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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 761714, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/761714
Research Article

Articular Eminence Inclination, Height, and Condyle Morphology on Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Department of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Yeditepe University, Bağdat Caddesi No. 238, Göztepe Kadıköy, 34728 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 24 September 2013; Accepted 9 January 2014; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editors: H.-J. Cha and C. Rossa Jr.

Copyright © 2014 Dilhan İlgüy et al. 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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