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Review Article

Evaluation of Mental Foramen with Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A Systematic Review of Literature

Table 5

Comparison between cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and panoramic radiograph (PAN) for the visualization of anatomical structures.

ArticlesDetection of accessory mental foramina (AMFs) n AMFs (%)Visualization of the anterior loop (AL) n AL (%)
CBCTPANCBCTPAN

[28]37 (100.00)18 (48.60)
[29]4 (100.00)0 (0)
[30]19 (100.00)3 (15.79)
[31]40 (48.80)/patient30 (36.60)/patient
[18](100.00)(45.83)
[32]601 (30.30)/side411 (20.10)/side
[33]67 (37.20)/side102 (56.75)/side

Values calculated based on data from publications.