Module 8 – Coding Dental Diseases with ICD-10-AM/ACHI

The Aim Of This Module

  • Introduce the contents of Chapter 11 Diseases of the Digestive System of the ICD-10-AM Tabular List.
  • Explain how dental diseases are classified.
  • Introduce medical terms, structures and abbreviations relating to the dental and oral system.
  • Provide practice exercises in coding from Chapter 11 of ICD-10-AM.

The Objective Of This Module

  • Code records of patients being investigated or treated for diseases and disorders of dental conditions in a Day Surgery setting.
  • Recognise and apply medical terms when coding the dental conditions and procedures.
  • Apply relevant Australian Coding Standards to the coding of conditions classified in Chapter 11 of ICD-10-AM.


Students must successfully complete the compulsory Modules 1-5 before proceeding with this module.