superior alveolar nerves


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su·pe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerves

[TA]
three branches (posterior, middle, and anterior) of the maxillary nerve (or its continuation as the infraorbital nerve) that enter the maxilla to supply the mucosa of the maxillary sinus, upper teeth, and gingiva.

su·pe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerves

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr nĕrvz) [TA]
Three branches (posterior, middle, and anterior) of the maxillary nerve (or its continuation as the infraorbital nerve) that enter the maxilla to supply the mucosa of the maxillary sinus, upper teeth, and gingiva.

su·pe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerves

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr nĕrvz) [TA]
Three branches of the maxillary nerve (or its continuation as the infraorbital nerve) that supply the mucosa of the maxillary sinuses, upper teeth, and gingiva.
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Their indication is given in fullmouth maxillary restorative, extensive local infection or trauma in the maxilla, and variations in the courses of the posterior, middle, and anterior superior alveolar nerves possibly requiring a second-division block (Slavkin et al.

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