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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020
Evaluation of Taste Perception in Early & Advanced Stage OSMF Patients: A Case Control Study
Babita Prasad | Renuka Ammanagi | Jinkimoni Singha
Abstract: Aim & Objective- To evaluate taste perception in early and advanced stage OSMF patient’s. Material & methods- By using physiological stimuli method, taste perception was assessed among the cases and controls. A total of 60 OSMF patients and 30 controls were included in the study. Chi square test and Mann Whitney test were used to evaluate the taste response. Results- Showed delayed taste perception in OSMF patients as compared to controls. Advanced stage OSMF patients showed maximum delayed response towards salty taste. Conclusion-Taste perception alters in OSMF patients and progresses as the severity of disease progresses.
Keywords: Oral submucous fibrosis, taste perception, physiological stimuli, tastes cells
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020,
Pages: 841 - 844