SAINT PAUL POLICE DEPARTMENT
MISSING PERSON UNIT
Dental Charting Instructions
For Use In Boxes 001 through 032)
CODE AND DESCRIPTION
A - Missing, closed socket (Healed)
- Missing, open (Not Healed)
- Deciduous with permanent successor present
- Deciduous without permanent successor present (Verified by X-Ray film)
- Fractured or decayed at gingiva (Crown Not Present)
- Tooth apparently prepared but not restored
- Impacted/incompletely erupted
- Information not available
STATUS COLUMN CODING RULES
1. A report should be prepared even if you do not have information available on all teeth.
Use code X for teeth where no information is available.
Only one of the above codes may be used for a tooth.
If none of the above codes described the status of a given tooth, the status box for that
tooth blank (Not Coded).
Unerupted teeth should not be coded as missing if evident in X-ray films.
Use the code D when a deciduous tooth is present, no X-ray films are available to determine
whether the permanent successor is present, and it is believed that the permanent successor
will follow in a normal progression. Code E should be employed only when there is X-ray
If a deciduous tooth has been prepared but not restored, enter the code G.
7. Unusual mixed dentition arrangements should be noted under “Dentist’s Remarks” on
the dental report.
RESTORATION/CARIES COLUMN CODES
(For Use In Boxes 033 through 192)
CODE AND MATERIAL DESCRIPTION
- Temporary type filling (Cement Etc.)
- Gold, other types of case metal, or gold foil
- Acrylic/composit/bonded composite or veneer
- Porcelain fused to metal crown, porcelain fused to metal pontic, or all porcelain crown
- Any combination of 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4 above, for anyone surface
- Stainless steel crown
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- Temporary crown (acrylic, aluminum, Etc.)
- Not identifiable, not recorded, or not remembered
- Caries (Decay). Note: Use this code only when a tooth surface has caries and no restoration.