ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K08.50

Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth, unspecified

Diagnosis Code K08.50

ICD-10: K08.50
Short Description: Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth, unspecified
Long Description: Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K08.50

Valid for Submission
The code K08.50 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)
      • Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures (K08)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 525.60 - Unsat restore tooth NOS

  • Defective dental restoration
  • Defective mandibular complete denture
  • Dental restoration unserviceable
  • Gingival disease caused by dental restorative material
  • Secondary dental caries
  • Secondary dental caries associated with failed or defective dental restoration
  • Secondary dental caries associated with local or systemic factors
  • Tooth restoration failure
  • Unsatisfactory tooth restoration

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

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.

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