Hemisection dental surgery is a procedure in which a tooth with multiple roots is sectioned in halves. This procedure may be needed when there is bone. 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. This procedure helps in saving a tooth which otherwise would have been deemed for extraction. Hemisection refers to removal or separation of.

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Root amputation and hemisection. Hemisections are becoming less common, as recent technological advances mean that root canal therapy fails less frequently.

The diagnosis and treatment of molar furcation invasions. A year-old male patient, reported to the Department of Periodontics, with the chief complaint of loose tooth and pain in lower left back tooth region Figure 1.

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

Int J Dent Clin ;3: Hemisection has been used successfully to retain teeth with furcation involvement. Preserving as much natural tooth as possible is of paramount importance to dental professionals. The use of hemisection to retain a compromised tooth offers a prognosis comparable to any other tooth with endodontic treatment. Case Hooth Dent Care was taken not to traumatize bone and adjacent tooth while removing the mesial root.


J Can Dent Assoc ; On further enquiry, patient did not give any significant medical and previous dental history. A hemisection can only be performed on molars, which are the larger, flatter teeth at the rear of the tioth.

The success rate of such procedure is high. Report of a case with seven-year results.

Introduction A terminal abutment molar with extensive decay may be unsuitable for restoration. Hence, any defect hemsection the root either mesial or distal, extraction is the most common treatment planned.

What is hemisection dental surgery? | Endodontic Surgery – Sharecare

Roots of mandibular molars show concavity, mostly on distal root. A terminal abutment molar with extensive decay may be unsuitable for restoration. J Can Dent Assoc ; Indian J Dent Sci ;9: Results after ten years. A hemisection is a specialized dental procedure where half of an injured natural tooth is removed.

Endodontic treatment was performed first because in case, if the tooth cannot be treated endodontically or if there is an endodontic failure, the case will be contraindicated for hemisection.


Tooth hemisection and restoration an alternative to extraction-A case report. Other indications include vertical root fracture tootb to a single root of a multirooted tooth or any severe destructive process that is confined to a single root, including caries, external root resorption, and trauma. There are many advantages to a hemisection. Int J Contemp Dent ;2: Restoration can contribute to periodontal destruction, if margins are defective or if nonocclusal surfaces do not have physiologic form.

What is hemisection dental surgery?

Dent Clin North Am ; Thus, restoration is required for function and stabilization of occlusion. Preoperative radiograph Click here to view.

The role of the prosthodontist in restoring root resected molars: Hemisection as an alternative treatment for resorbed multirooted tooth: Bone graft placed in tokth defect Click here to view. A hemisection is typically performed on a mandibular lower molar that has already had root canal therapy. Root amputation and tooth hemisection.