inferior alveolar nerve


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

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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A number of studies have investigated the use of topical analgesia prior to inferior alveolar nerve blocks and no benefit has been shown at this site [Nakanishi et al.
1999] and reduced the discomfort of inferior alveolar nerve blocks in adults [Meechan et al.
Gore-Tex tubing as a conduit for repair of lingual and inferior alveolar nerve continuity defects: a preliminary report.
Inferior alveolar nerve reconstruction with a polyglycolic acid bioabsorbable nerve conduit.
Effect of sublingual triazolam on the success of inferior alveolar nerve block in patients with irreversible pulpitis.
Effect of preoperative alprazolam on the success of inferior alveolar nerve block for teeth with irreversible pulpitis.
A comparison of articaine and lidocaine for inferior alveolar nerve blocks.
Permanent nerve damage from inferior alveolar nerve blocks--an update to include articaine.
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