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Anatomy of mouth

Larynx high up in children: Making it possible to see inflamed epiglottis.

Innervation of tongue (Glossopharyngeal nerve, facial nerve), palate and pharynx (Glossopharyngeal nerve)

Innervation of Jaw: Maxillary branch of Trigeminal nerve. Reason for referred pain to Ears in diseases of tooth and Sinuses.

Diseases of teeth, gums, tongue and mucous membrane

Pathology of lesions in the structures of mouth


  1. Bates, A Guide to Physical Exam.