Evaluation of gustatory function after third molar removal.

  title={Evaluation of gustatory function after third molar removal.},
  author={Umit Kiymet Akal and Zuhal K{\"u}ç{\"u}kyavuz and Ruhi Nalçaci and Tamer Yilmaz},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={33 6},
The aim of this study was to determine the severity of taste changes after surgical removal of all four third molars in one session. Taste function in 27 patients was measured before and at 1 month and 6 months after surgery. In every patient all four third molars were removed using local anesthesia and sedation with midazolam and fentanyl. For testing… CONTINUE READING