Ahmed Abdullah Saeed Bahamid

Department of Preventive Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Riyadh Elm University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Correlation of Mental Foramen Position and Type of Occlusion among Saudi Orthodontic Patients?A Radiographic Study
    Author(s): Ahmed Abdullah Saeed Bahamid*

    Background: The knowledge of anatomy of mental foramen and its surrounding structures is of great significance while administering local anesthesia either for diagnostic, surgical or operative procedures like performing periapical surgery in the mental region of the mandible. Aim- This study strives to determine the shape, position, symmetry of MF and its continuity with the inferior dental canal (IDC) on a digital panoramic view and to find its correlation with Angle’s molar relations among the orthodontic patients in Saudi Arabia. This study also focuses on determining the correlation of inter-foramen distance in both genders in Riyadh population of Saudi Arabia. Subjects and methods- Panoramic radiographs (N=315) of orthodontic patients aged between 18-45 years seeking care at three different clinics of Riyadh Elm University were examined in this study. The assessment of occl.. Read More»

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