ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 21, 2019

See: Gingivitis and periodontal diseases

K05 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
Gingivitis and periodontal diseases
Use Additional Code
  • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)

More specific codes for Gingivitis and periodontal diseases

  • K05.0 - Acute gingivitis
    • K05.00 - Acute gingivitis, plaque induced
    • K05.01 - Acute gingivitis, non-plaque induced
  • K05.1 - Chronic gingivitis
    • K05.10 - Chronic gingivitis, plaque induced
    • K05.11 - Chronic gingivitis, non-plaque induced
  • K05.2 - Aggressive periodontitis
    • K05.20 - Aggressive periodontitis, unspecified
    • K05.21 - Aggressive periodontitis, localized
      • K05.211 - Aggressive periodontitis, localized, slight
      • K05.212 - Aggressive periodontitis, localized, moderate
      • K05.213 - Aggressive periodontitis, localized, severe
      • K05.219 - Aggressive periodontitis, localized, unspecified severity
    • K05.22 - Aggressive periodontitis, generalized
      • K05.221 - Aggressive periodontitis, generalized, slight
      • K05.222 - Aggressive periodontitis, generalized, moderate
      • K05.223 - Aggressive periodontitis, generalized, severe
      • K05.229 - Aggressive periodontitis, generalized, unspecified severity
  • K05.3 - Chronic periodontitis
    • K05.30 - Chronic periodontitis, unspecified
    • K05.31 - Chronic periodontitis, localized
      • K05.311 - Chronic periodontitis, localized, slight
      • K05.312 - Chronic periodontitis, localized, moderate
      • K05.313 - Chronic periodontitis, localized, severe
      • K05.319 - Chronic periodontitis, localized, unspecified severity
    • K05.32 - Chronic periodontitis, generalized
      • K05.321 - Chronic periodontitis, generalized, slight
      • K05.322 - Chronic periodontitis, generalized, moderate
      • K05.323 - Chronic periodontitis, generalized, severe
      • K05.329 - Chronic periodontitis, generalized, unspecified severity
  • K05.4 - Periodontosis
  • K05.5 - Other periodontal diseases
  • K05.6 - Periodontal disease, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to K05
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K05 Gingivitis and periodontal diseases

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.