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The 5 Branches of the Facial Nerve: Temporal, Zygomatic, Buccal, Mandibular, & Cervical. Remember: To Zanzibar By Motor Car (or) Two Zebras Bit My Cat Are you studying for a DANB or dental assisting exam?

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The facial nerve, or the seventh cranial nerve has both sensory and motor functions. For sensory, it is involved with taste on the anterior 2/3 portion of the tongue. For motor, is controls facial expressions, as well as tear, nasal, and palatine glands.

Nicolas Henri Jacob - Illustration for Traité complet de l’anatomie de l’homme comprenant la médecine opératoire (1831-1854) by Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery Illustration of dissection of the lips and face, showing salivary glands, branches of the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII), trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V), and glossopharyngeal nerve (cranial nerve VII). Teeth, with full permanent dentition shown, masticatory muscles and jugular partly shown. Lateral view.