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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Photodynamic Therapy – A Review

Narayan Walavalkar

Citation Information : Walavalkar N. Photodynamic Therapy – A Review. CODS J Dent 2012; 4 (1):12-15.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-4-1-12

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-03-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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