K08.493 - Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class III

Version 2023
ICD-10:K08.493
Short Description:Partial loss of teeth due to oth cause, class III
Long Description:Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class III
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
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)

K08.493 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class iii. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
K08.493525.53 - Part edentulsm,class III
Combination Flag - Multiple codes are needed to describe the source diagnosis code. Correct coding should be done based on contextual judgment.
K08.493525.19 - Loss of teeth NEC
Combination Flag - Multiple codes are needed to describe the source diagnosis code. Correct coding should be done based on contextual judgment.

Patient Education


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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