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The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
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Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 4 (1989), No. 3     1. Sep. 1989
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 4 (1989), No. 3  (01.09.1989)

Page 249-253


Radiologic Examination for Location of the Mandibular Canal: A Comparison Between Panoramic Radiography and Conventional Tomography
Lindh, Christina / Petersson, Arne
Panoramic radiography was compared with conventional tomography as techniques for visualizing the mandibular canal. Tomography gave a significantly clearer image of the canal at and 1 cm posterior to the mental foramen. While no differences were found between the methods 2 cm posterior to the mental foramen. Thus, tomograpny could be of great value in locating the mandibular canal before implant surgery in edentulous mandibular posterior segments.

Keywords: mandible, radiography, panoramic radiography, tomography