ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Dental caries on smooth surface

  ICD-10 Code for Dental caries on smooth surface limited to enamel K02.61

K02.61 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K02.61 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 K02 Dental caries

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Inclusion Term
  • White spot lesions [initial caries] on smooth surface of tooth

Related Terms to “Dental caries on smooth surface limited to enamel”

  • Caries
    • dental(dentino enamel junction) (early childhood) (of dentine) (pre-eruptive) (recurrent) (to the pulp) - K02.9
      • coronal surface
        • smooth surface
          • limited to enamel - K02.61
      • smooth surface
        • limited to enamel - K02.61
    • initial(tooth)
      • smooth surface - K02.61
  • Lesion(s) (nontraumatic)
    • tooth, teeth - K08.9
      • white spot
        • smooth surface - K02.61
    • white spot(tooth)
      • smooth surface - K02.61
  • WhiteSee also condition
    • spot lesions, teeth
      • smooth surface - K02.61
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.