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ISRN Dentistry
Volume 2012, Article ID 247351, 4 pages
Clinical Study

A Comparison of Two Pain Scales in the Assessment of Dental Pain in East Delhi Children

Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi 110095, India

Received 20 September 2011; Accepted 10 November 2011

Academic Editor: D. Wray

Copyright © 2012 Amit Khatri and Namita Kalra. 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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