Prophylaxis, or prophy for short, is the dentist's name for what's commonly called a cleaning. Dental cleanings are performed as a preventative measure to thoroughly clean your teeth by removing plaque and stains. The American Dental Association recommends that you get a cleaning a minimum of once a year, although most dentists recommend the a cleaning and oral evaluation every 6 months.
Common CDT codes for Prophylaxis:
-  Prophylaxis - adult
-  Prophylaxis - child
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