About This Journal
Annals and Essences of Dentistry is an open access journal that operates with a double-blind peer review policy. It is one of the Journals that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in this field and provide online access without any restrictions or subscriptions to researchers worldwide.
It publishes original contributions that have a high likelihood of shaping the application and direction of dentistry. The journal’s content is of primary interest to clinicians, other fellow researchers, industrialists and academicians.
The Journal was launched in 2009. It does not have an impact factor yet. Indexing will be requested very soon for the PubMed/Medline.
Aims & Scope
Annals and Essences of Dentistry focuses on different areas, including Oral disorders and medicine, Oral radiology, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Orthodontics, Oral implants, Oral epidemiology, Pediatric dentistry, Endodontics, Family Dentistry, Gingivitis, Human Teeth, Mouthguard, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental materials, Endodontics, Periodontology, Prosthodontics, Community and public health dentistry and other connected topics.
All manuscripts submitted to Annals and Essences of Dentistry should adhere to Longdom Publishing's editorial policies and to Longdom Publishing's policies on conflict of interest, human and animal rights, and informed consent.
All articles published in Annals and Essences of Dentistry are ‘open access,’ meaning that they are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.
Authors of articles published in Annals and Essences of Dentistry are the copyright holders of their articles. However, the ‘open access’ policy implies that authors grant to any third party the right to use, reproduce or disseminate the article, provided that no substantive errors are introduced in the process, proper attribution of authorship and correct citation details are given, and that the bibliographic details are not modified. If the article is reproduced or disseminated in part, it must be clearly indicated.
Annals and Essences of Dentistry operates using a double-blind peer review system, in which both authors and reviewers are anonymous.
Annals and Essences of Dentistry is supported by an expert Editorial Board members. Manuscripts submitted to the journal are reviewed by at least two experts selected by the Managing Editor.
Peer reviewers will be asked to recommend whether a manuscript should be accepted, revised or rejected. They should also alert the editors of any issues relating to author misconduct, such as plagiarism and unethical behavior.
Reviewers are required to declare any competing interests.
Authors are charged per Original and Review article and per Editorial or Commentary accepted for publication to defray the costs of publication (information is sent with the author’s proof).
However, there are no submission charges. Authors are required to make payment only after their manuscript has been accepted for publication.
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Membership and Reprints
Authors can take the benefits of membership and reprints of their article. For information about the membership and reprints of the journal and article respectively authors may contact to [email protected]
All content information of an accepted paper is strictly confidential and cannot appear in the media (in print or electronic form) before its embargo date and time. Authors/researchers, their respective public relations representatives and funding sponsors may not distribute or promote their work to the media prior to embargo.
If an embargo break is the result of any action by an author/researcher, he/she risks withdrawal of publication of his/her manuscript. Violations of the embargo policy may also jeopardize future acceptance of manuscripts to be published in the journal.
Generally, embargoes on journal articles lift the day and the time the article is published.
Although the Editorial Office will endeavor to notify authors of the anticipated publication date/time, it will not be responsible for any consequences of early online posting with regard to the intellectual property rights. To safeguard their intellectual property, authors should ensure that appropriate reports of invention and patent applications have been filed before the manuscript is accepted.
Requests for permission to reproduce figures, tables or portions of articles originally published in Annals and Essences of Dentistry can be obtained via the Editorial Office.
Manuscripts submitted to Annals and Essences of Dentistry should not contain material previously published in other publications, except as an abstract, and must not be currently under consideration for publication in another journal. Redundant publication is publication of a paper that overlaps substantially with one already published. When submitting a paper, authors should make a full statement to the editor about all submissions and previous reports that might be regarded as redundant publication of the same or similar work.
The authors should alert the editor if the work includes subjects about whom a previous report has been published. Copies of such material should be included with the submitted paper to help the editor decide how to handle the matter. If redundant publication is attempted without such notification, authors should expect editorial action to be taken; at the least, the manuscript will be rejected.
Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.
Original Contributions submitted by the editor-in-chief and any of the associate editors are handled by a Consulting Editor or by another editor, who makes all decisions about the manuscript (including choice of referees and ultimate acceptance or rejection).
The entire process is handled confidentially.
All manuscripts submitted from the Editor's home institution are also handled entirely by a Consulting Editor or by another editor from a different institution. The Editor (in Chief) and/or Associate Editors may additionally, from time to time, refer a manuscript to a Consulting Editor to avoid a real or reasonably perceived conflict of interest.
Ethics and Consent
Annals and Essences of Dentistry considers research and publication misconduct to be a serious breach of ethics, and will take such actions as necessary to address such misconduct. Authors should refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors for full information.
Statements, opinions and results of studies published in Annals and Essences of Dentistry are those of the authors and do not reflect the policy or position of the journal.
Annals and Essences of Dentistry provides no warranty as to the articles' accuracy or reliability.