Mental foramen

The mental foramen is present on the anterior surface of the mandible, adjacent to root of the mandibular second premolar.

The mental nerve, a branch of inferior alveolar nerve passes through it and supplies the chin, lower lip and buccal mucosa of incisors, canines and the premolars.

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Article Information

rID: 6664
System: Head & Neck
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Mental foramen
  • Mental Foramen

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