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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Sep 19, 2022

On this week’s episode of Fast Facts – Coding Edition with Teresa Duncan, MS Teresa gives us a breakdown of D0171 which she believes is not just being underutilized… but criminally underutilized! Tune in to see how you can use this code in your practice. 



That's a periodontal evaluation. I don't think you're doing that post scaling and root planing. I'm guessing that you're really doing a D0171, which is an evaluation post op. So after a procedure post op.”

“I hear from people all the time that once they start using it, they identify all sorts of other scenarios that they should have been using it in, and they're excited to have it.”



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