Dentin

"Dentin" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "dentin"

  • Dentin
    • irregular (in pulp) - K04.3 Abnormal hard tissue formation in pulp
    • opalescent - K00.5 Hereditary disturbances in tooth structure, not elsewhere classified
    • secondary (in pulp) - K04.3 Abnormal hard tissue formation in pulp
    • sensitive - K03.89 Other specified diseases of hard tissues of teeth

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Dentin: The hard portion of the tooth surrounding the pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root, which is harder and denser than bone but softer than enamel, and is thus readily abraded when left unprotected. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)