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  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts in ENGLISH with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based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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Journal Citation Report List 2021 - Odovtos Performance data

The Editorial team wants to appreciate your contributions to our journal. In 2022, ODOVTOS -Int.J. Dent.Sc. achieved the prestigious 2021 JCR list of Clarivate Analytics.

Our rank by Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) in the category: Dentistry, Oral surgery &Medicine in 2021 JCR Year is 136/158, Quartile Q4,  JCI Percentile: 14.24.

Journal Citation Indicator is 0.13.


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Comparison of Two Obturation Techniques on Adhesion and Proliferation of Human Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts

Vázquez Vázquez F., Avalos Piña L., Rodríguez Hidalgo A., Pozos-Guillén A., González-Alva P., Montero-Aguilar M., Chavarría-Bolaños D., Álvarez Pérez M.

Bond Strength Comparison Among 10-MDP-Containing and Non-10-MDP-Containing Adhesives in Different Degrees of Dental Fluorosis

Solís-Martínez L., Valles Flores K., Vargas Chávez N., Almeda-Ojeda O., Barajas-Pérez V., García-Torres E.

Estimation of Dental Age Using the Kvaal Method with Digital Panoramic Radiographs in Peruvian Adults

Izaguirre-López H., Suarez-Ponce D., Quezada-Márquez M., Nolberto-Sifuentes V., Alvarado-Muñoz E.

Foreign Body Granuloma in the Maxillofacial Region: Report of an Unusual Case

Orozco-Gallardo M., Gutiérrez-Cortés E., Vázquez-Alcaraz S., Valdivia A.

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