Open Access Policy
Our journal agrees with the norms of the Open Access Initiative, every published paper can be read or download from this website. There is no article processing charges (APCs).
Digital preservation policy
This journal uses the LOCKSS system to create an archive distributed among participating libraries. The system allows to create permanent archives of the journal for preservation and restoration purposes.
The journal is also part of the PKP Preservation Network, which provides preservation for any OJS journal.
Finally, articles are preserved at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica
Our journal in indexed and in compliance with Sherpa/Romeo open access policy
Creative Commons License
Previously, our journal used CC-BY-NC license. As of September 1, 2022, Odovtos -Int J Dent Sc endoses to CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0.
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