CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 253-255

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


1 Department of Pedodontics, Sharavathi Dental College, Shimoga, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Pedodontics, Vyas Dental College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
3 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, KLE Dental College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Periodontology, Rajas Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Prashant Babaji
Department of Pedodontics, Vyas Dental College, Jodhpur - 342 001, Rajasthan
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149212

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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. We describe hemisection of a mandibular molar tooth followed by adequate restoration in a young patient.


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