Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 525.9
Unspecified disorder of the teeth and supporting structures
  • Short description: DENTAL DISORDER NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 525.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 525.9 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: 525.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K08.9 Disorder of teeth and supporting structures, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dental disorder
  • Dental problem
  • Tooth disorder
  • Toothache
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 525.9:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • alveolar ridge 525.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • alveoli, teeth 525.9
    • supporting structures of teeth NEC 525.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Odontalgia 525.9
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • tooth 525.9
  • Toothache 525.9
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