posterior superior alveolar canal


Anatomy Monday: Canals on Intraoral Radiographs 1

Since a couple of weeks ago I went over foramina on intraoral radiographs (periapical radiographs and bitewings), I thought I’d keep on going with more and this time go over canals. There is 4 again with 2 in the maxilla and 2 in the mandible; however one of the two […]


Anatomy Monday: Posterior Superior Alveolar Canal 4

This last canal is one that is always fun to see and a great quiz question for students (at least for me but then again I am a radiology nerd :D).  The posterior superior alveolar canal is most commonly seen on posterior maxillary periapical radiographs. It presents as a thin […]