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Vertical Dimension Changes

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Dr. Dean Vafiadis explains that if done properly you are able to change vertical dimension up to 6mm in some cases.

Date Added:
5/22/2008

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Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS, received his dental degree and Prosthodontic specialty training at New York University College of Dentistry. He is currently the Director of the ...
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Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS





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