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

See: Dental caries on pit and fissure surface

  ICD-10 Code for Dental caries on pit & fissure surface penetrating into dentin K02.52

K02.52 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K02.52 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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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Primary dental caries, cervical origin

Related Terms to “Dental caries on pit and fissure surface penetrating into dentin”

  • Caries
    • dental(dentino enamel junction) (early childhood) (of dentine) (pre-eruptive) (recurrent) (to the pulp) - K02.9
      • chewing surface
        • penetrating into dentin - K02.52
      • coronal surface
        • chewing surface
          • penetrating into dentin - K02.52
        • pit and fissure surface
          • penetrating into dentin - K02.52
      • pit and fissure surface
        • penetrating into dentin - K02.52
      • primary, cervical origin - K02.52
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K02.52 Dental caries on pit and fissure surface penetrating into dentin

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.