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The root amputation procedure involving the removal of one half of the crown and one root

# The root amputation procedure involving the removal of one half of the crown and one root in a mandibular molar is called as:
A. Bi-cuspidization
B. Hemisection
C. Root resection
D. Apicoectomy 



The correct answer is B. Hemisection.

RADISECTOMY AND HEMISECTION
Definition: Radisectomy denotes the removal of one or more roots of a molar.
Hemisection refers to sectioning of the crown of a molar tooth, with either the removal of half the crown and its supporting root structure or the retention of both halves, to be used after reshaping and splinting as two premolars.

Reference: GROSSMAN’S ENDODONTIC PRACTICE 14TH EDITION, Page NO: 447

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