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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A slight groove was made on the mandible to allow space for the inferior dental nerve to lay, so that the construct did not compact the nerve and cause functional problems.
Dental surgery patients may bleed from extraction sockets and may also bleed into the medial pterygoid muscle if an inferior dental nerve block is given to extract a molar tooth.5 A small bleed can produce trismus but a large bleed could also embarrass the airway, causing serious issues.6
They were divided into two groups of fifty each Group-A patients were given oral medication (Midazolan Dormicum 7.5mg) and inferior dental nerve Block while Group-B patients were given only Inferior Alveolar Nerve (IAN) Block (1.8 ml cartridge-1:100000 epinephrine) of Xylestesin-S (ESPE-Germany) without any pre-medication.
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