Taste dysfunction: a practical guide for oral medicine.
Summary of "Taste dysfunction: a practical guide for oral medicine."
Taste disturbance is a complication of an inferior alveolar nerve block, albeit rare.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: British dental journal
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21779062
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2011.598
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A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
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Conditions characterized by an alteration in gustatory function or perception. Taste disorders are frequently associated with OLFACTION DISORDERS. Additional potential etiologies include METABOLIC DISEASES; DRUG TOXICITY; and taste pathway disorders (e.g., TASTE BUD diseases; FACIAL NERVE DISEASES; GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE DISEASES; and BRAIN STEM diseases).
Substances added to foods and medicine to improve the quality of taste.
A type I keratin expressed predominately in gastrointestinal epithelia, MERKEL CELLS, and the TASTE BUDS of the oral mucosa.
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