The submandibular gland lies deep to the body of the mandible. It protrudes slightly inferiorly and superficially.
The submandibular duct (Wharton’s duct) courses anteriorly to then rise into the floor of the mouth behind the lower incisors, lateral to the frenulum. between the buccal muscles to the ampulla.
The sublingual glands are paired anteriorly. They are poorly seen in their entirety and have multiple small ducts (8-20) superiorly.