Dentaltown - The trigeminal nerve, a. the fifth cranial nerve, or simply CN V, is responsible for sensation in the face and motor functions such as biting and chewing. It has 3 major branches: - ophthalmic nerve - maxillary nerve - mandibular nerve
What happens when you have an impacted canine tooth? Treatment may involve tooth extraction or removal of growths to allow for eruption. Take a look at this infographic about oral surgery in San Diego to find more details!