Papillarity of the palatal mucosa.

@article{Thomas1985PapillarityOT,
  title={Papillarity of the palatal mucosa.},
  author={Cyril J Thomas and T. J. van Wyk Kotze and J Madeleine Nash},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={1985},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={491-7}
}
A sample of 575 palatal casts was studied and found to possess varying degrees of papillary convolutions between and around the palatal rugae. No palatal appliances were worn and no irritative influence was present. A classification of 1-4 was established and the peak incidence was Class II at 48.4% (Class I, being an absence of papillarity, was 7.3%). It… CONTINUE READING