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  Hemisection tooth # 46

The opinions and photographs within this web page are not ours. Authors have been credited
for the individual posts where they are. Photos: Courtesy of Marga - www.rxroots.com
From: Marga Ree
To: ROOTS
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 2:15 AM
Subject: Re: [roots] Retreatment/Resorption/Resection

I agree with Ben that this tooth has a bad prognosis. 
The loading is extremely unfavourable (I have seen similar cases in 
which the distal root also fractured after a few months) en it is 
very difficult to maintain proper oral hygiene for the patient 
(caries in the furcation is another possible threat).
What could have been done is a 3-unit bridge with # 46 as a distal
abutment. Attached one of my cases on which
I did a hemisection. This is a 4 year follow-up - Marga


Horizontal percussion

Calcified central incisor

23 year recall

Irreversible pulpitis

Ortho and retrograde

coronal restoration

Isthmus anatomy

14 year recall

Caries exposure

Cracked tooth syndrome

Perio inflammation

Severe percussion

2 D healing

Crown access

Endo implant

To CT or not

Huge lesion

Polished collar

Molar restoration

Immediate implant

Whiteline puzzle

Orthoband cases

Symmetric resorption

Removing Niti instruments

Calcified incisor

Ca(OH)2 extrusion

Resorption defect

Apico on MTA