Anatomy and physiology of the head, neck and chewing system



Summary - Anatomy and physiology of the head, neck and...

A short summary about the topic of Anatomy and physiology of the head, neck and chewing system.

Physiology: the swallowing process - Anatomy and physiology...

We do not only swallow to swallow the reduced and saliva-mixed food. Swallowing is also used to transport excess saliva, nasal and...

Physiology: the chewing process - Anatomy and physiology...

To reduce food you make chewing movements. The chewing muscles, the tongue muscles, the suprahyoid muscles and a few mimic muscles...

Physiology: movement possibilities of the lower jaw - Anatomy...

The movements of the lower jaw with respect to the upper jaw are caused by contraction of muscle (group) and and by gravity. The jaw...

Structures around the oral cavity: nerves in the head and...

Nerves ensure that muscles are given instructions. Nerves are also needed to inform the brain about the (tension) state of the muscles....

Structures around the oral cavity; muscles and muscle groups...

Movements come about because muscles or muscle groups contract. When a muscle contracts, the distance between the two points of attachment...

Structures around the oral cavity: the skull - Anatomy...

The skull is part of the human skeleton. The skeleton gives firmness to the body. The skull consists of two parts: the brain skull...

Surrounding structures of the oral cavity - Anatomy and...

The pharynx is located behind the nasal and oral cavities. It is a tube that is in open communication with both the nasal cavity or...

Other structures in the oral cavity - Anatomy and physiology...

If you look in an open mouth, you see many structures. The mouth consists of two parts: The vestibulum oris, "porch of the mouth"....

Dental development - Anatomy and physiology of the head,...

The development of the teeth starts before the birth (prenatal). At the place where the jaws are to be found, there is embryonic connective...

The dental arches - Anatomy and physiology of the head,...

The contact points of the elements are those parts of the approximal planes where the elements meet. The contact points ensure mutual...

Structures in the oral cavity: the teeth - Anatomy and...

During the course of their life, every person first receives a set of milk teeth, which later makes way for permanent teeth. The first...

Functions of the teeth - Anatomy and physiology of the...

Human teeth, together with the surrounding structures, have a number of important functions.

Introduction - Anatomy and physiology of the head, neck...

Anatomy and physiology are the subjects that deal with the construction and function of the human body. As a dentist / dental assistant...

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