Morphology of the nasopalatine canal and dental implant surgery: a radiographic analysis of 100 consecutive patients using limited cone-beam computed tomography.

@article{Bornstein2011MorphologyOT,
  title={Morphology of the nasopalatine canal and dental implant surgery: a radiographic analysis of 100 consecutive patients using limited cone-beam computed tomography.},
  author={Michael M Bornstein and Roman Balsiger and Pedram P Sendi and Thomas von Arx},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={295-301}
}
OBJECTIVES To analyze the dimensions and anatomic characteristics of the nasopalatine canal and the corresponding buccal bone plate of the alveolar process, using limited cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging. MATERIAL AND METHODS Partially edentulous patients scheduled for CBCT imaging for further radiographic evaluation of a prospective implant recipient site in the anterior maxilla were consecutively enrolled in this study. For all CBCT images, a limited field of view (FOV) of 4 × 4… CONTINUE READING
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