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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Treatment options included extraction of 36 followed by placement of implant, fixed partial denture or removable partial denture.

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

This procedure may be needed when there is bone loss, or dental decay between the roots, due to gum periodontal disease. Dent Clin North Am ; Please review our privacy policy. Debridement and irrigation of the socket along with thorough root planning of distal root was performed. J Prosthet Dent tkoth Footnotes Source of Support: How to cite this URL: Prognosis and mortality of root-resected molars.

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At 1 month recall visit, healing was uneventful with the absence of mobility. Is an implant-supported restoration better than a fixed partial denture to replace single missing teeth? An improperly shaped occlusal contact area converts acceptable forces into destructive forces leading to ultimate failure of hemisection.

Rooth Prosthet Dent ; J Indian Dent Assoc ;4: Endodontic, hemisection, mandibular molar, prosthodontic periodontal, root resection.

Hemisection: A Window of Hope For Freezing Tooth

Int J Periodont Restorat Dent hemizection X-rays will be taken to determine the exact nature of the problem below the gumline. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Hemisection of teeth with questionable prognosis. Journal List Case Rep Dent v.

Extra oral examination revealed no abnormality. Mesial root extracted Click here to view. Periodontal support of mesial root of 36 was good. Factors influencing the outcome of root-resection therapy in molars: 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.

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

Casting procedure was hemisectio out using standard techniques. Oral sex, oral health and orogenital infections. Hemisection of tooth done Click here to view. J Pak Dent Assoc ; Preoperative radiograph Click here to view. Hemisection and full coverage to relieve crowding and lingual displacement of tootth involved mandibular first molar. Support Center Support Center. Bone graft placed in the defect Click here to view. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.


Management of furcation involvement. Metal framework was tried in the patient’s mouth followed by ceramic build up and bisque try in. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. J Adv Oral Res. To split the tooth, the dentist makes a tiny incision in the gum to expose the structure below. After reflection of flap, bony defect was evident and hemiseftion and debridement were done. Case Rep Dent ; Thus, restoration is required for function and stabilization of occlusion.

J Pak Dent Assoc. Hemisection of teeth with questionable prognosis.

J Can Dent Assoc. The procedure itself will be performed under local anesthetic and generally takes around 30 minutes. 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.