Flashcards in Oral Cavity Deck (36):
the U-shaped mandible bones for the teeth are called?
hard palate is made of two things:
1. palatine process of maxilla
2. horizontal process of palatine bone
what muscle is the floor of the mouth?
Tongue posteriorly contains what tonsils?
what demarcates the posterior/anterior tongue?
2 arches that surround the palantine tonsil?
Ant: palatoglossal arch
Post: Palatopharyngeal arch
3 kinds of papillae on the tongue are?
Valate: ant. sulcus terminalis
foliate: post-latero tongue
Fungiform: surface of tongue
what is the midline meeting point of sulcis terminalis called?
styloglossus does what?
what depresses the tongue?
what retracts the tongue?
what elevates tongue?
what protrudes tongue?
what innervates tongue muscles?
hypoglossal except palatoglossus: pharyngeal branch of Vagus
3 intrinsic muscles of tongue:
1. superior long.
2. inferior longi.
3. transverse and vertical
intrinsic muscles innervated by?
palatoglossus muscle innervated by?
anterior 2/3 of tongue innervation?
1. Lingual (general) V3 Trigeminal
2. chorda tympani VII Facial
what innervates posterior 1/3 of tongue general vs. sensory
how many teeth in adult if none removed?
how many premolars do we have?
4upper and 4 lower
What nerve supplies upper teeth?
maxillary nerve V2 Trigeminal
what nerve supplies lower teeth?
mandibular nerve V3 trigeminal
inferior tooth pain may refer pain where?
external auditory meatus via the post. auricular nerve
superior tooth pain may refer pain where?
name the 3 salivary glands:
where does the duct of submandibular gland emerge?
lateral sides of lingual frenulum
what is the soft palate made up of?
palatine aponeurosis attaches it to the hard palate
soft palate function?
1. seals nasal cavity during swallowing, coughing, suction
2. allow unimpeded breathing during chewing
what two muscles elevate the soft palate?
1. tensor veli palatini
2. Levator Veli Palatini
3 muslces depress soft palate?
1. musculus uvulae
what are the soft palate muscles innervated by?
except tensor veli palatini (CN V)