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Head and Neck Anatomy: Part III – Cranial Nerves

COURSE NUMBER: 598

Larry LoPresti, DMD

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course is an overview of the cranial nerves with special emphasis on the branches that are important to the dental professional. This course can be used as a reference for the location and function of the nerves of the head and neck. ...

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Overview

This course is an overview of the cranial nerves with special emphasis on the branches that are important to the dental professional. This course can be used as a reference for the location and function of the nerves of the head and neck. This is the last part of a three-part series including the bony structures of the head and neck and the muscles of the head and neck.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 20, 2022

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Sep 19, 2025

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    10

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Understand the basic structure of a neuron and how they function.
  • Understand the basic function of the nervous system.
  • Possess foundational knowledge of the cranial nerves.
  • Know the location and function of each important nerve found in the head and neck.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.

  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.


Note: Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Lopresti reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. He has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Larry LoPresti

Larry LoPresti

DMD

Dr. LoPresti has a BA from Amherst College and a DMD from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He has been an adjunct Professor teaching anatomy for over 20 years and is currently employed by MCPHS University Forsyth...

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.