ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 525.8

Dental disorder NEC

Diagnosis Code 525.8

ICD-9: 525.8
Short Description: Dental disorder NEC
Long Description: Other specified disorders of the teeth and supporting structures
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 525.8

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

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  • Abfraction
  • Abnormal tooth mobility
  • Acquired discoloration of enamel
  • Acquired discoloration of enamel associated with aging
  • Alveolar ridge abnormality of maxilla
  • Anterior labial vestibule absent
  • Bilateral complete cleft lip and/or alveolus
  • Bleeding tooth socket
  • Cleft lip and alveolus
  • Cleft of alveolar ridge
  • Concussion of periodontal ligament
  • Concussion of tooth
  • Deep curve of Spee
  • Dental galvanism
  • Dental sequestrum
  • Dentine defect as part of syndrome
  • Dislocation of tooth
  • Edentulous alveolar ridge
  • Edentulous alveolar ridge with labial resorption
  • Enlargement of alveolar ridge
  • Excessive tooth mobility
  • Failure of exfoliation associated with ectopic eruption of succedaneous tooth
  • Feather edge alveolar ridge
  • Fractured dental crown
  • Gingival and edentulous alveolar ridge lesion associated with trauma
  • Inadequate vestibular depth after teeth loss
  • Insufficient anatomic crown height
  • Insufficient biological width
  • Insufficient clinical crown height
  • Insufficient clinical crown height due to altered passive eruption
  • Insufficient clinical crown height due to dental caries
  • Insufficient clinical crown height due to fracture
  • Intrusive luxation of tooth
  • Irregular alveolar process
  • Lack of interproximal tooth contact
  • Lingual alveolar bony ledging
  • Loose dental bridge
  • Loose dental crown
  • Loose dental veneer
  • Loosening of tooth
  • Loss of lamina dura
  • Mental retardation, congenital heart disease, blepharophimosis, blepharoptosis and hypoplastic teeth
  • Minimal maxillary ridge support for denture
  • Overcontoured emergence profile
  • Pointed edge alveolar ridge
  • Poor hamular notch
  • Precocious exfoliation of primary tooth
  • Precocious exfoliation of teeth related to idiopathic root resorption
  • Precocious exfoliation related to ectopic eruption of proximate tooth
  • Reduced post-malar space
  • Redundant tissue on maxillary residual ridge
  • Reverse curve of Spee
  • Root stunting
  • Secondary occlusal trauma
  • Shallow vestibular depth after teeth loss
  • Tipping of tooth
  • Tooth size discrepancy
  • Unilateral complete cleft lip and/or alveolus
  • Vestibular root angulation of tooth

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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Tooth Disorders

Your teeth are made of a hard, bonelike material. Inside the tooth are nerves and blood vessels. You need your teeth for many activities you may take for granted. These include eating, speaking and even smiling. But tooth disorders are nothing to smile about. They include problems such as cavities (also known as tooth decay), infections, and injuries.

The most familiar symptom of a tooth problem is a toothache. Others include worn-down or loose teeth. It's important that you see a dentist if you have any problems with your teeth. Fortunately, you can prevent many tooth disorders by taking care of your teeth and keeping them clean.

  • Amelogenesis imperfecta
  • Broken or knocked out tooth
  • Bruxism
  • Dental crowns
  • Dental plaque identification at home
  • Dental x-rays
  • Dry socket
  • Impacted tooth
  • Root canal
  • Tooth - abnormal colors
  • Tooth - abnormal shape
  • Tooth abscess
  • Tooth extraction
  • Tooth formation - delayed or absent
  • Toothaches

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