R Saravanan

Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Evaluation of Location of the Nutrient Canals using Cone Beam Computed Tomography System in Chennai Population-A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): R Saravanan* and Gurumoorthy Kaarthikeyan

    Introduction: Nutrient canals are anatomic structures of the alveolar bone through which neurovascular elements transit to supply teeth and supporting structures. Dental identification using the nutrient canal of the mandibular alveolar process as the most compelling anatomic feature placement of implant. Materials and methods: The data were collected form Department of Oral medicine and Radiology patients visiting Saveetha Dental College and Hospital. The retrospective study was carried out among 100 patients in Chennai population. Radiographic Software Galileo's viewer has been used to identify the nutrient canal. Results: The results from the Cone beam computed Tomography system (CBCT). In which Table 1 shows the mean and standard deviation of nutrient canal measurement. Figure 2 shows the nutrient canal distribution among 100 patients. In which 6-10mm (54.55%) shows highest me.. Read More»

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