Inferior alveolar nerve transposition in combination with Br†nemark implant treatment
The surgical protocol for inferior alveolar nerve transposition together with the Brånemark implant treatment is described. The short-term follow-up results of the first ten procedures are presented and show an initial 2- to 3-week duration of anesthesia. In all regions treated, signs of paresthesia/hypoesthesia have been registered for 1 to 7 months. After 6 months, seven of the regions recovered completely with regard to nerve sensation.