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courtneydsnow
#21 Posted : Monday, December 9, 2019 11:23:37 AM(UTC)
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Hi Guest!

You will certainly want to confirm these diagnosis codes with your provider, however based on what you described, here are some diagnosis coding options:

K03.81 - Cracked tooth

Partial loss of teeth, due to periodontal diseases:
o K08.421 - Partial loss of teeth due to periodontal diseases, class I
o K08.422 - Partial loss of teeth due to periodontal diseases, class II
o K08.423 - Partial loss of teeth due to periodontal diseases, class III
o K08.424 - Partial loss of teeth due to periodontal diseases, class IV
o K08.429 - Partial loss of teeth due to periodontal diseases, unspecified class

Partial loss of teeth, due to other specified cause:
K08.491 - Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class I
K08.492 - Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class II
K08.493 - Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class III
K08.494 - Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, class IV
K08.499 - Partial loss of teeth due to other specified cause, unspecified class


Depending on your case/condition, there are may additional options as well, such as:
K08.21 - Minimal atrophy of the mandible
K08.22 - Moderate atrophy of the mandible
K08.23 - Severe atrophy of the mandible
K08.24 - Minimal atrophy of maxilla
K08.25 - Moderate atrophy of the maxilla
K08.26 - Severe atrophy of the maxilla


Hope this helps!
Mushell
#22 Posted : Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:27:54 AM(UTC)
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Thank you for your reply above. Since my dentist office is not providing any help since they don't do health forms. I am going to have to attempt to do this on my own. I read my original question and realized I wasn't very clear. The tooth extraction due to the infection and the cracked tooth was done 3-4 years ago. The primary reason for the. cone beam scan done now was to check for the health of the bone for dental implants. So do I add the code for cracked tooth and periodontal disease and also is there a place where I can read what the diagnosis code means is that I can determine what is minimal/moderate/ and severe.
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