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Table 3 Recovery of inferior alveolar nerve damage and lingual nerve damage

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

Recovery of nerve damage Lingual nerve damage IAN damage
80 % ≤ x ≤ 100 % 6 cases (54.5 %) 15 cases (46.8 %)
60 % ≤ x < 80 % 2 cases (18.2 %) 3 cases (9.4 %)
40 % ≤ x < 60 % 0 case (0 %) 6 cases (18.8 %)
X < 40 % 1 case (9.1 %) 0 case (0 %)
No visit 2 cases (18.2 %) 8 cases (25 %)
Total 11 cases (100 %) 32 cases (100 %)