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  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based on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

Surgical Complications Associated to Maxillary Sinus Floor Elevation in Implantology

Quispe Damián DDS, MSc D., Castro-Ruiz DDS, MSc C., Mendoza Azpur DDS, MSc G.

Effect of Polishing Systems on Fluoride Release and Surface Roughness of Different Restorative Materials

Şişmanoğlu DDS, PhD S., Gümüştaş DDS, PhD B., Yıldırım-Bilmez DDS, PhD Z.

Theoretical Implications for the Analysis of Social Health Inequalities: A Discussion

Barboza-Solís DDS, MSc, PhD C., Sáenz-Bonilla MSc J., Fantin MSc R., Gómez-Duarte MD, MSc, PhD I., Rojas-Araya NP K.

Knowledge of Parents about Bruxism in their Children

Calıskan DDS, PhD S., Delikan DDS, MDs E., Ozcan-Kucuk DDS, MDs A.


Montero-Aguilar DDS, MSc M.

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