Oral sensory changes in aging.

Perception of oral sensory intensity was assessed in healthy, community-dwelling men (n = 46) and women (n = 41) between 25 and 93 years of age. Cross-modal matches of distance to perceived intensity were obtained for five types of oral stimuli (sugar water, salt water, heated or chilled water, water thickened with methylcellulose, and local pressure on the… CONTINUE READING