Morphometric and Morphologic Evaluation of the Mental Foramen in Relation to Age and Sex: An Anatomic Cone Beam Computed Tomography Study


ÇAĞLAYAN F., SÜMBÜLLÜ M. A., Akgul H. M., ALTUN O.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.25, no.6, pp.2227-2230, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000001080
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2227-2230
  • Keywords: Mental foramen, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), alveolar crest, MANDIBLES, LOCATION, POSITION, CHINESE, NERVE, CT
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the vertical and horizontal position, angle, and diameter of the mental foramen (MF) according to sex and age by cone beam computed tomography in a Turkish patient population.