the masseter addison mccaffree

the facial muscle system
the masseter muscle controls movement of the cheek and jaw
an area of idiopathic masseter muscle hypertrophy
the masseter moves the jaw

top 5 facts about the masseter

ONE// the masseter plays a major role in chewing

TWO// when people grind their teeth, the masseter may grow due to the extra exercise, causing a square jaw

THREE// the masseter has two sections: superficial and deep

FOUR// the superficial portion of the masseter is thick and tendon-like and connects to the maxilla

FIVE// the deep portion is smaller and more musclar and connects to the mandible

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