Flashcards in Musculature of the Mouth Deck (9)
What facial muscle will be present in both the upper and lower lip?
What facial muscle will act to close the mouth and to purse and protrude the lips?
What is the innervation of the orbicularis oris?
buccal (upper lip) and mandibular (lower lip) branches of the facial nerve
Which facial muscle is attached to the alveolar processes of the maxillary and mandibular molar teeth and to the muscles at the side of the mouth?
What facial muscle acts to compress the cheeks against the teeth?
What is the innervation of the buccinator?
buccal branches of the facial nerve
What facial muscle is attached to the parotid fascia and the skin at the corner of the mouth?
What facial muscle acts to draw back the angle of the mouth?