Question

Q: How is a Cu-Sil® partial denturereported?

A: A Cu-Sil® partial includes a rubber gasket that fits over an anchor tooth. If the partial is fabricated using
a flexible base, then D5225 reports the maxillary partial denture and D5226 reports the mandibular partial
denture. If the partial is fabricated using a resin base, including the Cu-Sil® rubber gaskets, then D5211
reports the maxillary partial denture and D5212 reports the mandibular partial denture.

Q: How is a unilateral partial denture fabricated using Triflex® or Valplast® materials reported?

A: Report D5284, removable unilateral partial denture – one piece flexible base (including retentive/clasping materials, rests, and teeth) – per quadrant for a Triflex® or Valplast® unilateral partial denture. This code reports a unilateral partial with a flexible base.