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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 698397, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/698397
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3-Dimensional Physiologic Postural Range of the Mandible: A Computerized-Assisted Technique—A Case Study

Noraxon USA, 3630 Ashridge Street, Columbus, OH 43219, USA

Received 26 April 2013; Revised 10 July 2013; Accepted 23 August 2013

Academic Editor: Di Lazzaro Vincenzo

Copyright © 2013 Todd Shewman. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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