ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 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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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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.

Questions related to K02.61 Dental caries on smooth surface limited to enamel

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.