Volume 18, Number 2, June 2006

Retraction of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve during Implant Insertion Using the Rubber Piston of a Dental Anaesthetic Cartridge

Hamid Mahmood Hashemi
Dental Faculty, Tehran Medical Sciences University , Tehran , Iran

Lateralisation of the inferior alveolar nerve prior to implant insertion is occasionally required to avoid the implant impinging on the mandibular canal. A practical technique for this procedure is described.

Key words:
Mandible, Prostheses and implants, Syringes

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;18:134-5.

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