mental nerve


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Related to mental nerve: lingual nerve, mental foramen

men·tal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the inferior alveolar nerve, arising in the mandibular canal and passing through the mental foramen to the chin and lower lip.
Synonym(s): nervus mentalis [TA]

men·tal nerve

(men'tăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the inferior alveolar nerve, arising in the mandibular canal and passing through the mental foramen to the chin and lower lip.
Synonym(s): nervus mentalis [TA] .

mental nerve

A sensory nerve, the terminal branch of the inferior alveolar nerve. It runs in the mandibular canal, emerges through the mental foramen, and innervates the mucosa of the lower lip and the skin of the lower lip and chin.
See also: nerve

men·tal nerve

(men'tăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of inferior alveolar nerve, arising in mandibular canal and passing through mental foramen to chin and lower lip.
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The position and the dimension of the mental foramen depends on the age changes of the mandible, changing direction of the emergence of mental nerve and also on the morphology of root of mandibular teeth.
Accessory mental foramen is found due to branching of the mental nerve before it emerges out of the mental foramen [5].
Malignant mental nerve neuropathy: systematic review.
28] in their study reported that injuries to mental nerve during implant placement can be avoided if MF is located and evaluated and this information is used to help guide surgical procedures.
Patients perception of sensory disturbances of the mental nerve before and after implant surgery: a prospective study of 110 patients.
The mental nerve block is indicated in the suturing of the lower lips and for operations on the lower incisors and first 1-2 premolars.
Assessment of recovery from injury to inferior alveolar and mental nerves," J.
1) There are 2 mental foramina on each side of the mentum that act as passageways for the mental nerves and blood vessels.
As much as anything, it was a mental nerves sort of thing for her (against Oregon City).
The etiology of altered sensation in the inferior alveolar, lingual and mental nerves as a result of dental treatment.

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