inferior alveolar nerve


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inferior alveolar nerve

[in′fir·ē·ər al¦vē·ə·lər ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A branch of the mandibular nerve that innervates the teeth of the lower jaw.
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Achieving profound mandibular anestheisa for dental procedures has always been a challenge for dentists due to the commonly used Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block having a high failure rate.
duration (month) 1 Female 50 2 Female 57 3 Male 51 4 Female 49 5 Male 60 6 Male 54 7 Male 56 8 Female 52 9 Male 58 10 Male 46 11 Female 52 12 Male 50 13 Female 44 14 Female 54 15 Male 53 KCOT: keratocystic odontogenic tumor; IAN: inferior alveolar nerve.
We have also detected paresthesia in the lower lip as a result of inferior alveolar nerve involvement in the infratemporal space infection.
Conclusion: Since there was no difference between the two procedures 4% articaine buccal infiltration can be considered a viable alternative to inferior alveolar nerve block in securing successful pulpal anesthesia for endodontic therapy.
Literature so far has hailed its merits and many practitioners regularly use the approach of coronectomy in order to minimise Inferior alveolar nerve injuries.
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.
A comparison of articaine and lidocaine for inferior alveolar nerve blocks.
KEY WORDS: Inferior alveolar nerve, inferior alveolar artery, maxillary artery, infratemporal fossa.
Inferior alveolar nerve canal position: Inferior alveolar nerve canal position: a clinical and radiographic study.
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.
Injections included anterior superior alveolar nerve block (ASA), middle superior alveolar nerve block (MSA), posterior superior alveolar nerve block (PSA), and right and left inferior alveolar nerve blocks (IANB) using 3 percent mepivacaine during the 90-minute session.
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