inferior alveolar nerve

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in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerve

[TA]
one of the terminal branches of the mandibular, it enters the mandibular canal to be distributed to the lower teeth, periosteum, and gingiva of the mandible; a branch, the mental nerve, passes through the mental foramen to supply the skin and mucosa of the lower lip and chin.

in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerve

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
One of the terminal branches of the mandibular, it enters the mandibular canal to be distributed to the lower teeth, periosteum, and gingiva of the mandible; a branch, the mental nerve, passes through the mental foramen to supply the skin and mucosa of the lower lip and chin.
Synonym(s): nervus alveolaris inferior [TA] .

in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerve

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
One of the terminal branches of the mandibular, it enters the mandibular canal to be distributed to the lower teeth, periosteum, and gingiva of the mandible.
Synonym(s): nervus alveolaris inferior [TA] .
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[3] To anesthetise the anterior teeth, including the premolars and canines, it is possible to avoid giving inferior alveolar block, by injecting anaesthetic solution adjacent to the mental foramen.
Procedure was started after administration of inferior alveolar block with 2ml of 2% lignocaine with adrenaline.
For example, delivery of three-fourths of a cartridge of lidocaine as an inferior alveolar block injection would require three-fourths of a cartridge of phentolamine mesylate to be delivered at the same inferior alveolar block injection site.