D6242 Pontic – porcelain fused to noble metal

What ADA CDT dental code is D6242?

D6242 is the ADA CDT dental code for a pontic, which is the middle fake tooth in a bridge that replaces a missing tooth. It is made of ceramic or porcelain on the outside, and a noble metal on the inside. It can be used for a tooth bridge code or an implant bridge dental code, but it refers to only the pontic in the bridge. The code is officially known as “pontic – porcelain fused to noble metal.”

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