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Journal of Dental Research

Journal of Dental Research

The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research

eISSN: 15440591 | ISSN: 00220345 | Current volume: 99 | Current issue: 10 Frequency: 13 Times/Year

The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research.

View the Journals Subscription Package for the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) and JDR Clinical & Translational Research, including Advances in Dental Research (ADR) and Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine, Vol 1-15.

Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease.

JDR is published monthly, allowing for frequent dissemination of its leading content. Rapid publication from acceptance to print provides timely communication of the latest research to the oral and dental community.


  • Original research in all fields of dental, oral and craniofacial sciences
  • Biological, Clinical and Biomaterials & Bioengineering sections for original research articles
  • Timely state-of-the-art review articles in the Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine (CROBM) section
  • Erudite articles on noteworthy topics of research interest in the DISCOVERY!
  • Leading meeting proceedings in the e-supplement, Advances in Dental Research (see below)


  • Oral, dental and craniofacial researchers and clinical scientists
  • Dentists
  • Oral and dental policy-makers
  • Dental educators
  • Hard-tissue scientists

Additional JDR information

Notice:  Please note that no issues were published in 1925, 1926, and 1936. Issue 15:4 and 24:4 were also not published. Volume and pagination sequencing skip over these breaks in publication; for example, Volume 6 was published in 1924 and Volume 7 in 1927.

Advances in Dental Research (ADR) is an e-supplement to JDR.  Subscribers to JDR receive access to all new ADR content. 

The journal Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine (CROBM) was merged into the JDR. Subscriptions to CROBM are no longer available, but all content from Volume 1, Issue 1 (1990) to Volume 15, Issue 1 (2004) is hosted online and accessible with your JDR subscription.

