Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain

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Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain. / Moore, Rod.

I: Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health, Bind 1, Nr. 1, 03.07.2018, s. 66-69.

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Moore, R 2018, 'Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain', Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health, bind 1, nr. 1, s. 66-69.

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Moore, R. (2018). Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain. Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health, 1(1), 66-69.

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Moore R. 2018. Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain. Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health. 1(1):66-69.

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Moore, Rod. "Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain". Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health. 2018, 1(1). 66-69.

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Moore R. Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain. Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health. 2018 jul 3;1(1):66-69.

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Moore, Rod. / Cases in Psychosomatically Induced Dental Pain. I: Archives of Dentistry and Oral Health. 2018 ; Bind 1, Nr. 1. s. 66-69.

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