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Aerosol and splatter in Dentistry - An Overview

Dhoom Singh Mehta, Preetham Pulluri, Sowmya Nagur Karibasappa

Citation Information : Mehta DS, Pulluri P, Karibasappa SN. Aerosol and splatter in Dentistry - An Overview. CODS J Dent 2015; 7 (1):28-32.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-7-1-28

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-06-2015

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Pulluri P, Karibasappa SN, Mehta DS, Aerosol and Splatter in Dentistry - An overview CODS J Dent 2015;7:28-32.


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