ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Dental caries

K02.5 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Dental caries on pit and fissure surface
Inclusion Term
  • Dental caries on chewing surface of tooth

More specific codes for Dental caries on pit and fissure surface

  • K02.51 - Dental caries on pit and fissure surface limited to enamel
  • K02.52 - Dental caries on pit and fissure surface penetrating into dentin
  • K02.53 - Dental caries on pit and fissure surface penetrating into pulp
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K02.5 Dental caries on pit and fissure surface

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.