Mental foramen

The mental foramen is a small foramen on the anterior surface of the mandible, adjacent to root of the mandibular second premolar tooth. The mental nerve, a terminal branch of inferior alveolar nerve and the mental artery leave the mandibular canal through it.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 6664
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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