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How many pairs of cranial nerves are there?

12

1

What Is the V cranial nerve called?

Trigeminal

2

Which nerve supplies the upper anterior teeth?

Superior anterior dental nerve

3

Which nerve supples the lower molars?

Inferior dental nerve

4

Which nerve supplies the lower anterior teeth?

Incisive nerve

5

Which nerve exits through the mandibular foramen?

Inferior dental nerve

6

What are the 4 types of injections?

ID block
Intraligamentry
Infiltration
Intrapulpal (endo)
Intraoesous

7

What can nerves function as?

Sensory/motor/both

8

List the 12 cranial nerves

l - olfactory (smell)
ll - optic
lll - oculomotor (eye)
lV - trochlear (eye)
V - trigeminal (both)
Vl - abducens (eye)
Vll - facial
Vlll - auditory
lX - glossopharyngeal (both-taste-swallow)
X - vagus
Xl - accessory
Xll - hypoglossal.

9

What are the four nerves dentistry related?

V- trigeminal (5th)
Vll - facial (7th)
lX - glossopharyngeal (9th)
Xll-hypoglossal

10

What is the 12th cranial nerve?

Hypoglossal
Motor- tongue muscles

11

What is the ninth cranial nerve?

Glossopharyngeal
Sensory - taste
Motor- swallowing

12

What is the 7th cranial nerve?

Facial
Sensory - taste
Motor - muscle of facial expression

13

What is the largest cranial nerve?

Trigeminal

14

What 3 divisions does the trigeminal nerve split into?

Ophthalmic
Maxillary
Mandibular

15

What does the ophthalmic nerve supply?

Eyes
Forehead
Eyebrows
(Sensory)

16

What does the maxillary nerve supply?

Maxillary teeth
Maxilla
Middle of face
(Sensory)

17

What does the mandibular nerve supply?

Lower teeth
Mandible
Lower area of face
Muscles of mastication
(Sensory/motor)

18

What two branches does the maxillary nerve divide into?

Superior dental nerve
Palatine nerve

19

The superior dental nerve divides into which three branches?

Anterior superior dental nerve
Middle superior dental nerve
Posterior superior dental nerve

20

Which two branches does the palatine nerve divide into?

Greater palatine nerve (exits through GP foramen)
Naso-palatine nerve (exits through incisive foramen)

21

The mandibular divides into which 3 branches?

Long buccal nerve
Lingual nerve
Inferior dental nerve (exits through mandible foramen)

22

What are the causes of trigeminal neuralgia?

Compression of nerve
Trauma
Infections
Tumours
Idiopathic
Sign if underlying problem

23

What are the major arteries that supply the head and neck?

Carotid arteries

24

The inferior dental nerve divides into which two nerves?

Incisive nerve
Mental nerve

25

What is the amount in LA cartridges?

2.2ml or 1.8ml

26

What is in a LA cartridge?

Anaesthetic
Vasoconstrictor
Buffer (saline)
Preservative
Fungicide/antiseptic
Bung (latex)

27

What is another name for a bruise?

Haematoma