2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05.5

Other periodontal diseases

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K05.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K05.5 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K05.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 K05.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Combined periodontic-endodontic lesion
  • Narrow gingival width (of periodontal soft tissue)
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K05.5) and the excluded code together.
  • leukoplakia of gingiva (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.21

    Leukoplakia of oral mucosa, including tongue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Leukokeratosis of oral mucosa
    • Leukoplakia of gingiva, lips, tongue
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    • leukokeratosis nicotina palati (K13.24)
    K13.21
    )
The following code(s) above K05.5 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 K05.5:
  • K00-K95
    2019 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
  • K05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05

    Gingivitis and periodontal diseases

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Gingivitis and periodontal diseases
ICD-10-CM K05.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 157 Dental and oral diseases with mcc
  • 158 Dental and oral diseases with cc
  • 159 Dental and oral diseases without cc/mcc

Convert K05.5 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K05.5:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • periodontal K05.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05.6

      Periodontal disease, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC K05.5
  • Lesion(s) (nontraumatic)
    • combined periodontic - endodontic K05.5
    • periodontal, due to traumatic occlusion K05.5
  • Narrow
    • gingival width K05.5 (of periodontal soft tissue)
  • Occlusion, occluded

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K05.5
K05.311 …… slight
K05.312 …… moderate
K05.313 …… severe
K05.319 …… unspecified severity
K05.32 Chronic periodontitis, generalized
K05.321 …… slight
K05.322 …… moderate
K05.323 …… severe
K05.329 …… unspecified severity
K05.4 Periodontosis
K05.5 Other periodontal diseases
K05.6 Periodontal disease, unspecified
K06 Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge
K06.0 Gingival recession
K06.01 Gingival recession, localized
K06.010 Localized gingival recession, unspecified
K06.011 Localized gingival recession, minimal
K06.012 Localized gingival recession, moderate
K06.013 Localized gingival recession, severe
K06.02 Gingival recession, generalized
K06.020 Generalized gingival recession, unspecified

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.