J Craniofac Surg 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Teaching Hospital, Chairman of Iraqi Scientific Council of Maxillofacial Surgery, Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations, Baghdad University Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Teaching Hospital, Al-Mustansyria University Department of Oral Diagnosis, Dental Teaching Hospital, College of Dentistry, Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq.
Abstract: The effects of gender, side, and ridge condition on the position of the mental foramen (MF) were investigated in this research. A total of 122 cone-beam computed tomography scans were chosen from healthy patients with age ranging from 18 to 72 years. The following parameters were used to evaluate images: MS-MF (horizontal distance to the mandibular symphysis from the anterior MF limit) and MB-MF (vertical measurement of distance from the inferior boundary of the mandible to the lower border of the MF). Read More