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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology

Hemisection: A Section for Salvation

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Author Details: Jinal Desai, Priyadarshini Nadig, Sarath Chandran

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2457-0087

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Article First Page : 58

Article End Page : 60


Hemisection denotes removal or separation of root with its accompanying crown portion of mandibular molars. This procedure represents a form of conservative dentistry, aiming to retain as much of the original tooth structure as possible. The results are predictable and success rates are high. Here is a case report of a 46 year old male with hemisection procedure performed in the tooth #46 with grade III furcation involvement followed by fixed partial denture.

Keywords: Mandibular molars, Hemisection, Furcation defects, Root resection