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1

How is the Hard Palate formed?

-2 Palatine process of the Maxilla Bone
-2 Horizontal Plates of the Palatine bones
(4 bones total)

2

Name the Sutures on the Hard Palate

1. Median Palatine Suture
2. Transverse Palatine Suture
3. Intermaxillary Suture

3

What is joined to make the Median Palatine Suture?

The 2 Palatine bones together

4

What is joined to make the Transverse Palatine Suture?

It connects the Palatine Process of the Maxilla with the Horizontal Plates of the Palatine Bone

5

What is joined to make the Intermaxillary Suture?

Connects the 2 Palatine Processes of the Maxilla

6

There are 3 Foramens in the Hard Palate
Name the Foramens

1. Incisive Foramen
2. Greater Palatine Foramen
3. Lesser Palatine Foramen

7

Where is the Incisive Foramen located at in the palate?

Midline, Anterior part of the Hard Palate
(behind teeth 8 and 9; lingual)

8

What does the Incisive Foramen transmit?

the Nasopalatine Nerve

9

Where is the Greater Palatine Foramen located at in the palate

Posterior and lateral area of the Hard Palate
(tooth #2 and #15; second Molars)

10

What does the Greater Palatine Foramen Transmit?

Greater Palatine Nerve

11

What does the Lesser Palatine Foramen transmit?

The Lesser Palatine Nerve

12

Where is the Lesser Palatine Foramen located at in the Hard Palate?

Next to the Greater Palatine Foramen
(posterior)

13

The Lesser Palatine Nerve is going to do more with what Palate?

The Soft Palate (sensation with the posterior teeth)

14

The Greater Palatine Nerve is going to do more with what Palate?

The Hard Palate (sensation with the anterior teeth)