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Author Guidelines


Scientific Dental Journal encourages manuscript submissions covering all aspects in the field of dentistry sciences. All submissions must not have been previously published and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submissions are welcome from authors from around the world but must be written in English. Manuscript may be submitted as review articles, original articles, and case reports. There is no submission and processing charges for this journal.

All manuscripts are subjected to peer review and must be accompanied by abstracts of the authors' manuscripts on related subjects that are in press or under editorial review. Electronic reprints of related published papers by the author/s or manuscripts in press also may be helpful to the reviewers.

Upon acceptance, author/s must transfer copyright to Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University. Accepted papers become permanent property of Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University and may be used according to copyright policy, or for particular purposes please contact Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University. It is the author/s' responsibility to obtain permission to reproduce illustrations, tables, etc. from other publication.



Authors are required to submit manuscripts electronically by using online journal system or by sending e-mail to:



  • Review Article: Review Article should consist of no more than 6,000 words, not including the words in abstract, references, table, figure, and figure legend. The manuscript should have no more than six figures and/or tables in total and no more than 100 references.
  • Original Article: Original Article should consist of no more than 5000 words, not including the words in abstract, references, table, figure, and figure legend. The manuscript should have no more than six figures and/or tables in total and no more than 100 references.
  • Case Report: Case Report should consist of no more than 3,500 words, not including the words in abstract, references, table, figure, and figure legend. The manuscript should have no more than six figures and/or tables in total and no more than 50 references.



Provide an abstract of no more than 300 words (for Review Article, Original Article and Case Report). Structured-abstract should be followed in writing Original Article, which consist of Background, Objectives, Methods, Result, and Conclusion.


  • References should be according to the Vancouver system.
  • List all authors when there are six or fewer; when there are seven or more, list the first six, followed by "et al.".
  • References should include citations of works published during the last ten years.
  • Sequential number of references in main text. Please follow in detail all examples below:

TDK Herath, Y Wang, CJ Seneviratne, Q Lu, RP Darveau, CY Wang, et al. Porphyromonas gingivalis lipopolysaccharide lipid A heterogeneity differentially modulates the expression of IL‐6 and IL‐8 in human gingival fibroblasts. J Clin Periodontol. 2011 Aug; 38(8): 694-701.

Parija SC. Textbook of Medical Parasitology. 3rd ed. All India Publishers and Distributors; 2008.

Chapter in a book:
Speroff L, Fritz MA. Clinical gynaecologic endocrinology and infertility. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2005. Chapter 29, Endometriosis; p.1103-33.

Dissertation/ Thesis/ Essay:
Kay JG. Intracellular cytokine trafficking and phagocytosis in macrophages [PhD thesis]. St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland; 2007.

Part of Website/Monograph:
Atherton, J. Behaviour modification [Internet]. 2010 [updated 2010 Feb 10; cited 2010 Apr 10]. Available from: 

Conference Paper:
Bengtsson S, Solheim BG. Enforcement of data protection, privacy and security in medical informatics. In: Lun KC. Degoulet P. Piemme TE, Reinhoff O, editors. MEDINFO 92. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 1992 Sep 6-10; Geneva, Switzerland. Amsterdam: North Holland; 1992. P. 1561-5.



  • Authors can express all measurements in Conventional or International System (SI) units.
  • Drug names must use generic names. When proprietary brands are used in research, include the brand name, the name and location (city & country) of the manufacturer in parentheses after the first mention of the generic name.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. Running title provided (not more than 12 words).
  7. Proof of permission was obtained to reproduce illustrations, tables, etc. from other publication.
  8. Complete information about author/s (first, middle, last name), author/s's affiliation, and email address of corresponding author.
  9. All pages are numbered at bottom middle.

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (USD)

Article Publication: 0.00 (USD)