2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.56

Poor aesthetic of existing restoration of tooth

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K08.56 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K08.56 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K08.56 - other international versions of ICD-10 K08.56 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Dental restoration aesthetically inadequate or displeasing
The following code(s) above K08.56 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 K08.56:
  • K00-K95
    2020 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] (M26.-)
    • disorders of jaw (M27.-)
    Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures
  • K08.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.5

    Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Defective bridge, crown, filling
    • Defective dental restoration
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dental restoration status (Z98.811)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • endosseous dental implant failure (M27.6-)
    • unsatisfactory endodontic treatment (M27.5-)
    Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dental restoration esthetically inadequate or displeasing
ICD-10-CM K08.56 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 K08.56 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K08.56:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K08.56
K08.5 Unsatisfactory restoration of tooth
K08.50 …… unspecified
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

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