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  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts in ENGLISH with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based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. 


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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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Latest articles

Congenital Granular Cell Tumor of the Newborn. A Case Report and Literature Review

Navas-Aparicio M., Acuña-Navas A., Guillén Colombari D.

Knowledge About COVID-19 and Perception of Health Safety Among Mexican Dental Students

Olivares-Colorado J., Carretero-Rodríguez M., Ruíz-Torres P., Ceballos-Santos A., Blanco-Zapata T., Rojas-Mauro R., Galindo-Reyes E., Suárez-Franco J., Cerda Cristerna B.

Self-Report of the Perception of Stress and Signs of Bruxism Generated during the Pandemic in Student of the Health Area

Martínez-Hernández M., González-Alamilla R., Gutiérrez-Sánchez J., Cuevas-Suárez C., Monjarás-Ávila C., Monjarás-Ávila A.

Incidence of Dental Caries in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ramírez Castellares H., Vela Flores I., Cruz Guillén C.

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