2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.8

Other specified disorders of teeth and supporting structures

    2016 2017 - Converted to Parent Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K08.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM K08.8 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K08.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 K08.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above K08.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to K08.8:
  • K00-K95
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range K00-K95

    Diseases of the digestive system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the digestive system
  • K08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08

    Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] (M26.-)
    • disorders of jaw (M27.-)
    Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures
Approximate Synonyms
  • Enlargement of alveolar ridge
  • Toothache
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a sensation of marked discomfort in the tooth.
  • A painful sensation originating from a tooth.
  • Pain in the adjacent areas of the teeth.
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): Deleted code
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to K08.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute and chronic pain, not elsewhere classified (G89.-)
    • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
    • abdomen pain (R10.-)
    • back pain (M54.9)
    • breast pain (N64.4)
    • chest pain (R07.1-R07.9)
    • ear pain (H92.0-)
    • eye pain (H57.1)
    • headache (R51.9)
    • joint pain (M25.5-)
    • limb pain (M79.6-)
    • lumbar region pain (M54.5)
    • pelvic and perineal pain (R10.2)
    • shoulder pain (M25.51-)
    • spine pain (M54.-)
    • throat pain (R07.0)
    • tongue pain (K14.6)
    • tooth pain (K08.8)
    • renal colic (N23)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
  • Type 2 Excludes: G89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89

    Pain, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • related psychological factors associated with pain (F45.42)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • generalized pain NOS (R52)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    • pain NOS (R52)
    Type 2 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K08.8
K08.51 Open restoration margins of tooth
K08.52 Unrepairable overhanging of dental restorative materials
K08.53 Fractured dental restorative material
K08.530 …… without loss of material
K08.531 …… with loss of material
K08.539 …… unspecified
K08.54 Contour of existing restoration of tooth biologically incompatible with oral health
K08.55 Allergy to existing dental restorative material
K08.56 Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth
K08.59 Other unsatisfactory restoration of tooth
K08.8 Other specified disorders of teeth and supporting structures
K08.81 Primary occlusal trauma
K08.82 Secondary occlusal trauma
K08.89 Other specified disorders of teeth and supporting structures
K08.9 Disorder of teeth and supporting structures, unspecified
K09 Cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified
K09.0 Developmental odontogenic cysts
K09.1 Developmental (nonodontogenic) cysts of oral region
K09.8 Other cysts of oral region, not elsewhere classified
K09.9 Cyst of oral region, unspecified
K11 Diseases of salivary glands

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