Assessment of the Relationship between Skeletal Maturity and the Calcifications Stages of Permanent Canines and Second Premolars

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Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
  • ISSN: 2528-9659
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 4 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 1988
  • Yayıncı: AVES Yayıncılık


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