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Title: Neurovascular disturbance associated with implant placement in the anterior mandible and its surgical implications: literature review including report of a case
Authors: LIANG, Xin
LAMBRICHTS, Ivo
Corpas, Livia
POLITIS, Constantinus
Vrielinck, Luc
Ma, Guowu
Jacobs, Reinhilde
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Co Ltd
Citation: Chinese Journal of dental research, 11(1). p. 56-64
Abstract: Nowadays, oral implants are routinely used for rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible as this procedure is often considered uncomplicated, especially when limiting implant placement to the symphyseal area. Nevertheless, a case of nerve disturbance in the anterior mandible after the implant placement is described. Therefore, surgical, radiographic and anatomic considerations are reviewed in order to encounter the risks for neurosensory disturbance and haemorrhage. It is clear that preoperative radiographic planning of oral implant placement in the anterior mandible should pay attention to the mandibular incisive and lingual canals, besides the mental one, to avoid any neurovascular complications
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/8499
ISSN: 1462-6446
Category: A2
Type: Journal Contribution
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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