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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Napte B, Raghavendra SS. The term hemisection refers to the sectioning of a molar tooth, with the removal of an unrestorable root which may be affected by periodontal, endodontic, structural cracked rootsor caries.

Lower molars have two roots.

Hemisection — A conservative approach for a periodontally compromised tooth — A case report. Endodontic, hemisection, mandibular molar, prosthodontic periodontal, root resection.

How to cite this URL: Factors influencing the outcome of root-resection therapy in molars: Hemisection as an alternative treatment for resorbed multirooted tooth: A window of hope for freezing tooth. J Indian Dent Assoc ;4: This case report describes a simple procedure of hemisection in a mandibular molar with socket hemisdction with help of an alloplastic bone graft and subsequent restoration of the tooth with fixed prothesis.

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

Hemisection of teeth with questionable prognosis. Endodontics is a specialty within dentistry. At 1 month recall visit, healing was uneventful with the absence of mobility. Advanced Search Users Online: A year retrospective study. IOPA radiograph Click here to view. The dentist tries to save most of the tooth, leaving a healthy root or roots, and the crown.

Concurring with previous reports, hemisection is a valid treatment option for the molar teeth’s in young children, which otherwise have to be extracted due to extensive caries. J Can Dent Assoc ; The success rate of such procedure is high.

A revolutionary oral hygiene device to prevent systemic diseases caused by periodontal infection. The role of the prosthodontist in restoring root resected molars: Management of periodontally involved molars with extensive decay is a challenging and is limited to dental extraction and replacement with implants. Root amputation and tooth hemisection.

Dent Clin North Am ; Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Pre operative radiograph Pre operative clinical view Click here to view. A window of hope for freezing tooth. Fixed partial denture Click here to view. Hemisection is an alternative, effective, and conservative treatment modality over conventional procedure or extraction of periodontally and endodontic affected teeth.

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

Advances in dentistry has provided an opportunity to maintain a functional dentition for lifetime. J Glob Infect Dis.


Hemisection represents a form of conservative procedure, which aims at retaining as much of the original tooth structure as possible. Please review our privacy policy.

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

This procedure helps preserve the tooth structure, alveolar bone and promote cost savings over other treatment options. J Adv Oral Res. Radiograph with mesial root extracted Click here to view. Support Center Support Center. Endodontic Therapy, 5 th ed. Related articles Endo-perio lesion hemisection mandibular molar. A ray of hope for the hopeless: Int J Dent Clin ;3: Footnotes Source of Support: Clinical image of cariously involved lower right molar and root stumps on left molar, b preoperative radiographic view of periodontally involved lower right molar with.

The keys to long term success appear to be thorough diagnosis followed by interdisciplinary approach with endodontic, surgical and prosthetic procedures. Hemisection — A conservative approach for a periodontally compromised tooth — A case report.

Shah N, Gupta YK. J Int Acad Periodontol ; Dental air force home dental cleaning system: Hemisection refers to removal or separation of root with its accompanying crown portion of two-rooted teeth, most commonly mandibular molars.