Journal description

Odovtos – International Journal of Dental Sciences  (Odovtos-Int J Dent Sc) is the official scientific publication of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Costa Rica.  The main objective of this peer-reviewed journal is to disseminate original and transcendental knowledge in the field of dentistry and its specialties.

  Odovtos-Int J Dent Sc primary readership consists of dentists, dental educators, academics, dental students, researchers, health professionals and general public interested in expanding their knowledge in the area.

  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based on International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations. Odovtos - Int J Dent Sc offers Online-First publication, allowing frequent dissemination of its content. 




Odovtos – International Journal of Dental Sciences compromises to disseminate their contents worldwide, through collaborations with several Dental Schools, online databases, index and repositories, website, social media, among others. All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed based solely on the criteria of quality, innovation and pertinence. The pre-publication process is brief due to online submission. Moreover, Odovtos-Int. J. Dent. Sc. is an Online-First Journal, which allows frequent publication in Internet according to Open Access Initiative, favoring the diffusion of its content.

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A Preliminary Research Study on the Cytotoxicity of Expired and Non-expired Composite Resins: In Vitro Study

Kazak DDS, PhD M., Donmez DDS, PhD N., Bahadori PhD F., Betul Yenigun PhD V., Kocyigit MD, PhD A.

Impact on Quality of Life of Oral Diseases Related to Stress

Rivera-Reza DDS D., Villanueva-Vilchis DDS, MSc, PhD M., Gaitán-Cepeda DDS, MSc, PhD L.

Sexual Dimorphism Via Palatal Vault Morphometric Analysis on A Sample Peruvian Population

Escalante-Flórez DDS K., Suárez-Ponce DDS, MSc, PhD D., Velezmoro-Montes DDS, MSc Y.

Influence of pH Value of Bleaching Gels on Surface Roughness of Bovine Enamel

Lugo-Varillas DDS J., Tinedo-López DDS,MSc P., Watanabe Oshiro DDS,MSc G., Correa Medina DDS,MSc,PhD A., Álvarez Vidigal DDS,MSc,PhD E., Hermoza Novoa DDS,MSc M.

Granulomatous Lesion in Inserted Gum-Metastasis of Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma. Case Presentation

Villanueva Sánchez DDS,MSc,PhD F., Fonseca Lozada DDS D., Rojas Sánchez DDS C., Escalante Macías DDS, MSc L.

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