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what are the 11 regions of the head?

frontal, parietal, temporal, zygomatic, infraorbital, orbital, nasal, oral, buccal, mental

what bone forms the forehead


what bone forms the back and base of the cranium

occipital bone

what bones form the upper jaw and hard palate


what bones form the cheek?


what is the only moveable bone in the skull


where is the mental foramen located

the facial surface on the left and right between the apices of the 1st and 2nd mandibular premolars (left and right side of chin)

what is the difference between the teeth of males and females

males teeth are larger and squared incisally

what are the 2 basic types of movement of the TMJ temporomandibular joint

(1)hinge action, (2) gliding movement

what syptoms might a patient with TMD temporomandibular dissorder have

pain, joint sounds, and limitations in movement

which cranial nerve innervates all muscles of mastication


what is the name of the horse-shoe shaped bone at which the muscles of the tounge and the floor of the mouth attached?

hyoid bone

which of the major salivary glands is the largest


what is another name for the parotid duct

stensens duct

what artery is behind the ramus and branches into 5 arteries

mandibular artery

what artery supplies the maxillary molars premolars and gingivae

posterior superior alveolar artery

how many parirs of cranial nerves are connected to the brain


which division of the trigeminal nerce subdivides into the buccal lingual and inferior alveolar nerves


during what type of dental examination are lymph nodes palpated

extraoral examination

what is the term for enlarged or palpable lymph nodes


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