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A – Artery: The Anterior Superior Alveolar Artery is a small artery located in the maxilla bone.

L – Location: It is found within the maxillary bone, specifically in the alveolar process.

V – Vascularization: This artery supplies blood to the upper incisor teeth and adjacent tissues in the upper jaw.

E – Entrance: The artery enters the maxillary bone through small openings called nutrient foramina.

O – Origin: It originates from the infraorbital artery, which is a branch of the maxillary artery.

L – Labial: The artery provides blood to the labial (front) side of the upper incisor teeth.

A – Anesthesia: It plays a significant role in dental procedures by providing anesthesia to the anterior maxilla.

R – Roots: The artery travels within the bony sockets (alveoli) of the upper incisor teeth, nourishing their roots.

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