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1

How many sets of salivary glands do we have?

3

2

What are the 3 salivary glands?

Parotid
Submandibular
Sublingual

3

Which salivary gland produces the BULK of our saliva?

submandibular

4

The parotid salivary gland produces __% of our saliva?

20

5

What duct does the parotid gland exit?

stenson's (parotid) duct

6

What duct does the submandibular gland exit?

Wharton's (submandibular) duct

7

The parotid gland sit on top of what muscle?

masseter

8

What kind of fluid is produced by the parotid gland?

serous

9

What kind of fluid is produced by the submandibular gland?

serous and mucous mix

10

What kind of fluid is produced by the sublingual gland?

mucous

11

Saliva has a _____ PH so it ______ the temperature of your mouth.

basic (7.0) ph
cools

12

Saliva helps aid in _____ and ______ of food?

digestion
breakdown

13

How does saliva help digest and breakdown food?

through salivary amalyse

14

The first/primary role of saliva is to ______ food?

moisten

15

Saliva can be anti-_______ and aid in ______ of tooth structures as well as help form a more protective _______?

bacterial
remineralization
pellicle

16

Lichen Planus is associated with people who have a _______ mouth?

dry

17

We have between _____ and ______ accessory salivary glands?

600-1,000

18

What is the part of a salivary gland called that is the part just before it exits into the mouth?

excretory duct

19

What salivary duct can change the PH and add minerals to the saliva before it exits into the mouth?

intercalated

20

What type of cells line the inside of a salivary duct and push the fluid out into the mouth?

myepithelial cells

21

What are the 4 areas we have accessory salivary glands in the mouth?

palate
under tongue
buccal mucosa
vestibules

22

What is the term for a salivary stone?

Sialolith

23

What is a general term for inflammation of the salivary glands?

sialadenitis

24

Sialadenitis is caused by ________

infection (bacterial)

25

What is an obstruction of the salivary gland by a salivary stone termed?

sialolithiasis

26

Sialolithiasis is a category of a ________

sialadenitis

27

What is the term for a sialadenitis where pus is being expressed from a salivary duct?

Suppurative Parotitis

28

Autoimmune Sialadenitis can affect all salivary glands but mostly affects the ______?

parotid

29

Autoimmune Sialadenitis is closely related to _________ __________ disease?

Sjogrens Syndrome

30

Sjorgens Syndrome is characterized by dry _____ and _____ along with ______ arthritis and a bilateral enlargement of the _____ gland?

mouth
eyes
Rheumatoid
Parotid