What Is the Insurance Code for a Tooth Extraction?

As of 2015, the Current Dental Terminology codes for a surgical extraction range from D7210 to D7251, according to a policy of coverage for Aetna dated April 17, 2015. The code D7210 indicates surgical removal of an erupted tooth that requires removal of bone, notes the state of Wisconsin's Forward Health portal. The code D7140 means a dentist removed a tooth with forceps.