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

See: Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

K06 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
Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge
Excludes2
  • acute gingivitis (K05.0)
  • atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge (K08.2)
  • chronic gingivitis (K05.1)
  • gingivitis NOS (K05.1)

More specific codes for Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

  • K06.0 - Gingival recession
    • K06.01 - Gingival recession, localized
      • K06.010 - Localized gingival recession, unspecified
      • K06.011 - Localized gingival recession, minimal
      • K06.012 - Localized gingival recession, moderate
      • K06.013 - Localized gingival recession, severe
    • K06.02 - Gingival recession, generalized
      • K06.020 - Generalized gingival recession, unspecified
      • K06.021 - Generalized gingival recession, minimal
      • K06.022 - Generalized gingival recession, moderate
      • K06.023 - Generalized gingival recession, severe
  • K06.1 - Gingival enlargement
  • K06.2 - Gingival and edentulous alveolar ridge lesions associated with trauma
  • K06.3 - Horizontal alveolar bone loss
  • K06.8 - Other specified disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge
  • K06.9 - Disorder of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to K06
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K06 Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

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.