Fig.6  If PARL disappears whereas the abnormal communication does not, the hypothesis of abnormal branch of the inferior alveolar nerve is established.  This proves to be bad news for implantologist.  He has less bone height (~ 6 mm in this case) to place an implant in the first molar area, back to original article

Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 04/0/2011, last revision 04/05/2011