Does Poor Oral Hygiene Cause Metallic Taste?

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Does Poor Oral Hygiene Cause Metallic Taste? Meet the Author: Sara Juliano, RDH I have been a registered dental hygienist for over a decade. I’ve had the pleasure of working with amazing patients and educating them on their oral health throughout my career. Recently, I made the conscious decision to branch out within the dental […]

Medications and Metallic Taste

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Medications and Metallic Taste What is Metallic Taste? Metallic taste is a common side effect of certain medications. Metallic taste is a taste disorder medically known as dysgeusia. It is an abnormal or impaired sense of taste, or an unpleasant alteration of taste sensation.   It is usually described as a persistent metallic, sour, bitter, or other unusual, bad taste in the […]

Could Dementia Be Changing The Way You Taste?

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Could Dementia Be Changing The Way You Taste? Many people with dementia experience sudden changes in eating habits and crave unhealthy foods that are rich and dense with flavor or sugar. Taste buds are connected to the nerves in the brain, and when these nerves are affected, it can cause a bad taste in the […]

GERD and Metallic Taste

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Most patients are familiar with common symptoms of GERD such as nausea, vomiting, belching, and dry cough. It is very common that GERD causes metallic taste, a taste disorder medically known as dysgeusia.

Blood Pressure Medications and Metallic Taste

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Blood Pressure Medications and Metallic Taste High blood pressure is a common health condition, especially in the elderly. It can cause heart disease and is a leading cause of stroke [1, 2]. It is managed through prescribed medications that have to be taken on a regular basis. Many blood pressure medications have side effects including […]