The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
This patient report concerns etiologic factors leading to a failed natural dentition, masticatory function, and poor dental esthetics in a 30-year-old woman. The surgical and restorative treatment provided for the patient was designed to address her dental phobia, location of residence, and debilitated oral condition.
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The aim of this study was to evaluate the success and complications following inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) transposition/reposition for dental implant placement in edentulous or partially edentulous mandibles. This was a multicenter retrospective study; patients who had undergone IAN transposition/reposition at four surgical clinics were retrospectively evaluated. Adverse effects, especially neural disturbances, were recorded and followed. Overall, 68 IAN reposition and 11 nerve transposition procedures were performed in 57 patients (only three patients reported on smoking).