A letter-recognition task to assess lingual tactile acuity.

  title={A letter-recognition task to assess lingual tactile acuity.},
  author={Greg K. Essick and Christine C. Chen and Douglas G. Kelly},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={57 11},
PURPOSE This study evaluated a novel neurosensory test based on letter recognition developed for the assessment of spatial acuity of the tongue. PATIENTS AND METHODS An up-down tracking procedure was used to estimate the threshold height for the recognition of embossed letters of the alphabet examined by the tongue tip. The 48 stimuli consisted of acrylic… CONTINUE READING