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Table 2 Incidence of lingual nerve damage and IAN damage of each group

From: Assessment of the proximity between the mandibular third molar and inferior alveolar canal using preoperative 3D-CT to prevent inferior alveolar nerve damage

  Lingual nerve damage IAN damage IAN damage rate (%)
Group I (1735 cases) 3 cases 6 cases 0.35
Group II (2063 cases) 6 cases 23 cases 1.1
Group III (1119 cases) 3 cases 3 cases 0.27
Total (4917 cases) 12 cases 32 cases 0.65