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Table III

Characteristics of the BMS patients 3 months after MB treatment. VAS = Visual Analogic Scale (VAS). USF/SSF = Unstimulated and Stimulated Salivary Flow.

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5
Quality of pain No pain No pain No pain No pain Slight burning, relieved during mealtimes
VAS Pain Score 0 0 0 0 1
Teeth coloration No No No No No
Dysgueusia No No No No Slight metallic taste
Xerostomia No No Yes but salivary flow was normal: USF: 0.35ml/min SSF: 2ml/mn No Yes,
USF was slightly decreased: 0.2ml/min
SSF normal: 2ml/mn
Stress/Anxiety No No No Moderate stress related to family problems Stress related to a slight persisting burning sensation
Quality of life Good Good Good Good Moderate but improved since MB treatment

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