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Srp help

If I have a ptn with 4mm pockets around molars and premolars with minimal bone loss and slight Radiographic calculus, is this a no brain srp??

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Whether or not a patient needs SRP depends on active infection and attachment loss (bone loss, recession, etc.). Calculus is not necessarily a determining factor. The question is, is there active infection?
Here is a link that walks you through the periodontal protocol which may help in your determination, do keep in mind this was written before the gingivitis code (D4346) was available:

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