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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Comparison of Anaesthetic Efficacy of 4% Articaine Primary Buccal Infiltration Versus 2% Lidocaine Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block in Symptomatic Mandibular First Molar Teeth.
Key Words: articaine, mandibular 1st molar, buccal infiltration, inferior alveolar nerve block, pulpal anaesthesia.
coronEctoMy in patiEnts With high risk of infErior alvEolar nErvE inJury diagnosEd By coMputErisEd toMography.
Efficacy of combining a buccal infiltration with an inferior alveolar nerve block for mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis.
Cebrian-Carretero, "Repositioning of the inferior alveolar nerve in cases of severe mandibular atrophy.
A comparison of articaine and lidocaine for inferior alveolar nerve blocks.
The objective of the study was to explore functional condition of inferior alveolar nerve by fractures of mandibular angle, to estimate degree of the fracture, and to investigate the dynamics of neuro-functional recovery.
Haas conducted a 21-year retrospective study of paresthesia of the lingual and inferior alveolar nerves after mandibular block injections and restorative procedures (no surgery).
Key Words: Alprazolam, inferior alveolar nerve block, irreversible pulpitis, anxious patients.
Drawbacks associated with the total mandibular subapical osteotomy include the following: the risk of inferior alveolar nerve and dental root damage and the fact that this procedure is technically laborious and time consuming.
Madan, "Failure of inferior alveolar nerve block: exploring the alternatives," Journal of the American Dental Association, vol.
On enquiry, the dentist reconfirmed that a decayed left mandibular first molar was extracted after giving an inferior alveolar nerve block and infiltration.

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