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Will having hemisection dental surgery affect how my teeth look?

Yes, hemisection surgery requires cutting the crown of the tooth in half and taking one root out. The molar that is hemisected will now resemble the size and shape of a premolar. It can be restored to give the contour or shape of an adjacent premolar.

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