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Q: Which of the following is a facial bone?
(A). Occipital (B). Parietal (C). Sphenoid (D). Zygomatic (E). Frontal There are 22 bones in the skull (8 cranial bones and 14 facial bones), excluding the middle ear ossicles. 8cranialbones: occipital bone 2 temporal bones 2 parietal bones sphenoid bone ethmoid...Read More
Q: Where are the lingual tonsils located?
(A). Posterior to the circumvallate lingual papillae (B). On lateral border of the tongue (C). Along the sulcusterminalisof the tongue (D). Spread evenly on the entire surface of the tongue There are different types of tonsils and papillae on the tongue: Lingual tonsilsare an...Read More
Q: What is the largest cranial nerve?
(A). First (B). Seventh (C). Sixth (D). Fifth There are 12 cranial nerves: olfactory (I), optic (II), oculomotor (III), trochlear (IV), trigeminal (V), abducens (VI), facial (VII), vestibulocochlear (VIII), glossopharyngeal (IX), vagus (X), accessory (XI), and hypoglossal (XII). Among all of...Read More
Q: The senses of the anterior third of the tongue are provided by which cranial nerve?
(A). Fifth (B). Ninth (C). Eighth (D). Twelfth Keywords: senses, anterior third This is a very difficult question in my opinion. But we will dissect it together so you are more ready for the dental hygiene board exam (NBDHE, NDHCE). First of all, we know that there are12 cranial nerves,...Read More
Q: The parotid gland secretes saliva through which duct?
(A). Wharton's duct (B). Stensen's duct (C). Bartholin's duct Ducts are escape routes for the saliva and other types of secretion from glands. However, not all glands have ducts - some are ductless. Here is a summary of the major salivary glands and their ducts relevant to us #RDH...Read More
Which foramen is the opening for the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve?
(A). Foramen rotundum (B). Foramen ovale (C). Foramen spinosum (D). Foramen magnum The definitions of the four different foramen are as follows: Foramen rotundum: located in the middle cranial fossa, at the base of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. Serves as the opening for the...Read More
Which of the following bones of the skull is considered a facial bone?
(A). Occipital (B). Parietal (C). Sphenoid (D). Zygomatic (E). Frontal There are 22 bones in the skull, excluding the middle ear ossicles. Eight cranial bones (occipital bone, 2 temporal bones, 2 parietal bones, sphenoid bone, ethmoid bone, frontal bone), and fourteen facial bones (vomer, 2...Read More

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