ICD-10-CM Code K00
Disorders of tooth development and eruption
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code K00 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of K00 that describes the diagnosis 'disorders of tooth development and eruption' in more detail.
- K00 Disorders of tooth development and eruption NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code K00 is used to code Oral and maxillofacial pathology
Oral and maxillofacial pathology (also termed oral pathology, stomatognathic disease, dental disease, or mouth disease) refers to the diseases of the mouth ("oral cavity" or "stoma"), jaws ("maxillae" or "gnath") and related structures such as salivary glands, temporomandibular joints, facial muscles and perioral skin (the skin around the mouth). The mouth is an important organ with many different functions. It is also prone to a variety of medical and dental disorders.
|MeSH Codes:||D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057, D009057|
|ICD 9 Codes:||520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 529|
Coding Notes for K00 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Embedded and impacted teeth - instead, use code K01.-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K00 - Disorders of tooth development and eruption'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K00. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.