Surgical Tip of the Week #6

How To Avoid IAN Injury - Narrowing of Root

A quality panoramic x-ray is sufficient when assessing possible IAN injury while removing third molars. Nine panoramic radiographic markers can reliably predict IAN injury. A CT is recommended when injury is likely.

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NARROWING OF ROOT

 Narrowing of the root is a useful radiographic marker. Although not always reliable, this may indicate intimate contact of the third molar root with the IAN canal.  ACT is recommended.

Narrowing of Root

Surgical Tip of the Week #9 How To Avoid IAN Injury – Deflection of Root

A quality panoramic x-ray is sufficient when assessing possible IAN injury while removing third molars. Nine panoramic radiographic markers can reliably predict IAN injury. ACT is recommended when injury is likely.DEFLECTION OF ROOT The final radiographic sign for...

Surgical Tip of the Week #8 How to Avoid IAN Injury – Deflection of Canal

A quality panoramic x-ray is sufficient when assessing possible IAN injury while removing third molars. Nine panoramic radiographic markers can reliably predict IAN injury. ACT is recommended when injury is likely.DEFLECTION OF CANAL  Deflection of the IAN canal is a...

Surgical Tip of the Week #6: How To Avoid IAN Injury – Narrowing of Root

A quality panoramic x-ray is sufficient when assessing possible IAN injury while removing third molars. Nine panoramic radiographic markers can reliably predict IAN injury. A CT is recommended when injury is likely.NARROWING OF ROOT  Narrowing of the root is a useful...

Surgical Tip of the Week #7: How To Avoid IAN Injury – Dark Root Apex

A quality panoramic x-ray is sufficient when assessing possible IAN injury while removing third molars. Nine panoramic radiographic markers can reliably predict IAN injury. ACT is recommended when injury is likely.DARK ROOT APEX This marker is similar to notching. A...