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 open access journal is to disseminate original and transcendental knowledge in the field of dentistry and its specialties. Our primary readership consists of dentists, dental educators, academics, dental students, researchers, health professionals and general public interested in expanding their knowledge in the area. Original Research articles based on laboratorial, biological and clinical experimental design are prioritized, while literature reviews and case reports has to provide a potential relevance to the field. Our journal will follow the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and offers Online-First publication, allowing frequent dissemination of its content.