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Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

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Dr. Steven Corben
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: May locations!

Taste receptors or taste buds are generally located on your tongue, soft palate which is the top of your palate way in the back where it gets softer, and the papilla (small bumps) way back on your tongue.

In brief: May locations!

Taste receptors or taste buds are generally located on your tongue, soft palate which is the top of your palate way in the back where it gets softer, and the papilla (small bumps) way back on your tongue.
Dr. Steven Corben
Dr. Steven Corben
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
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In brief: Possibly

The tongue is well known to have the vast majority of taste buds.
Although there is some uncertainty as to whether or not the palate also has taste buds, at least one study has shown that there may be scattered taste buds in some individuals that also exist in the soft palate of human adults.

In brief: Possibly

The tongue is well known to have the vast majority of taste buds.
Although there is some uncertainty as to whether or not the palate also has taste buds, at least one study has shown that there may be scattered taste buds in some individuals that also exist in the soft palate of human adults.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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