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  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based on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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Physicochemical and Tissue Response of PLA Nanofiber Scaffolds Sterilized by Different Techniques

Mendieta-Barrañon DDS I., Chanes-Cuevas DDS, MSc O., Álvarez-Pérez PhD M., González-Alva DDS, PhD P., Medina PhD L., Aguilar-Franco MSc M., Serrano-Bello DDS, MSc, PhD J.

Remineralizing Effect of Xilitol, Juniperus Communis and Camellia Sinensis Added to a Toothpaste: An In Vitro Study

Jiménez-Gayosso DDS S., Lara-Carrillo DDS, MSc, PhD E., Scougall-Vilchis DDS, MSc, PhD R., Morales-Luckie BS Chem, PhD R., Medina Solís DDS, MSc C., Velázquez-Enríquez DDS, MSc, PhD U., Maupomé DDS, MsC, PhD G., Herrera-Serna DDS, MSc B.

Evaluation of Apical Transportation by Three Rotary Systems in Extracted Teeth with Curved Canals

Ortiz-Rocha DDS, MS A., Dávila-Pérez DDS, PhD C., Vitales-Noyola MS, PhD M., Méndez-González DDS, MS V., González-Amaro MS A., Silva-Herzog Flores DDS, PhD D., Pozos-Guillén DDS, PhD A.

Knowledge of Antibiotic Therapy Protocols by the Students of Costa Rican Dental Schools

Hernández Montero DDS R., Pozos-Guillén DDS, MSc, PhD A., Chavarría-Bolaños DDS, MSc, PhD D.

Presence of Streptococcus Mutans Genotype C in Peruvian Children and Adolescents with Caries

Delgadillo Avila DDS, MSc, PhD J., Espinoza Escajadillo Blgo, MSc S., Campodónico Reátegui DDS, MSc C., Evaristo Chiyong DDS, MSc T., Cáceres de Barces DDS, MSc L., Gómez Meza DDS, MSc D., Chacón Uscamaita P.

Relationship Between Anxiety, Dental Fear of Parents and Collaboration of Children to Dental Treatment

Munayco Pantoja DDS E., Mattos-Vela DDS, MSc, PhD M., Torres Ramos DDS, MSc, PhD G., Blanco Victorio DDS, MSc D.

Uses of Therapeutic Laser in Pediatric Dentistry: Review of the Literature. Case Reports

Rosales B. M.E. M., Torre D.M.E.P. G., Saavedra Ch. C.D. L., Márquez P. MEP R., Ruiz R. M.I.C. M., Pozos G. D.C. A., Garrocho R. D.C. A.

Actinic Cheilitis: Report of Three Cases and Review of Literature

Boza Oreamuno DDS, MSc Y., Guillén Colombari DDS, MSc, Path D.

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