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Fig. 1.

Bony structures of retromolar region. Retromolar triangle is located behind a third molar and retromolar fossa, an ovoid depression, is deeper, more laterally placed and larger than the retromolar triangle. Unlikely the retromolar triangle, it can be palpated. Retromolar fossa is bounded laterally by the external oblique ridge and its continuation in the anterior border of the ascending ramus; medially it is bounded by the temporal crest and at a lower level by the buccal border of the small retromolar triangle.

J Dent Rehabil Appl Sci 2019;35:64-71
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