Anatomical landmarks of mandibular interforaminal region related to dental implant placement with 3D CBCT: comparison between edentulous and dental mandibles.
- Elif Sener,
- Erinc Onem,
- Gulcan Coskun Akar,
- Figen Govsa,
- Mehmet Asim Ozer,
- Yelda Pinar,
- Ali Mert,
- B Guniz Baksi Sen
Surg Radiol Anat 2017 Nov 9. Epub 2017 Nov 9.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.
Background: Anterior mandibular (interforaminal) region is important in implant applications as it serves a basis for neurovascular bedding and holds the prosthesis for patients. Treatment planning for dental implant patients is often complicated by the unknown extent of the anterior loop of the neurovascular bundle. Anatomical structures including mandibular incisive canal (MIC) and lingual foramen (LF) should also be examined as part of the detailed analysis for their neurovascular structures. Read More