Flashcards in Unit 4 part 1 Deck (47)
How many sets of salivary glands do we have?
What are the 3 salivary glands?
Which salivary gland produces the BULK of our saliva?
The parotid salivary gland produces __% of our saliva?
What duct does the parotid gland exit?
stenson's (parotid) duct
What duct does the submandibular gland exit?
Wharton's (submandibular) duct
The parotid gland sit on top of what muscle?
What kind of fluid is produced by the parotid gland?
What kind of fluid is produced by the submandibular gland?
serous and mucous mix
What kind of fluid is produced by the sublingual gland?
Saliva has a _____ PH so it ______ the temperature of your mouth.
basic (7.0) ph
Saliva helps aid in _____ and ______ of food?
How does saliva help digest and breakdown food?
through salivary amalyse
The first/primary role of saliva is to ______ food?
Saliva can be anti-_______ and aid in ______ of tooth structures as well as help form a more protective _______?
Lichen Planus is associated with people who have a _______ mouth?
We have between _____ and ______ accessory salivary glands?
What is the part of a salivary gland called that is the part just before it exits into the mouth?
What salivary duct can change the PH and add minerals to the saliva before it exits into the mouth?
What type of cells line the inside of a salivary duct and push the fluid out into the mouth?
What are the 4 areas we have accessory salivary glands in the mouth?
What is the term for a salivary stone?
What is a general term for inflammation of the salivary glands?
Sialadenitis is caused by ________
What is an obstruction of the salivary gland by a salivary stone termed?
Sialolithiasis is a category of a ________
What is the term for a sialadenitis where pus is being expressed from a salivary duct?
Autoimmune Sialadenitis can affect all salivary glands but mostly affects the ______?
Autoimmune Sialadenitis is closely related to _________ __________ disease?