TONGUE CLEANING INCREASES THE PERCEIVED INTENSITY OF SALTY TASTE

Abstract:Objective: Tongue coating, which refers to a greyish white deposit on the tongue surface, often covers the taste papillae on the dorsal tongue surface, decreasing taste sensitivity. This study investigated whether mechanical removal of the tongue coating...

Mouthwash with Active Oxygen Induces Keratinocytes Proliferation

Chlorhexidine (CLX) is the gold standard mouthwash used as an adjunctive treatment for oral health. However, studies have shown that CLX has a cyto-toxic effect on numerous cells such as cells of the periodontal ligament 2 and os-teoblasts, besides inhibiting collagen...
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