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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Other indications include vertical root fracture confined 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. Hemisection has been used successfully to retain teeth hemisecfion furcation involvement. Hemisection of teeth with questionable prognosis. Open Access Sci Rep. J Pak Dent Hemisetcion.

Endodontic Therapy, 5 th ed. None, Conflict of Interest: A temporary crown will be placed to fill the gap. Care was taken not to traumatize bone and adjacent tooth while removing the mesial root.

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

Under specific conditions, only the diseased part of the tooth can be extracted after an endodontic treatment. Hemisection as a treatment option: Preserving as much natural tooth as possible is of paramount importance to dental professionals.


Abstract Advances in dentistry, as well as the increased desire of patients to maintain their dentition, have led to treatment of toith that once would have been removed.

Periodontal support of mesial root of 36 was good. X-rays will be taken to determine the exact nature of the problem below the gumline. The hemisected mandibular molar. IOPA showed grade III furcation defect with periodontal bone loss more along the distal root as compared with mesial root and periapical rarefaction with both the roots. However, to determine candidacy for a hemisection, the dentist will first examine teeth to look for signs of disease and decay.

Roots of mandibular molars show concavity, mostly on distal root. Desanctis M, Murphy KG. None, Conflict of Interest: Journal of the Canadian Ototh Association. The keys to long term success include thorough diagnosis, selection of patients with good oral hygiene, careful surgical and restorative management.

Diagnostic impressions were made with irreversible hydrocolloid impression material and diagnostic casts were obtained.

J Conserv Dent ; Hemisection with socket preservation surgery as an alternative treatment tor vertically fractured mandibular molars: It is thus a conservative option with acceptable prognosis [ 6 ]. Will I need time off work hemisectiln I have hemisection dental surgery?


The role of the prosthodontist in restoring root resected molars: If one root is deemed heisection be healthy, the dentist removes the corresponding root and thoroughly cleanses the gap with saline solutions. J Can Dent Assoc. J Int Oral Health ;3: Hemisection dental surgery is a procedure in which a tooth with multiple roots is sectioned in halves. Dent Clin North Am ; Root amputation and tooth hemisection.

J Prosthet Dent ; This procedure helps preserve the tooth structure, alveolar bone and promote cost savings over other treatment options. Int J Dent Clin ;3: Interproximal bone loss was seen between 36 and There are many advantages to a hemisection.

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

A study of 70 molar root resections. J Adv Oral Res ;3: Shah N, Gupta YK. Factors influencing the outcome of root-resection therapy in molars:

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