Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 525.3
Retained dental root
  • ICD-9-CM 525.3 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 525.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 525.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K08.3 Retained dental root
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 525.3:
  • Buried roots 525.3
  • Embedded tooth, teeth 520.6
    • root only 525.3
  • Retention, retained
    • dental root 525.3
  • Unextracted dental root 525.3
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