and gel </li></ul><ul><li>Varnish </li></ul>
  18. 18. Prophy and flouride <ul><li>Pro/fl …. 2 codes combined in one line… but billed separately </li></ul>
  19. 19. unit <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Term used for “time” </li></ul><ul><li>Can be a 15 or 10 mins blocks, depends on the office you are in. </li></ul><ul><li>1u = 15 mins or 10 mins </li></ul><ul><li>2u = 30 mins or 20 mins. </li></ul><ul><li>½ u = 7 mins or 5 mins. </li></ul><ul><li>U … comes from … U nit </li></ul>
  20. 20. Sample cleaning appointment <ul><li>r/c </li></ul><ul><li>2bw </li></ul><ul><li>2pa </li></ul><ul><li>2u sc </li></ul><ul><li>2u rp </li></ul><ul><li>Pro/fl </li></ul>
  21. 21. Sample hygiene appointment <ul><li>3 u sc </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 u rtpl </li></ul><ul><li>2 u sc </li></ul><ul><li>2 u rp </li></ul><ul><li>Spec exam (47) </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 u sc </li></ul>
  22. 22. Common codes for fillings
  23. 23. filling <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>It is a restoration to fill cavities </li></ul><ul><li>Fill … comes from …. FILL ing </li></ul><ul><li>flg. …. comes from … F i L lin G </li></ul>
  24. 24. Amalgam <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A type of filling that uses mercury </li></ul><ul><li>and silver </li></ul><ul><li>“ silver filling” </li></ul><ul><li>Amg …. comes from ….. AM al G am </li></ul>
  25. 25. composite <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A type of filling that uses </li></ul><ul><li>polymer resin </li></ul><ul><li>“ tooth color filling” </li></ul><ul><li>Co …. comes from…. CO mposite </li></ul><ul><li>Comp …. comes from ….. COMP osite </li></ul>
  26. 26. Surfaces of teeth <ul><li>The next set of codes refer to the surfaces of the teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>M … comes from… M esial </li></ul><ul><li>O … comes from… O cclusal </li></ul><ul><li>D … comes from… D istal </li></ul><ul><li>B … comes from… B uccal </li></ul><ul><li>L … comes from… L ingual </li></ul><ul><li>V …. comes from… V estibular </li></ul>
  27. 27. adjustment <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>When a client has had a filling done and needs an adjustment because now that the anesthesia has worn off, it feels too high or it feels “off” </li></ul><ul><li>Adj .. comes from… ADJ ustment </li></ul>
  28. 28. pins <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A “post” that is used to help hold the filling in place </li></ul><ul><li>Used when there is not enough tooth surface left and trying to restore the tooth </li></ul>
  29. 29. Onlay and Inlay <ul><li>Defn: onlay </li></ul><ul><li>A type of restoration that is sent out to a lab to be made and then placed on the tooth </li></ul><ul><li>Cusp of teeth are involved </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Defn: inlay </li></ul><ul><li>Same as an onlay except there are no cusp. More grooves. </li></ul><ul><li>Onlay and inlays are used when the surface of the tooth needs to be fixed is big and know that regular fillings (amalgam or composite) will not be enough to save the tooth </li></ul>
  31. 31. Sample of filling appointment <ul><li>36 MOD CO surefill shade A </li></ul><ul><li>45 L amg </li></ul><ul><li>38 MODL CO plus 2 pins shade B2 </li></ul>
  32. 32. Extensive treatments
  33. 33. Root canal treatment <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A treatment don e when the cavity has become so big that it penetrated inside the canals and nerves of the tooth . </li></ul><ul><li>Rct …. comes from… R oot C anal T reatment </li></ul>
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  35. 35. crowns <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Type of restoration when the tooth that needs to be saved has little surface left. </li></ul><ul><li>The crown is made in the lab and then placed on the tooth after </li></ul><ul><li>It looks like an actual tooth. </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Types of crowns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P orcelain F used to M etal : pfm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F ull G old CR own : fg cr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P orcelain Cr own </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. dentures <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>“ false teeth” </li></ul><ul><li>Types: </li></ul> D enture (D) U pper (U) L ower (L) P artial (P) PUD PLD C omplete (C) CUD CLD
  38. 38. extraction <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>To take a tooth out. </li></ul><ul><li>Ext ... comes from …. EXT raction </li></ul><ul><li>Exo … comes from … ?? (no idea where the term came from) but some dentist uses this abbreviation </li></ul>
  39. 39. Bridge work <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Type of treatment to replace a missing tooth with a crown. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses the adjacent tooth as anchors </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative treatment to dentures </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Abutment: the post </li></ul><ul><li>Abut .. comes from … ABUT ment </li></ul><ul><li>Pontic: fake tooth </li></ul><ul><li>Pont … comes from … PONT ic </li></ul>
  41. 41. Children specific treatment <ul><li>f/s sealant </li></ul><ul><li>Ss cr </li></ul><ul><li>Space maintainers </li></ul>
  42. 42. Pit and fissure sealant <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>A preventive measure for cavities </li></ul><ul><li>It is used mainly for children who just had their adult teeth erupted (grown in) recently </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly used for pit and fissures (deep grooves of the teeth) </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the time used for back teeth </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>f/s sealants … comes from …. pit and F i S sure SEALANT </li></ul>
  44. 44. Stainless steel crowns <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Type of crown that is used mainly for children </li></ul><ul><li>Ss crown … comes from … S tainless S teel CROWN </li></ul>
  45. 45. Space maintainers <ul><li>Defn: </li></ul><ul><li>Used to save the space when the primary teeth has exoliated (fall off) or extracted (take out) earlier than expected </li></ul><ul><li>Primary teeth are guides of where the adult teeth should be coming in </li></ul><ul><li>Used to help prevent misaligned teeth in the future </li></ul>
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  47. 47. <ul><li>Reference: </li></ul><ul><li>All websites were retrieved on May 3 rd 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Bitewing: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>PA: </li></ul><ul><li>http :// </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Fmx: </li></ul><ul><li>http :// </li></ul><ul><li>Pan: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Prophy: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Fluoride: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Cavity: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Amalgam: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Composite: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Tooth surface: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Pins: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Onlay: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Inlay: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>RCT </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>Crowns: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Dentures </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /2010/02/18/dentures-in-general-with-emphasis-on-immediate-dentures/ </li></ul><ul><li>Bridgework </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Pit fissure: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Stainless steel crown: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  50. 50. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>space maintainers </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>