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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Hence compared with inferior alveolar block, buccal infiltration can be considered a viable alternative to secure pulpal anaesthesia for endodontic therapy.
Drum M Back M effect of sublingually trizolam on success inferior alveolar block in patient with irreversible pulpitis.
3] To anesthetise the anterior teeth, including the premolars and canines, it is possible to avoid giving inferior alveolar block, by injecting anaesthetic solution adjacent to the mental foramen.