superior foramina of the nasopalatine canal


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: Superior Foramina of the Nasopalatine Canal 1

Now that all the foramina of the mandible have been covered (lingual, mental and mandibular) it’s onto the maxilla.  The first one I am going to show is the superior foramina of the nasopalatine canal.  The nasopalatine canal splits superiorly with an opening in the right and left nasal cavities.The […]


Anatomy on Radiographs: Occlusal Radiographs

This is the last post I have planned for anatomy and it will be on occlusal radiographs. Mandible Short and sweet here with only one anatomical landmark readily visible. The genial tubercles (yellow arrow) appear as a small radiopaque mass(es) extending off the lingual aspect of the mandible. Maxilla The nasal […]