This is further explaining all of the bones
in the face
Zygomatic bone: makes up the prominence of the cheeks
below and to the side of the eyes.
Mandible: Horizontal, horseshoe-shaped body with a
flat portion projecting upward at each end. Superior border contains lower teeth. This is the longest, strongest and the only
moveable bone in the skull.
Nasal bone: long, thin fused bones sitting midline
to form the bridge of the nose.
Maxilla- Forms the upper jaw, hard palate, and the
nasal cavity. Contains sockets of the upper teeth.
Sphenoid bone- two wing-like structures that help form
the base of the cranium, sides of the skull, and floors and sides of the orbits
Frontal bone- forms anterior portion of the skull above
Parietal- forms the posterior portion of the skull,
a flat bone, protecting the brain.