2021 ICD-10-CM Code K08.11

Complete loss of teeth due to trauma

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:K08.11
Short Description:Complete loss of teeth due to trauma
Long Description:Complete loss of teeth due to trauma

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures (K08)

K08.11 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of complete loss of teeth due to trauma. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Complete loss of teeth due to trauma

Non-specific codes like K08.11 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for complete loss of teeth due to trauma:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K08.111 for Complete loss of teeth due to trauma, class I
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K08.112 for Complete loss of teeth due to trauma, class II
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K08.113 for Complete loss of teeth due to trauma, class III
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K08.114 for Complete loss of teeth due to trauma, class IV
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use K08.119 for Complete loss of teeth due to trauma, unspecified class

Information for Patients


Tooth Disorders

What are teeth?

Your teeth are made of a hard, bonelike material. There are four parts:

You need your teeth for many activities that you may take for granted. These include eating, speaking and even smiling.

What are tooth disorders?

There are many different problems that can affect your teeth, including

What causes tooth disorders?

The causes of tooth disorders varies, depending on the problem. Sometimes the cause is not taking good care of your teeth. In other cases, you may have been born with the problem or the cause is an accident.

What are the symptoms of tooth disorders?

The symptoms can vary, depending on the problem. Some of the more common symptoms include

How are tooth disorders diagnosed?

Your dentist will ask about your symptoms, look at your teeth, and probe them with dental instruments. In some cases, you may need dental x-rays.

What are the treatments for tooth disorders?

The treatment will depend on the problem. Some common treatments are

Can tooth disorders be prevented?

The main thing that you can do to prevent tooth disorders is to take good care of your teeth:


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)