The Scientific World Journal / 2014 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Gaining Surgical Access for Repositioning the Inferior Alveolar Neurovascular Bundle

Figure 5

Distances of the mandibular canal to the buccal cortex of mandible immediately at (D1) and at 10 (D2), 20 (D3), 30 (D4), and 40 (D5) mm distal to the mental foramen of 3 different ethnic groups. A buccolingual elliptic-arc curve pattern is observed in relation to the buccal cortex.