Is 2 mm a safe distance from the inferior alveolar canal to avoid neurosensory complications in implant surgery?

AIM The aim of the present study was to compare the neurosensory complications related to implants inserted closer than 2 mm to the inferior alveolar canal (IAC) with those inserted further than 2 mm. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 474 implants in 314 patients placed posterior to mental foramen area were evaluated retrospectively on panoramic… CONTINUE READING