Understanding D2799 Dental Code for Temporary Crowns

What ADA CDT dental code is D2799?

D2799 is the ADA CDT dental code for a crown that is an interim/temporary restoration (for a period of at least six months) that allows for healing or completion of other procedures while it is placed. This is commonly used as the temporary crown ADA dental code. The code description is officially “provisional crown– further treatment or completion of diagnosis necessary prior to final impression.”

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