Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 525.9
Unspecified disorder of the teeth and supporting structures
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Dental disorder NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 525.9 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 525.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dental disorder
  • Dental problem
  • Tooth disorder
  • Toothache
Clinical Information
  • Condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the dental tissues or teeth.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 525.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K08.9 Disorder of teeth and supporting structures, unspecified
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
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 525.9 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.