Masticatory function, taste, and salivary flow in young healthy adults.

@article{Carvalho2016MasticatoryFT,
  title={Masticatory function, taste, and salivary flow in young healthy adults.},
  author={Polliane Morais de Carvalho and Paula Midori Castelo and Guy Carpenter and Maria Beatriz Duarte Gavi{\~a}o},
  journal={Journal of oral science},
  year={2016},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={
          391-9
        }
}
This study aimed to investigate masticatory function and taste and their possible relationship with salivary flow in young adults with good oral health. The study also examined whether anthropometric measurements and gender could influence the variables studied. A total of 171 subjects were selected (125 females, 46 males). Masticatory performance was evaluated with the sieve method, and perceived masticatory ability was measured using the visual analogue scale. Taste was evaluated using the… CONTINUE READING

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