Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 525.79
Other endosseous dental implant failure
  • Short description: ENDOS DENTL IMP FAIL NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 525.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 525.79 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 525.79 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M27.69 Other endosseous dental implant failure
Approximate Synonyms
  • Endosseous failure of dental implant
Applies To
  • Dental implant failure NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 525.79:
  • Failure, failed
    • dental implant 525.79
      • due to
        • lack of attached gingiva 525.72
        • occlusal trauma (caused by poor prosthetic design) 525.72
        • parafunctional habits 525.72
        • periodontal infection (peri-implantitis) 525.72
        • poor oral hygiene 525.72
      • endosseous NEC 525.79
      • osseointegration 525.71
      • post-osseointegration
      • pre-integration 525.71
      • pre-osseointegration 525.71
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