Journal of Dental and Maxillofacial Research

Journal of Dental and Maxillofacial Research

Journal of Dental and Maxillofacial Research (JDMR) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal with broad scope covering all zones of dental, oral and maxillofacial research associated structures in both health and disease. JDMR publishes interesting and informative reviews on any topic connected with Dentistry, and considers any original research contribution that advocates change in, or illuminates, Dental clinical practice.

JDMR appeals to a substantial international readership seeking to keep up-to-date with research and developments in the field of dental science and maxillofacial surgery. The Journal is supported by an international editorial board consisting of a distinguished team of Dental researchers. JDMR aims at rapid publication of high quality results in Dental and Maxillofacial Research while maintaining rigorous peer-review process.

Papers on more general aspects of interest All the types of articles like Research paper, Case Report, Short research communication, Review, Hypothesis, Method and protocol, new instruments and regimens, Letter to the editor are accepted. With an emphasis on new knowledge and innovations pertinent to the contemporary practice of the field, oral surgery, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, maxillofacial surgery, oral radiology, minimal intervention dentistry, dental implants, prosthodontics etc. and additionally, studies dealing with cariology, tooth agenesis, craniofacial defects, and dental biomaterials are equally welcome.

Papers are accepted on a worldwide basis. JDMR welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors.

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Open Access Policy: This journal is an open access journal which provides immediate, worldwide, boundary free access to the full content of every distributed article without charging readers or their institutions for access. Readers are given authorization to read, circulate, copy, print, download, search, or link to the full texts of all articles in JDMR.

Editorial Board

Editor In Chief

Prof. Doina ONISEI
Department of Periodontology,
The Vasile Goldis University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Prof. Marie M. Tolarová

Pacific Craniofacial Team and Cleft Prevention Program, Dugoni School of Dentistry,
University of the Pacific, California,


Department of Dentistry,
University of Central Lancashire,
Lancashire ,

Dr. Pollene Speed McIntyre

Department of Restorative Dentistry,
University of Washington,

Associ Prof. Homayon Asadi

Department of Biomedical Sciences,
University of the Pacific,
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry,

Assis Prof. Andreadis Dimitrios

School of Dentistry,
Aristotle University of Thessalonik,

Prof. Kikuji YAMASHITA

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences,

Assis Prof. Frank Dorottya

Department of Dental, Oral Surgery,
University of Pécs Medical School,

Prof. AB Rani Samsudin

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,
University of Sharjah,
United Arab Emirates

Associ Prof. Ahmet Altuğ ÇİLİNGİR

Faculty of Dentistry,
University of Trakya,

Associ Prof. Maureen Capone

Dental Hygiene Faculty,
Farmingdale State College,

Dr. Anne-Christelle MAKHLOUF

Department of Fixed Prosthesis and Occlusodontics,
Saint Joseph University,

Assoc prof. Annika Björkner

Department of Endodontics,
Faculty of Odontology,
Malmö University,
Malmö, Sweden

Dr. Ronit Greenstein

Oral Biology Department,
School of Dental Medicine,
Tel Aviv University,

Dr. John L. Pfail

Chairman Department of Dentistry,
Program Director General Practice Residency,
The Mount Sinai Medical Center,

Dr. Brinta Chakraborty

Department of Oral Biology
College of Dentistry University of Florida,

Jun Kaneko

Associate Professor,
Department of Dental Hygiene,
Chiba Prefectural University of Health Sciences,

Prof. Wael Mousa Al-Omari

Department of Prosthodontics,
Jordan University of Science and Technology,

Prof. Enrico Conserva

Department of Surgery, Medical, Dental and Morphological Sciences with Transplantation,
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia,

Assis Prof. Vincent Lee

Department of Oral Health Sciences,
University of British Columbia,

Associ Prof. Yakup ÜSTÜN

Faculty of Dentistry,
Erciyes University,

Clini Associ Prof. William J. Maloney

Cariology and Comprehensive Care,
New York University College of Dentistry,

Dr. NASR Elie

Faculty of Dentistry,
Saint Joseph University, Beirut,

Prof. Karla Zancopé

Fixed prosthesis and Dental materials,
School of Dentistry,
Federal University of Uberlândia,

Prof. Tomas Albrektsson

Department of Biomaterials,
University of Gothenburg,

Prof. Penny Hatzimanolakis

Department of Periodontology,
University of British Columbia,
British Columbia,

Prof. Rafael Leonardo Xediek Consani

Department of Dentistry,
University of Campinas,

Prof. Ghada Nimeri

Department of Orthodontics,
Marquette University,

Assis Prof. Carole Chakar

Department of Periodontics,
Saint Joseph University, Beirut,

Prof. Ayse Tuba Altug

Department of Orthodontics,
School of Dentistry,
Ankara University,

Dr. Friedlander-Barenboim Silvina

Oral Medicine Specialist,
Sheba Medical Center,

Prof. Firdevs TULGA

Department of Pedodontics,
Ankara University,

Asst Prof. Demet Çağıl AYVALIOĞLU

Department of Prosthodontics,
Altinbas University,

Prof. Mehmet Ali Kılıçarslan

Faculty of Dentistry,
Department of Prosthodontics,
Ankara University, Turkey

Dr. Minic Ivan

Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine,
University of Nis,

Published Articles

The Challenge of Measuring Caries Disease in Populations

Ana Luiza Sarno Castro, Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna, Carlos Maurício Cardeal Mendes

Research Article – J Dent Maxillofacial Res

Dental Age Estimation: A Review

Donni S, Haslinda R, Phrabhakaran N, Aspalilah A

Review Article – J Dent Maxillofacial Res

Rieger Syndrome: A Case with Congenital Absence of Premaxillary Area

Bazopoulou E, Karamalikis DD, Kyrkanides S, Papadakis E, Grigoriadou M

Case Study – J Dent Maxillofacial Res

Study of the Bond at the Zirconia / Feldspathic Ceramic Interface

Anne-Christelle Makhlouf, Elie Nasr

Research Article – J Dent Maxillofacial Res

DOI: 10.31038/JDMR.1000102

The Need of Sealants in Oral Health

Ioana Elena Lile, Adnana Draganita, Paul Corne Freiman, Tiberiu Hosszu, Gag Otilia, LigiaVaida, Bianca Negrutiu, Onisei Doina

Research Article – J Dent Maxillofacial Res

DOI: 10.31038/JDMR.1000101

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