inferior alveolar nerve


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Related to inferior alveolar nerve: mandibular nerve, lingual nerve, Mandibular foramen, mylohyoid nerve, auriculotemporal nerve, incisive nerve

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] .

inferior alveolar nerve,

n the nerve formed from the merger of the incisive and mental nerves that serves the tissues of the chin, lower lip, and labial mucosa of the mandibular anterior and premolar teeth and later joins the posterior trunk of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.
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In addition to increased comfort there is evidence that both infiltration and inferior alveolar nerve block analgesia are more effective when delivered slowly [Babikov et al.
Efficacy and discomfort associated with slow and rapid inferior alveolar nerve block injection.
Anesthetic efficacy of unilateral and bilateral inferior alveolar nerve blocks to determine cross innervation in anterior teeth.
The mandibular teeth are more prone to anesthetic failure than maxillary teeth due to difficulty in inferior alveolar nerve block and nerve sub-branches [2].
All patients (18-45 years old) that required inferior alveolar nerve block for wisdom tooth removal were included in the study.
A chlordiazepoxide (10 mg Iran Hakim) or oxazepam (10 mg Iran Hakim) tablet along with a glass of orange juice was given to the patient by the main researcher to take two hours before administration of the anesthetic and inferior alveolar nerve block.
To this end, following the needle insertion according to the inferior alveolar nerve block technique when the needle tip reached the bone, the needle was pulled out for 1-2 mm and aspiration was performed.
The results of this study revealed that administration of chlordiazepoxide and oxazepam significantly increased the success rate of inferior alveolar nerve block in the 15-minute period following anesthetic injection.

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