Head and Neck Anatomy: Part II – Musculature

Head and Neck Anatomy: Part II – Musculature (ce597) - Introduction
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This course presents an overview of the important muscles of the head and neck including the location, attachments and actions of each. It is essential for the dental professional to understand the normal appearance and function of the musculature of this area as muscles are often sources of pain and dysfunction. Knowing normal anatomy and function will help identify the origin of the patient’s complaint. The course will also cover how the musculature of the presented works in mastication and swallowing.

Please note this is Part II of a three-part series. To gain the full benefit of the concepts covered in this course, be sure to read Head and Neck Anatomy: Part I – Bony Structures (CE591) and Part III - Cranial Nerves (CE598)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

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


  • 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.

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