The trigeminal nerve (V) provides general sensory innervation to the tongue.
Source: Klasser G et al, Taste Change Associated with a Dental Procedure: Case Report and Review of the Literature, JCDA, June 2008, Vol 74, No 5, pg 455-460.
Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
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