Taste acuity of the human palate. I. Studies with electrogustometry and taste solutions on young adults.

@article{Nilsson1977TasteAO,
  title={Taste acuity of the human palate. I. Studies with electrogustometry and taste solutions on young adults.},
  author={Berit Nilsson},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={1977},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={51-62}
}
The purposes of the study were to determine whether or not taste perception was present in the area which would have been covered by the base plate of a full upper denture and, if taste perception was present there, to compare its strength to that of the remainder of the soft palate and of the apex and base of the tongue. The taste acuity of 32 dental students was measured at the apex and base of the tongue and on the hard and soft palate using two methods, an electric current and sweet, salty… CONTINUE READING

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