nasolabial fold


Anatomy Monday: Nasolabial Fold

Off to a fun anatomy to start the new year off and it’s been a while since I’ve shown a few more examples of this one. This one sometimes tricks a few people at first when trying to figure it out. This week is a soft tissue entity visible on both […]


Anatomy Monday: Top anatomy of 2013

Here are the most viewed Anatomy Monday posts of 2013. 5. Anterior nasal spine 4. Superior foramina of the nasopalatine canal 3. Nasolabial fold 2. Mental foramen 1. Incisive foramen If there are any other anatomical entities you’d like to see covered in the upcoming posts, please leave a comment […]


Anatomy Monday: Nasolabial Fold (soft tissue) 3

This week is another soft tissue entity that can be seen on both intraoral and extraoral radiographs. The nasolabial fold presents as a diagonal transition line. A transition line is seen as a defined line where part of the radiograph appears more radiopaque due to superimposition of soft tissue. The […]