Facial Nerves and Parotid Gland

Parotid Gland - Major Saliva Producing Gland

Stylomastoid Foramen - Facial nerve exits skull here

Temporal Branch - Controls muscles that wrinkle forehead

Zygomatic Branch -Controls blinking

Buccal Branch - Controls muscles of mouth

Cervical  Branch - Controls neck muscles

 

Other Links

Parotid Tumor Home Page

A Tutorial On Facial Nerve Functions - Includes Dissections Of A Cadaver

Grays Anatomy - Parotid and Lymph Nodes

More Grays - Parotid & Lymph Nodes

Grays - Parotid Cut Away

Grays- Facial Nerves