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Posturedontics: Reducing the Stress in Dentistry

Sulekha S Gosavi, Siddharth Y Gosavi, Rashmi S Jawade

Citation Information : Gosavi SS, Gosavi SY, Jawade RS. Posturedontics: Reducing the Stress in Dentistry. World J Dent 2012; 3 (4):335-339.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1185

Published Online: 01-12-2012

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Gosavi SS, Gosavi SY, Jawade RS. Posturedontics: Reducing the Stress in Dentistry. World J Dent 2012;3(4):335-339.


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