ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K05.10

Chronic gingivitis, plaque induced

Diagnosis Code K05.10

ICD-10: K05.10
Short Description: Chronic gingivitis, plaque induced
Long Description: Chronic gingivitis, plaque induced
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K05.10

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The code K05.10 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Gingivitis and periodontal diseases (K05)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 523.10 - Chronc gingititis,plaque

  • Chronic fibroedematous gingivitis
  • Chronic fibrous gingivitis
  • Chronic gingivitis
  • Chronic marginal gingivitis
  • Desquamative gingivitis
  • Eruptive gingivitis
  • Foreign body gingivitis
  • Generalized gingivitis
  • Generalized marginal gingivitis
  • Gingival disease caused by bacteria
  • Gingival disease due to dental plaque
  • Gingival disease due to pregnancy
  • Gingival erythema
  • Gingival papillary cratering
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivitis co-occurrent with diabetes mellitus
  • Gingivitis due to dental plaque
  • Gingivitis due to dental plaque with local contributing factor
  • Gingivitis due to disorder of cellular component of blood
  • Granulomatous foreign body gingivitis
  • Hyperplastic gingivitis
  • Lichenoid foreign body gingivitis
  • Linear gingival erythema
  • Linear gingival erythema caused by fungus
  • Localized gingivitis
  • Mild gingivitis
  • Moderate gingivitis
  • Necrotizing periodontal disease
  • Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
  • Necrotizing ulcerative gingivoperiodontitis
  • Necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis
  • On examination - gingivitis
  • Papillary gingivitis
  • Severe gingivitis
  • Simple marginal gingivitis
  • Suppurative inflammation of oral soft tissue
  • Suppurative inflammation of subgingival space
  • Swelling of oral cavity structure
  • Swollen gums
  • Ulceration of gingivae
  • Ulceration of gingivae
  • Ulcerative gingivitis
  • Ulcerative gingivitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Gum Disease

Also called: Periodontal disease

If you have gum disease, you're not alone. Many U.S. adults currently have some form of the disease. It ranges from simple gum inflammation, called gingivitis, to serious damage to the tissue and bone supporting the teeth. In the worst cases, you can lose teeth.

In gingivitis, the gums become red and swollen. They can bleed easily. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease. You can usually reverse it with daily brushing and flossing and regular cleanings by a dentist or dental hygienist. Untreated gingivitis can lead to periodontitis. If you have periodontitis, the gums pull away from the teeth and form pockets that become infected. If not treated, the bones, gums and connective tissue that support the teeth are destroyed.

NIH: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

  • Bleeding gums (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Gingivitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Gums - swollen (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Periodontitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Trench mouth (Medical Encyclopedia)

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