Defining the ascending ramus: A search

Gary Goldstein, Santvana Vyas

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abstract

Statement of problem: Lack of an accepted definition for the ascending ramus of the mandible means no common reference point is available for clinical or research dialogue. Purpose: The purpose of this review was to determine whether the ascending ramus has been defined, by using a search of published studies. Material and methods: PubMed was searched, using terms “ascending ramus” and “mandible.” Results: The search found no acceptable definition of the ascending ramus of the mandible. Conclusions: An acceptable definition for the ascending ramus of the mandible is lacking, and one is proposed here.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)925-927
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Volume119
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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