Monday, May 5, 2008

Oral cavity and Salivary Glands... It's not just talk

Oral Cavity: *pictures later tonight*

Enamel
Dentin
Pulp
Pulp Cavity
Cementum- between dentin and peridontal ligament
Cementocytes- produces cementum
Odontoblasts- produces dentin
Peridontal Ligament- between dentin/gingiva
Papillae-
Taste buds-contain gusta sustentacular cell
Taste Pores- where bud enters space near papillae
Gustatory cells-
Sustentacular cells-

Dentin
dentin


Taste Buds
taste buds labeled


Taste Pores
Photobucket

Salivary Glands:
Parotid-
Submandibular or sublingual gland-
mucous cells-
serous demilunes- clump of light stained mucous cells with a mucous "hat"
lobules-
intralobular duct-
interlobular duct-

Salivary Parotid Gland-
Salivary parotid gland

Salivary Submandibular Gland
Salivary submandibular gland

Salivary Sublingual gland
salivary sublingual gland

Intralobular duct
salivary intralobular duct

Interlobular duct (see pointer end)
salivary intralobular duct

1 comment:

Glenn said...

Up close, our tongue looks alien and very complicated. This should give us more reason to clean and take care of it. Bacteria doesn't only lounge on our teeth, they can easily settle on our tongue as well.

Glenn Koehm