Prashant Babaji1, Tarun Sihag2, Vishwajit Rampratap Chaurasia3, Sivaramalingam Senthilnathan4
1Department of Pedodontics, Sharavathi Dental College, Shimoga, Karnataka, India.
2Department of Pedodontics, Vyas Dental College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
3Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, KLE Dental College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.
4Department of Periodontology, Rajas Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
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.
Keywords: Endodontic, hemisection, mandibular molar, prosthodontic periodontal, root resection.