Anatomic Relationship between Mental Foramen and Peripheral Structures Observed By Cone-Beam Computed Tomography

Abstract

The mental foramen (MF) is a funnel-like opening located on the lateral aspect of the mandible. It is an important anatomical landmark through which the inferior alveolar nerve and vessel bundles pass. Once the nerve leaves the MF, it branches to innervate the anterior teeth and neighboring structures. The blood vessels supply the soft tissues of the lower… (More)

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@inproceedings{Zhang2015AnatomicRB, title={Anatomic Relationship between Mental Foramen and Peripheral Structures Observed By Cone-Beam Computed Tomography}, author={Lan Zhang and Qinghua Zheng and Xue-dong Zhou and Yin Lu and Ding-ming Huang}, year={2015} }