Two facial nerves, one located on each side of the face, branch off
and lead to muscles in the forehead, eyelids, ear, nose, mouth, and chin. These
nerves control facial muscles and expressions, send taste sensations from the
front of the tongue to the brain, and control tear and saliva
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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