ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth K08.56

K08.56 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K08.56 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 K08 Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Dental restoration aesthetically inadequate or displeasing
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Related Terms to “Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth”

  • DentalSee also condition
    • restoration
      • aesthetically inadequate or displeasing - K08.56
  • Inadequate, inadequacy
    • aesthetics of dental restoration - K08.56
  • Poor
    • aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth - K08.56
  • Restoration(of)
    • dental
      • aesthetically inadequate or displeasing - K08.56
    • tooth(existing)
      • poor aesthetic - K08.56
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K08.56 Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth

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.