ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 20, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Disturbances in tooth eruption K00.6

K00.6 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K00.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K00-K14 Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
Category K00 Disorders of tooth development and eruption

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Dentia praecox
  • Natal tooth
  • Neonatal tooth
  • Premature eruption of tooth
  • Premature shedding of primary [deciduous] tooth
  • Prenatal teeth
  • Retained [persistent] primary tooth
Excludes2
  • embedded and impacted teeth (K01.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Disturbances in tooth eruption”

  • Anomaly, anomalous(congenital) (unspecified type) - Q89.9
  • Dentia praecox - K00.6
  • Dentition(syndrome) - K00.7
    • delayed - K00.6
    • precocious - K00.6
    • premature - K00.6
    • retarded - K00.6
  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
  • Disturbance(s)See also Disease
    • tooth
      • eruption - K00.6
  • Eruption
    • tooth, teeth, abnormal(incomplete) (late) (premature) (sequence) - K00.6
  • Natal tooth, teeth - K00.6
  • NeonatalSee also Newborn
    • tooth, teeth - K00.6
  • Persistence, persistent(congenital)
    • primary(deciduous)
      • teeth - K00.6
  • Prenatal
    • teeth - K00.6
  • RetentionSee also Retained
    • deciduous tooth - K00.6
  • Shedding
    • premature, primary teeth(deciduous) - K00.6
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.