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Hemisection: A Section for Salvation


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Author Details : Jinal Desai, Priyadarshini Nadig, Sarath Chandran

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 58-60


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Abstract

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

How to cite : Desai J, Nadig P, Chandran S, Hemisection: A Section for Salvation. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2017;2(2):58-60

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