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What is the mandible use in regard to the jaw?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: The jawbone

is a bone forming the skull with the cranium (TMJ).

In brief: The jawbone

is a bone forming the skull with the cranium (TMJ).
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
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In brief: It forms the joint

The maxilla holds the upper teeth and provides occlusion for the lower teeth.
It also forms the TMJ joint with the mandible.

In brief: It forms the joint

The maxilla holds the upper teeth and provides occlusion for the lower teeth.
It also forms the TMJ joint with the mandible.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Lower jaw

The mandible is the lower jaw, the maxilla is the upper jaw.
These function against one another through the jaw joint - temporomandibular joint.

In brief: Lower jaw

The mandible is the lower jaw, the maxilla is the upper jaw.
These function against one another through the jaw joint - temporomandibular joint.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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