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  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based on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


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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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Author Contribution Statement

From July 1 2021, an author contribution statement should be provided during the submission process. This would enhance the transparency and ethical policies regarding authorship to recognize individual author contributions, reducing authorship disputes or misconduct, and facilitating collaboration. This measure is a usual statement that is more commonly used worldwide and would contribute to comply ICMJE Policies.



Latest articles

Impact of Different Evaluation Methods for Diagnostic Tasks in Panoramic Radiography

Brasil D., Gaêta-Araujo H., Almeida S., Angeli J., Roque-Torres G.

Evaluation of Dentin Microroughness and Composite Bond Strength After Multiple Uses of Diamond Burs

Jiménez-Hernández M., Chavarría-Bolaños D., Murillo-Gómez F., Vega-Baudrit J., Pozos-Guillén A., Lafuente-Marín D., Montero-Aguilar M.

Virtual Reality in Oral Hygiene Instruction: an Immersive Approach

Genaro L., Marconato J., Hanai D., Gobbo Pawloski C., Capote T.

2020: Renewing the Paradigms for Orofacial Pain

Chavarría-Bolanos D., Pozos-Guillén A., Montero-Aguilar M.

Gingival Crevicular Fluid as Biomarker’s Source for Alzheimer’s Disease

Sansores-España L., Morales F., Arriola-Pacheco F., Astorga J., Paula-Lima A., Carrillo-Ávila A., Melgar-Rodríguez S., Martínez-Aguilar V., Díaz-Zúñiga J.

Association Between Subjects with Newly Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis and Dental Caries

Sánchez-Medrano A., Martínez-Gutiérrez F., Martínez-Martínez M., Salas-Orozco M., Villa-García L., Patiño-Marín N.

3D Spheroid Cell Cultures and Their Role in Bone Regeneration: a Systematic Review

Cuevas-González M., Suaste-Olmos F., Cuevas-González J., Álvarez-Pérez M.

Quantification of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate (S1P) in Patients with Periodontitis Stage II Grade B

García-Parra M., Jiménez-Coello M., Carrillo-Ávila B., Sauri Esquivel E., Martínez-Aguilar V., Chávez-Cortéz E.

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