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Achieving Reimbursement for Periodontal Treatment

Course Details

Course name: Achieving Reimbursement for Periodontal Treatment

Course length: 30 minutes

Number of modules: 6

Length per module: 5-8 minutes each

Price: $199.99

Overall goal: Learn how to document cases to achieve 99% case reimbursement rates.

Recommended for dentists, hygienists, clinical and front team members



Are you getting denied for legitimate claims on common services like SRP? Do you ever have patients upset because they owe more money after their EOB comes in? Are your perio treatments constantly getting denied or disallowed?

Offices that use this information often do hundreds of SRP cases a year with a <1% denial rate. This course will help teach you and your team simple and practical steps to guide you to a better understanding of insurance, perio, and how you can manage treatment, coding, and acceptance. Are you ready to change dealing with insurance from a nightmare to just a mild annoyance?


  • Understand background ADA/AAP data
  • Learn what many providers miss in documentation
  • Review what insurance companies need to see for reimbursement


1. Background Data

ADA/AAP studies and what they mean for the office, why offices often do not do well with perio, empowerment for the hygienist and front team to do it right.

2. Understanding the Perio Chart

Review of clinical attachment levels, pocket depths, gingival margins and why they all matter to documentation, the case, and ultimately getting insurance coverage.

3. Documentation Requirements

Explanation of x-rays, photos, narrative, clinical notes, along with case examples.

4. Narratives and Clinical Notes

Discussion of common reasons cases are denied.

5. Other Periodontal Service

Discussion of other codes including full mouth debridement and gingival debridement.

6. Quiz for CE

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