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Patient—type of dental service provided, code N[N]{X}

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of dental service provided (code)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term498287
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe type of dental service provided to a patient on an occasion of service, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—type of dental service provided

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[N]{X}
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0Diagnostic
1Preventive
1aFull mouth Fluoride
2Periodontic
3Surgery/exodontia
4Endodontic
5Restorative
6Crown or bridge
7Prosthetics
8Orthodontic
9Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
98Unknown
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 0   Diagnostic

Is a service which includes:

  • consultation
  • examination
  • radiological examinations and interpretation. 

CODE 1   Preventive

Is a service which includes:

  • Fluoride varnish per arch/single tooth
  • Dental prophylaxis and bleaching
  • Remineralisation agents.

CODE 1(a) Full mouth fluoride

Is a thin layer of fluoride varnish applied directly onto teeth considered at high risk of caries.

CODE 2   Periodontic

Is a service which includes:

  • the insertion of sutures
  • normal post-operative care
  • suture removal.

CODE 3   Surgery/Exodontia

Is a service which includes:

  • Extractions
  • Surgical extractions
  • Surgery for prostheses
  • Treatment for maxillo-facial injuries.

CODE 4   Endodontic

Is a service which includes:

  • Pulp and root canal treatments.

CODE 5 Restorative

Is a service which includes:

  • Metallic restorations
  • Adhesive restorations
  • Tooth-coloured restorations.

CODE 6 Crown or bridge

Is a service which includes:

  • Crowns
  • Provisional crown and bridge
  • Crown and bridge repairs.

CODE 7 Prosthetics

Is a service which includes:

  • Dentures and denture components
  • Denture maintenance
  • Denture repairs.

CODE 8   Orthodontic

Is a service which includes:

  • Removable appliances
  • Fixed appliances 
  • Extra-oral appliances.

CODE 9   Other

Is a service which includes:

  • emergencies
  • drug therapy
  • anaesthesia, sedation and relaxation therapy
  • occlusal therapy
  • miscellaneous.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termAustralian Dental Association Inc. The Australian Schedule of Dental Services and Glossary, Tenth Edition. Sydney: ADA. p. 1-48

Relational attributes

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See also Patient—type of dental service provided, text X[X(99)] Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory: Dental Services DSS, 2011 Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014

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