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Title:
Assessment of variations in the location of Mental Foramen by means of Cone Beam Computed Tomography
Authors:
Yusra Jamil, Arbab Zia ur Rehman, Shiraz Alam, Sobia Salam, Muhammad Irshad, Munawwar Aziz Khattak
Published on:
2020-12-31
Journal Reference:
Volume 12 - Issue 4     Oct - Dec 2020
Pages:
215-218
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ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine variations in the location of mental foramen by means of Cone Beam Computed Tomography.

Study Design: Descriptive Cross-sectional Study.

Place and Duration: Rehman College of Dentistry, Peshawar from 1st Jan 2018 to 30th June, 2019.

Methodology: The Cone Beam Computerized Scans were evaluated and Mental foramen positions were categorized into Type I (beneath apex of 2nd premolar) type-II (between 1st and 2nd premolar) type- III (between 2nd premolar and 1st molar) and type-IV(distal to 1st molar root apex). Mental foramen position was stratified among left and right side of mandible.

Results: On evaluation of 264Cone Beam Computerized Scans, the most common location of Mental foramen was type-I (56.44%), followed by type-II (39.20%). Type-III and type-IV were having the prevalence of 3.98% and 0.37% respectively.

Conclusion: Type-I is the most common location of mental foramen followed by type-II in the studied population.

Keywords: Mandible, Mental foramen, Mental nerve, Cone beam computed tomography, Ionizing radiation, Bicuspid

How to Cite This:

Jamil Y, Rehman AZU, Alam S, Salam S, Irshad M, Aziz Khattak MA. Assessment of variations in the location of mental foramen by means of cone beam computed tomography. Isra Med J. 2020; 12(4): 215-218.

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