oral defensiveness

or·al de·fen·sive·ness

(ōr'ăl dĕ-fen'siv-nĕs)
Overreaction to the tastes or textures of things placed in one's mouth.
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Conditions assessed were bacterial plaque, gingivitis, dental caries, restorations, bruxism, delayed eruption/missing teeth, oral infection, developmental anomalies, injuries, occlusion, salivary flow, and oral defensiveness.
Due to the increased incidence of oral defensiveness in children with an ASD, plaque accumulation was high, at 85% for all groups studied.
4) higher level of oral defensiveness in younger children as compared to older children