How would you orally feed a patient whose jaws are wired together for the
purpose of splinting a fractured jaw?
a. By introducing liquefied food through the hamular notch.
b. By introducing liquefied food through the space between the anterior teeth.
By introducing liquefied food through a space distal to the most posterior
d. By introducing liquefied food through the nostrils.
Oral mucosa is a tissue similar in composition to the skin, but it differs mainly in
what one respect?
a. There are mucous glands which bathe its surface.
b. It resists infection better than skin.
It is tougher than skin.
d. It has less resistance to tumor development than skin.
Mucous membrane which covers the alveolar process is called:
a. Mucous glands.
b. Labial frena.
The color of normal mucous membrane is:
b. Pale pink.
d. Bright red.