Oral Anatomy

  • James W. Ferraro


The oral cavity is the first part of the digestive tract. It has many functions, such as the port of entry and the mastication of food. It also contains the organs of taste and salivary production, which not only lubricates food to facilitate swallowing, but also contains enzymes that initiate digestion.


Lamina Propria Root Canal Permanent Tooth Central Incisor Lateral Incisor 
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