D4240 Gingival flap procedure, including root planing – four or more contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant

What dental code is D4240?

D4240 is the dental code for a surgical procedure to allow debridement (cleaning) of a tooth’s root surface and the removal of inflamed gums. It is for at least 4 teeth in a quadrant of the mouth. The code is officially known as “gingival flap procedure, including root planing – four or more contiguous teeth or tooth bounded spaces per quadrant.”

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