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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A hemisection is typically performed on a mandibular lower molar that has already had root canal therapy.

Endodontic Therapy, 5 th ed. We describe hemisection of a mandibular molar tooth followed by adequate restoration in a young patient. A year retrospective study. Clinical examination revealed deep caries with no other detectable abnormality.

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IOPA radiograph Click here to view. Akki S, Mahoorkar S. The success rate of such procedure is high. J Interdiscip Dentistry ;1: Hemisection is a treatment option for saving a mandibular molar which is in advanced stage of periodontal disease of one root.

Oral sex, oral health and orogenital infections. How to cite this article: Hemisection of the affected tooth allows the preservation of tooth structure, alveolar bone and cost savings time and money over other treatment options. The most common procedure is the root canal, which is necessary when the soft tissues inside your teeth become inflamed or diseased.


Abstract Hemisection is sectioning of multi-rooted teeth with its crown portion, with the loss of periodontal attachment and is performed to retain the original tooth structure and attain the fixed prosthodontic prosthesis.

Factors influencing the outcome of root-resection therapy in molars: Endodontics is a specialty within dentistry. Hemisection of teeth with questionable prognosis.

Hemisection: A conservative approach Arora A, Arya A, Singhal RK, Khatana R – Indian J Dent Sci

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Root stumps were present with lower left first molar [ Figure 1a ]. How to cite this URL: A revolutionary oral hygiene device to prevent systemic diseases caused by periodontal infection. Int J Periodont Restorat Dent ; This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.

Hemisection refers to removal or separation of root with its accompanying crown portion of two-rooted teeth, most commonly mandibular molars. A window of hope for freezing tooth.

A study of 70 molar root resections. Removal of the affected root will help in retaining the remaining tooth structure. Dent Clin North Am ; Post-operative view with fixed prosthesis Click here to view. Root resection under the surgical field employed for extraction of impacted tooth and management of external resorption. Pre-Operative tooth Click here to view.


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

Lower molars have two roots. Hemisection — A conservative approach for a periodontally compromised tooth — A case report. Hemisection involves sectioning of a periodontally involved mandibular molar so as to remove the involved root and save the remaining tooth. Case Rep Dent This procedure may be needed when there is bone loss, or dental decay between the roots, due to gum periodontal disease.

A restoration crown is fitted as well. Evaluation of root resected teeth. The dental surgeon cuts the tooth in half to remove the damaged bone and any damaged root or crown.

A study of 70 molar root resections. Hemisected tooth Click here to view. Footnotes Source of Support: Management of furcation involvement.

Fixed partial denture Click here to view. A year retrospective study.