ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 525.19

Loss of teeth NEC

Diagnosis Code 525.19

ICD-9: 525.19
Short Description: Loss of teeth NEC
Long Description: Other loss of teeth
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 525.19

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws (520-529)
      • 525 Other diseases and conditions of the teeth and supporting structures

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Manifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipManifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis
Manifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis: Manifestation codes describe the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.

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  • Disease-related precocious exfoliation of primary teeth
  • Edentulous
  • Premature tooth loss
  • Tooth loss

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 525.19 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Dental Health

Also called: Oral health

It's important to take care of your mouth and teeth starting in childhood. If you don't, you could have problems with your teeth and gums - like cavities or even tooth loss.

Here's how to keep your mouth and teeth healthy:

  • Brush your teeth every day with a fluoride toothpaste
  • Clean between your teeth every day with floss or another type of between-the-teeth cleaner
  • Snack smart - limit sugary snacks
  • Don't smoke or chew tobacco
  • See your dentist or oral health professional regularly

NIH: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

  • Dental care - adult
  • Dental plaque identification at home
  • Plaque: What It Is and How to Get Rid of It - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

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