Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 525.79
Other endosseous dental implant failure
  • Short description: Endos dentl imp fail NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 525.79 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 525.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 525.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 525.79: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Endosseous failure of dental implant
Applies To
  • Dental implant failure NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 525.79 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M27.69 Other endosseous dental implant failure
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 525.79:
  • Failure, failed
    • dental implant 525.79
      • due to
        • infection 525.71
        • 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
        • unintentional loading 525.71
      • endosseous NEC 525.79
      • mechanical 525.73
      • osseointegration 525.71
        • due to
        • iatrogenic 525.71
        • prior to intentional prosthetic loading 525.71
      • post-osseointegration
      • pre-integration 525.71
      • pre-osseointegration 525.71
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