Practical application of anatomy for the dental implant surgeon.

  title={Practical application of anatomy for the dental implant surgeon.},
  author={Gary Greenstein and John S Cavallaro and Dennis P. Tarnow},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  volume={79 10},
A proficient knowledge of oral anatomy is needed to provide effective implant dentistry. This article addresses basic anatomic structures relevant to the dental implantologist. Pertinent muscles, blood supply, foramen, and nerve innervations that may be encountered during implant procedures are reviewed. Caution must be exercised when performing surgery in certain regions of the mouth. Furthermore, numerous suggestions are provided regarding the practical application of anatomy to facilitate… CONTINUE READING

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