Dentistry – Open Journal (DOJ)

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About the Journal

Dentistry is the branch of medical science that involves all aspects of oral health and pathology of the oro-facial complex and their related systemic manifestations from infancy to geriatrics, inclusive of the neurologically challenged or disabled. Dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal (gum) diseases remain as the most prevalent diseases affecting the humankind, despite decades of research, and effective public health interventional measures, such as water fluoridation. On the other hand, from a clinician’s perspective, there are persistent diagnostic and management challenges with respect to pathologies associated with developmental and acquired anomalies, and as well as worn dentition. The latter in particular is a growing concern due to the increasing burden of frail elderly in most developed countries, who are sustained through modern medical interventional measures.

Furthermore, dental practitioners in both clinical and academic area as over the past several decades have witnessed dramatic and far-reaching technological advancements in materials and instrumentation. These cutting edge developments in dentistry will further expand our horizons to best meet future oral and dental needs of the populace.

Aims and Scope

The aim of Dentistry – Open Journal (DOJ) is to expand and advance the quest for greater knowledge in all matters of scientific and clinical, permeating the oral and dental health of the community.

The scope of DOJ is to act as a vehicle of knowledge transmission on oral and maxillofacial health matters across all aspects of dentistry embracing clinical, medical, surgical, epidemiological, pedagogic and critical care aspects of dentistry, through objective and peer-reviewed analysis.

DOJ covers a wide array of subjects as given below

  • Dental biomaterials
  • Oral medicine and pathology
  • Oral microbiomics and infection
  • Orthodontics
  • Paediatric dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Implant dentistry
  • Prosthetic dentistry
  • Oral epidemiology
  • Regenerative dentistry
  • Dental braces

The audience of DOJ includes general dental practitioners and all other specialty areas of dental practitioners including dental hygienists, dental surgery assistants, prosthetists, dental technicians, dental educators and administrators, pharmacologists, pathologists, basic scientists, physicians and surgeons,as well as dental and medical students.

The journal welcomes all article types including the original. prospective and retrospective research, literature reviews, case reports, editorials, letter to the editor, position or opinion papers, commentary, conference proceedings, technical reports, and illustrations depicting clinical conditions and narratives.

Finally, we also welcome comments, or critique from any interested party to further enhance the quality of our journal. Please send us your thoughts using the Contact Us link.