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Reliability and validity of self-assessment of mouth opening: a validation study

  • Daniel Satnam Singh Saund1,
  • David Pearson1 and
  • Thomas Dietrich2Email author
BMC Oral Health201212:48

Received: 27 July 2012

Accepted: 9 November 2012

Published: 12 November 2012

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Original Submission
27 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Emi Inada
30 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Mitchell
8 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Thomas Dietrich
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
12 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6831-12-48

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Authors’ Affiliations

Specialist Registrar Oral Surgeon, University of Birmingham, St Chads Queensway
The School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, St Chad’s Queensway