K00.7: Teething syndrome

There are problems with the tooth eruption.

Normally, each tooth breaks through the gum within a certain time period. This applies both to milk teeth and adult teeth.

We refer to tooth eruption problems when there are more difficulties than usual. For example, the affected area may swell up or turn red. The person may also experience soreness or over-production of saliva. If inflammation occurs, pus can form. Inflammation can be accompanied by a fever.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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