Introduction: Hemisection involves sectioning of a periodontally involved mandibular molar so as to remove the involved root and save the. Patients are becoming more educated in the available treatments and will ask for services by name. This paper offers a treatment option that preserves tooth. Advances in dentistry, as well as the increased desire of patients to maintain their dentition, have lead to treatment of teeth that once would have been removed.

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Pre-Operative tooth Click here to view. Results after ten years. None, Conflict of Interest: Shah N, Gupta YK. Hemisected tooth portion Click here to view.

Hemisection: A conservative management of periodontally involved molar tooth in a young patient

Hemisection of teeth with questionable prognosis. Hemisection dental surgery is a procedure in which a tooth with two roots is cut in half. Dent Clin North Am ; Hemisection — A conservative approach for a periodontally compromised tooth — A case report.

Mosby-Year Book, Inc; Hemisection as an alternative treatment for vertically hemiswction mandibular molars.

Hemisection: A conservative management of periodontally involved molar tooth in a young patient

The preservation of posterior abutment teeth permits oral rehabilitation with fixed bridges instead of removable prosthesis. Lower molars have two roots.

If one of the roots is fractured or infected, a dentist will cut the tooth in half and prepare a crown on the remaining tooth. How to cite this article: Hemisection of tooth done Click here to view.


Support Center Support Center. Compend Contin Educ Dent ; Root amputation and tooth hemisection.

What is hemisection dental surgery? | Endodontic Surgery – Sharecare

Endodontics includes surgery on the roots of teeth a A restoration crown is fitted as well. Hemisection is a treatment option for saving a mandibular molar which is in advanced stage of periodontal disease of one root. Factors influencing the outcome of root-resection therapy in molars: J Glob Infect Dis.

Hemisection denotes the removal of compromised root and the associated crown portion with the loss of periodontal attachment og is performed to maintain the original tooth structure and attain the fixed prosthesis. A year retrospective study.

What is hemisection dental surgery?

Hemisection and full coverage to relieve crowding and lingual displacement of pulpo-periodontally involved mandibular first molar. The role of the prosthodontist in restoring root resected molars: A window of hope for freezing tooth. J Pak Dent Assoc.

How to cite this article: Obturation irt 35 and distal root of 36 Click here to view. J Pak Dent Assoc ; Hemisection dental surgery is a procedure in which a tooth with multiple roots is sectioned in halves.

The keys to long term success appear to be thorough diagnosis followed by interdisciplinary approach with endodontic, surgical and prosthetic procedures. Hemisection is an alternative, effective, and conservative treatment modality over conventional procedure or extraction of periodontally and endodontic affected teeth.


Int J Periodont Restorat Dent ; At 1 month recall visit, healing was uneventful with the absence of mobility.

Parmar G, Vashi P. Root resection under the surgical field employed for extraction of impacted tooth and management of external resorption. J Adv Oral Res ;3: Dent Clin North Am ; Root amputation and hemisection.

How common is hemisection dental surgery? This procedure helps in saving a tooth which otherwise would hemidection been deemed for extraction. We describe hemisection of a mandibular molar tooth followed by adequate restoration in a young patient. Shukla P, Grover D. How to cite this URL: Post-operative view with fixed prosthesis Click here to view. On radiographic examination, vertical bone loss was evident on mesial root of lower permanent right first molar with furcation involvement [ Figure 1b ].

It was a conservative approach aiming to retain as much original tooth structure as possible against the option of extraction of the natural tooth. Tooth hemisection and restoration an alternative to extraction: