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ICD-10-CM Code K03.6
Deposits [accretions] on teeth

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

K03.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of deposits [accretions] on teeth. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for K03.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Betel deposits [accretions] on teeth
Black deposits [accretions] on teeth
Extrinsic staining of teeth NOS
Green deposits [accretions] on teeth
Materia alba deposits [accretions] on teeth
Orange deposits [accretions] on teeth
Staining of teeth NOS
Subgingival dental calculus
Supragingival dental calculus
Tobacco deposits [accretions] on teeth

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases with MCC.
  • DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases with CC.
  • DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Extrinsic staining of teeth associated with inadequate oral hygiene (disorder)
  • Green intrinsic staining of tooth (disorder)
  • Teeth staining due to pulpal bleeding (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K03.6 - Deposits [accretions] on teeth'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K03.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Tartar(teeth) (dental calculus) (K03.6)
Accretions, tooth, teeth (K03.6)


Accretions on teeth (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 523.6 was previously used, K03.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: K03 - Other diseases of hard tissues of teeth

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