Members of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) receive complimentary online access to the JDR and reduced print subscription pricing. For more information about joining IADR please click here or if you are already a member and are trying to access JDR, please click here.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Nicholas Jakubovics Newcastle University, UK
Associate Editors
Ana Paula Colombo Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jack L. Ferracane Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Gustavo P. Garlet School of Dentistry of Bauru, Brazil
Dana T. Graves University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jacques E. Nör University of Michigan, USA
Joy Richman University of British Columbia, Canada
Falk Schwendicke Charite University, Germany
Editorial Board
Imad About Aix-Marseille Université, France
Jacquelin Abranches University of Florida, USA
Christina Adler University of Sydney, Australia
Daniel Aeschlimann University of Cardiff, UK
Tarcília Aparecida da Silva Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dwayne Arola University of Washington, USA
Gustavo Avila-Ortiz University of Iowa, USA
George Belibasakis Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Tord Berglundh Gothenburg University, Sweden
Luiz Bertassoni Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Zhuan Bian Wuhan University, China
Lars Bjørndal University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Lorenzo Breschi University of Trieste, Italy
Milena Cadenaro University of Trieste, Italy
Giusepinna Campisi University of Palermo, Italy
Guy Carpenter King's College London, UK
Jaime Castellanos Universidad El Bosque, Colombia
Paulo Cesar University of São Paulo, Brazil
Lucia Cevidanes University of Michigan, USA
Benjamin Chaffee University of California San Francisco, USA
Po-Chun Chang National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Vivianne Chappuis University of Berne, Switzerland
Catherine Chaussain University of Paris, France
Zhi Chen Wuhan University, China
Jing Cheng University of California San Francisco, USA
Youngnim Choi Seoul National University, South Korea
Paul Cooper University of Birmingham, UK
Mabel Cordeiro Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Eduardo Couve Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile
Timothy Cox University of Washington, USA
Francesco D'Aiuto University College London, UK
Deborah Dawson University of Iowa, USA
Pedro Paulo Chaves de Souza Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
Alvaro Della Bona University of Passo Fundo, Brazil
Claudia Dellavia University of Milan, Italy
Isabelle Denry University of Iowa, USA
Jan Derks Gothenburg University, Sweden
Patricia Diaz University of Connecticut, USA
Tom Diekwisch Baylor University, USA
Thomas Dietrich University of Birmingham, UK
Kimon Divaris University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Paul Eke Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Roberto Farina University of Ferrara, Italy
Hailan Feng Peking University, China
Jian (Jerry) Feng Baylor University, USA
Christopher Fenno University of Michigan, USA
Magda Feres Guarulhos University, Brazil
Margherita Fontana University of Michigan, USA
Brian Foster Ohio State University, USA
Ashraf Fouad University of Maryland, USA
Marcelo Freire J Craig Venter Institute, USA
Kerstin Galler University of Regensburg, Germany
German Gallucci Harvard University, USA
Michael Glogauer University of Toronto, Canada
Siew-Ging Gong University of Toronto, Canada
Sven-Ulrik Gorr University of Minnesota, USA
Reinhard Gruber University of Austria, Austria
George Hasjishengalis University of Pennsylvania, USA
Kristiina Heikinheimo University of Turku, Finland
Jill Helms Stanford University, United States
Marcela Hernandez University of Chile, Chile
Karolin Hijazi King's College London, UK
Josefine Hirschfeld University of Birmingham, UK
Matthew Hoffman National Institutes of Health
Yael Houri-Haddad Haddasah Medical Center, Israel
Wei Hsu University of Rochester, USA
Hong-Keun Hyun Seoul National University, South Korea
Nicola Innes University of Dundee, Scotland
Saso Ivanoski Griffith University, Australia
Saso Ivanovski The University of Queensland, Australia
Lisa Jamieson University of Adelaide, Australia
Juhee Jeong New York University, USA
Darnell Kaigler University of Michigan, USA
Keith Kirkwood University at Buffalo, USA
Marlise Klein São Paulo State University, Brazil
Ophir Klein University of California San Francisco, USA
Hyun Koo University of Pennsylvania, USA
Marja Laine ACTA Netherlands, Netherlands
Melinda Larsen University of Albany, USA
Lena Larsson University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Anh Le University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jessica Lee University of North Carolina, USA
Yu Leo Lei University of Michigan, USA
Julian Leprince University of Leuvan, Belgium
Kirsten Limesand University of Arizona, USA
Yunfeng Lin West China School of Stomatology, China
Zhao Lin Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Stefan Listl University of Heidelberg, Germany
Xiaohua Liu Baylor University, USA
Edward Lo University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Qing Xian Luan Peking University, China
Kerstin Ludwig University of Bonn, Germany
Fionnuala Lundy Queen's University Belfast, Ireland
Amelie Mainjot University of Liege, Belgium
Julie Marchesan University of North Carolina, USA
Mohd Masood Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Jeffrey McLean University of Washington, USA
Daniel McNeil West Virginia University, USA
Mina Mina University of Connecticut, USA
Lina Moreno-Uribe The University of Iowa, USA
Niki Moutsopoulos NIDCR, Bethesda
Paula Moynihan University of Newcastle, UK
Frauke Müller University of Geneva, Switzerland
Katalin Nagy University of Szeged, Hungary
Kazuhiko Nakano University of Szeged, Hungary
Luigi Nibali Eastman Dental Institute UCL, UK
Seog Bae Oh Seoul National University, South Korea
Takahiro Ono Osaka University, Japan
Hongjiao Ouyang University of Pittsburgh, USA
Panos Papapanou Columbia University, USA
Chan Ho Park Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea
Maria Grazia Piancino University of Turin, Italy
Waranuch Pitiphat Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University
Chunlin Qin Texas A&M College of Dentistry, USA
Vinicius Rosa National University of Singapore, Singapore
Carlos Rossa Jr. UNESP, Brazil
Stefan Ruhl University at Buffalo, USA
Nikita Ruparel University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, USA
Wael Sabbah King's College London, UK
S. Esra Sahingur Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Mariano Sanz University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
Hajime Sasaki University of Michigan, USA
Jun-Ichi Sasaki Osaka University, Japan
Salvatore Sauro Universidad CEU-Cardenal Herrera, Spain
Susanne Scherrer University of Geneva, Switzerland
Abraham Schneider University of Maryland, USA
Yang-jo Seol Seoul National University, Korea
Lior Shapira Hebrew University, Israel
Paul Sharpe King's College London, UK
Walter Siqueira University of Western Ontario, Canada
Dagmar Slot ACTA Netherlands, Netherlands
Patricio Smith Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Masanori Takahashi Jichi Medical University, Japan
Shogo Takashiba Okayama University, Japan
Flavia Teles University of Pennsylvania, USA
Sotirios Tetradis University of California,USA
Thomas Thurnheer University of Zurich, Switzerland
Leo Tjäderhane University of Oulu, Finland
Leonardo Trombelli University of Ferrara, Italy
Yu-Kang Tu National Taiwan University
Abigail Tucker King's College London, UK
Bart van Meerbeek University of Leuven, Belgium
Eric Van Otterloo University of Iowa, USA
Ana Velly McGill University, Canada
Christopher Vernazza Newcastle University, UK
Sunil Wadhwa New York University, USA
Cun-Yu Wang University of California,USA
Richard Watt University College London, UK
David Wong University of California, USA
Monica Yamauti Hokkaido University, Japan
Pamela Yelick Tufts University, USA
Yu Zhang New York University, USA
Publications Committee
Maria Emanuel Ryan (Chair)  
Rena D'Souza Baylor College of Dentistry
Kimon Divaris (AADR Representative) University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Flavia Teles (AADR Representative) University of Pennsylvania, USA
Sonia Makhija (AADR Representative)  
Kazuhisa Yamazaki (IADR Representative)  
Min-Quan Du (IADR Representative)  
Georgios N. Belibasakis (IADR Representative) Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Christopher H. Fox (ex officio) International Association of Dental Research, USA
Effie Ioannidou (ex officio) University of Connecticut, USA
Falk Schwendicke (ex officio) Charite University, Germany
Gustavo Garlet (ex officio) School of Dentistry of Bauru, Brazil
Jocelyne Feine (ex officio) McGill University, Canada
Jacques E. Nör (ex officio) University of Michigan, USA
Jack L. Ferracane (ex officio) Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Joy Richman (ex officio) University of British Columbia, Canada
Dana Graves (ex officio) University of Pennsylvania, USA
Nick Jakubovics (ex officio) Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
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  • The Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all science relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. The Journal of Dental Research’s broad readership consists of oral, dental and craniofacial researchers, clinical scientists, dentists, dental educators, and oral and dental policy-makers. The Journal is published monthly, allowing for frequent dissemination of its leading content. The Journal of Dental Research also offers OnlineFirst, by which forthcoming articles are published online before they are scheduled to appear in print. Average time from submission to first decision: 18 days.

    Authors of all types of articles should be aware of the following guidelines when submitting to JDR. Please note that if you have been invited to submit an article for Advances in Dental Research, an e-supplement to JDR, please refer to the JDR Instructions for Authors.

    The Journal of Dental Research has changed editorial styles to CSE (8th Edition). Submitted manuscripts should now be formatted in that style.

    View Instructions to Authors
    Download a PDF of the Instructions to Authors
    Submit a manuscript

    Journal of Dental Research Office:
    Kourtney Skinner


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