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Use of Apitherapy as a Novel Practice in the Management of Oral Diseases: A Review of Literature

Syeda Arshiya Ara, Sajna Ashraf, Vini Arora, Prakash Rampure

Citation Information : Ara SA, Ashraf S, Arora V, Rampure P. Use of Apitherapy as a Novel Practice in the Management of Oral Diseases: A Review of Literature. J Contemp Dent 2013; 3 (1):25-31.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10031-1030

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


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