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1

in the Masticatory system, what restricts envelope of motion and no ability to move mandible?

Ligaments

2

in masticatory system what is the complex hinge joint and includes Class 3 lever system?

Articulation

3

in the masticatory system what involves PDL nerve endings and pressure?

Teeth

4

in the masticatory system what creates all mandibular movements?

Muscles

5

Muscles include the following...

1. masseter
2. tempora
3. M & L Pterygoid

6

CR and CO are also part of the masticatory system of muscles. what are their functions?

1. CR--posterior most position in the envelope of function (where the mandible should be when your trying to do work with it)
2. CO--teeth create a muscle memory (when you say bite together, you will bite together)