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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[3] Himashi et al showed 86% success rate for second and third molars, while a very low rate for first molars (9%) might be due to the presence of middle superior alveolar nerves. [4]
PSANB- posterior superior alveolar nerve block is such a kind of nerve block in maxilla.
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Simple and safe posterior superior alveolar nerve block.
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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., 1966), dentofacial deformities (Apinhasmit et al., 2005), maxillary sinus surgery and diagnostic or therapeutic in second trigeminal branch neuralgic cases (Seltsam, 1956).

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