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#1 Posted : Saturday, April 10, 2021 4:44:36 PM(UTC)
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CPT code for the repositioning of the mandible for the young child.
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#2 Posted : Friday, April 16, 2021 7:31:30 AM(UTC)
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Hi Guest!

How is the mandible being repositioned? Surgically, with a removable or fixed appliance, etc?
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:22:26 PM(UTC)
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by removable appliance, thank you.
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#4 Posted : Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:25:01 PM(UTC)
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By removable appliance, thsnk you.
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#5 Posted : Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:50:55 AM(UTC)
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Hi Guest!

Ok great.

If this is a custom made oral sleep appliance (to treat snoring/sleep apnea/sleep disordered breathing), you will use:
0486 - Oral device/appliance used to reduce upper airway collapsibility, adjustable or non-adjustable, custom fabricated, includes fitting and adjustment

If this is a prefabricated oral sleep appliance (to treat snoring/sleep apnea/sleep disordered breathing), you will use:
E0485 - Oral device/appliance used to reduce upper airway collapsibility, adjustable or non-adjustable, prefabricated, includes fitting and adjustment


If it is a removable appliance isn't for sleep, there aren't great crosscodes available to represent removable appliances, so they typically end up falling under a "misc", "unspecified" or "by report" type code, such as:
21299 - Unlisted craniofacial and maxillofacial procedure


Hope this helps!
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#6 Posted : Friday, May 14, 2021 9:09:42 PM(UTC)
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