IW2: Insurance Workshop: The Science of Coding

Saturday Insurance Workshop Series
Ticketed Course

Saturday, Oct. 27
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

David L. Cochran

Samuel B. Low

Jeffrey S. Sherry
W. Lee Young, Jr.

Marie C. Schweinebraten

Moderator: Marie C. Schweinebraten (AAP insurance consultant)
Cost: $80 per seminar, or all four seminars for $275; limited attendance.

A track of 90-minute seminars will feature speakers presenting an overview of current techniques and supporting science on various topics, followed by input from Marie Schweinebraten, American Academy of Periodontology insurance consultant, on applicable coding and insurance claim issues. A 15-minute Q&A session will conclude each seminar. While all ticketed meeting registrants are welcome to attend, these sessions are intended for periodontists.

IW2A:Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy
8 - 9:30 a.m.

Program Track: Treatment of Periodontal Diseases and Peri-Implant Diseases
Speaker: Samuel B. Low
1.5 CE

Educational Objectives:
• Review current treatment planning for initial therapy.
• Discuss current approaches to scaling and root planing.
• Review adjunctive procedures with scaling and root planing.
• Learn appropriate coding and third-party requirements for reimbursement.

IW2B: Bone Grafting for Edentulous Areas
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Program Track: Tissue Engineering and Hard Tissue Reconstruction
Speaker: David L. Cochran
1.5 CE  

Educational Objectives:
• Review basic principles of periodontal-guided tissue regeneration.
• Evaluate extraction sites for regeneration.
• Review the availability of various bone graft materials and their characteristics.
• Discuss technique for regeneration in extraction site.
• Learn appropriate coding for extraction sites vs. implant and edentulous areas.

IW2C: Full-Arch Immediate Implant Treatment
12:30 - 2 p.m.

Program Track: Implant Surgery and Prosthetic Rehabilitation
Speaker: Jeffrey S. Sherry
1.5 CE  

Educational Objectives:
• Discuss appropriateness and considerations for full-arch implant treatment.
• Demonstrate treatment planning requirements for optimal care.
• Review surgical technique.
• Learn appropriate coding for procedures involved in full-arch implant treatment.

IW2D: Anesthesia
2:30 - 4 p.m.

Program Track: Sedation and Anxiety Management
Speaker: W. Lee Young, Jr.
1.5 CE  

Educational Objectives:
• Explain different anesthesia levels.
• Review current anesthesia techniques and their appropriate applicability.
• Learn expected documentation with anesthesia.
• Acquire appropriate coding for anesthesia.


The American Academy of Periodontology is an ADA CERP® recognized education provider.


ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. The AAP cautions participants for these CE activities about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.