ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K08.56

Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth

Diagnosis Code K08.56

ICD-10: K08.56
Short Description: Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth
Long Description: Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K08.56

Valid for Submission
The code K08.56 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

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 525.67 - Poor aesthetics restore

  • Complete denture not esthetic
  • Dental bridge incorrect shade
  • Dental bridge too dark
  • Dental bridge too light
  • Dental crown incorrect shade
  • Dental crown too dark
  • Dental crown too light
  • Dental filling discolored
  • Dental restoration esthetically inadequate or displeasing
  • Dental veneer incorrect shade
  • Dental veneer too dark
  • Dental veneer too light
  • Denture teeth incorrect shade
  • Denture teeth show too little
  • Denture teeth show too much
  • Denture teeth too big
  • Denture teeth too dark
  • Denture teeth too light
  • Denture teeth too small
  • Denture teeth too wide
  • Finding of appearance of dental bridge
  • Finding of appearance of dental crown
  • Finding of appearance of dental filling
  • Finding of appearance of dental veneer
  • Removable partial denture not esthetic

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K08.56 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Cosmetic Dentistry

If you have stained, broken or uneven teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help. Cosmetic dentistry is different from orthodontic treatment, which can straighten your teeth with braces or other devices.

Cosmetic dental procedures include

  • Bleaching to make teeth whiter
  • Repairing chips or rough spots with fillings that match your teeth
  • Filling cavities with tooth-colored materials
  • Reshaping teeth that don't match the others
  • Closing gaps between teeth
  • Covering broken teeth with porcelain crowns

[Read More]

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.

  • Amelogenesis imperfecta (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Broken or knocked out tooth (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bruxism (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dental crowns (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Impacted tooth (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Root canal (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tooth - abnormal colors (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tooth abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toothaches (Medical Encyclopedia)

[Read More]
Previous Code
Previous Code K08.55
Next Code
K08.59 Next Code