ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 12, 2017

See: Dental caries

  ICD-10 Code for Dental caries, unspecified K02.9

K02.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K02.9 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.

Related Terms to “Dental caries, unspecified”

  • Caries
    • dental(dentino enamel junction) (early childhood) (of dentine) (pre-eruptive) (recurrent) (to the pulp) - K02.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K02.9 Dental caries, unspecified

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.