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Journal of Dental Research

Journal of Dental Research

2016 Impact Factor: 4.755
2016 Ranking: 2/90 in Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine | 2/90 in Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
Source: 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017); Indexed in PubMed: MEDLINE
The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research

Dr. William V. Giannobile University of Michigan, USA

eISSN: 15440591 | ISSN: 00220345 | Current volume: 97 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: 13 Times/Year

The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research.

View the 2018 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)

Dr. William V. Giannobile University of Michigan, USA
Associate Editors
Jack L. Ferracane Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Gustavo P. Garlet School of Dentistry of Bauru, Brazil
Dana T. Graves University of Pennsylvania, USA
Nicholas Jakubovics Newcastle University, UK
Jessica Y. Lee University of North Carolina, USA
Jacques E. Nör University of Michigan, USA
Joy Richman University of British Columbia, Canada
Editorial Board
Imad About Aix-Marseille Université, France
Owen Addison University of Birmingham, UK
Daniel Aeschlimann University of Cardiff, UK
Susanna Annibali University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy
Tarcília Aparecida da Silva Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Gustavo Avila-Ortiz University of Iowa, USA
Jim Bader University of North Carolina, USA
Olga Baker University of Utah, USA
Avijit Banerjee King's College London, UK
George Belibasakis Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Tord Berglundh Gothenburg University, Sweden
Luiz Bertassoni Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Lars Bjørndal University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Lorenzo Breschi University of Trieste, Italy
Milena Cadenaro University of Trieste, Italy
Guy Carpenter King's College London, UK
Jaime Castellanos Universidad El Bosque, Colombia
Rogerio Castilho University of Michigan, USA
Paolo Cesar University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
Lucia Cevidanes University of Michigan, USA
Yang Chai University of Southern California, USA
Vivianne Chappuis University of Berne, Switzerland
Catherine Chaussain University of Paris, France
Zhi Chen Wuhan University, China
Eui-Sic Cho Chonbuk National University, South Korea
Youngnim Choi Seoul National University, South Korea
Ana Paula Colombo Institute of Microbiology Paulo de Góes, Brazil
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
Shauna Culshaw University of Glasgow, UK
Stuart Dashper University of Melbourne, Australia
Claudia Dellavia University of Milan, Italy
Isabelle Denry University of Iowa, USA
Jan Derks Gothenburg University, Sweden
Tom Diekwisch Baylor University, USA
Thomas Dietrich University of Birmingham, UK
Anibal Diogenes University of Texas-San Antonio
Luisa DiPietro University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Kimon Divaris University of North Carolina, USA
Jian (Jerry) Feng Baylor University, USA
Christopher Fenno University of Michigan, USA
Yoav Finer University of Toronto, Canada
Margherita Fontana University of Michigan, USA
Brian Foster Ohio State University, USA
Ashraf Fouad University of Maryland, USA
Kerstin Galler University of Regensburg, Germany
Bernard Ganss University of Toronto, Canada
Michael Glogauer University of Toronto, Canada
Siew-Ging Gong University of Toronto, Canada
Jason Griggs University of Mississippi, USA
Reinhard Gruber University of Austria, Austria
Markus Haapasalo University of British Columbia, Canada
George Hasjishengalis University of Pennsylvania, USA
Kristiina Heikinheimo University of Turku, Finland
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
Saso Ivanoski Griffith University, Australia
Lisa Jamieson University of Adelaide, Australia
Hiroyuki Kanzaki Tsurumi University, Japan
Ophir Klein University of California San Francisco, USA
Hyun Koo University of Pennsylvania, USA
Eiki Koyama Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
Maria Kukuruzinska Boston University, USA
Marja Laine ACTA Netherlands, Netherlands
Melinda Larsen University of Albany, USA
Anh Le University of Pennsylvania, USA
Julian Leprince University of Leuvan, Belgium
Kirsten Limesand University of Arizona, USA
Yunfeng Lin West China School of Stomatology, China
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
Marisa Maltz Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Mohd Masood Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Daniel McNeil West Virginia University, USA
Alan Mighell University of Leeds, UK
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 Muller University of Geneva, Switzerland
Luigi Nibali Eastman Dental Institute UCL, UK
Seog Bae Oh Seoul National University, South Korea
Takahiro Ono Osaka University, Japan
Gianpaolo Papaccio University of Naples, Italy
Waranuch Pitiphat Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Vinicius Rosa National University of Singapore, Singapore
Carlos Rossa Jr. UNESP, Brazil
S. Esra Sahingur Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Irena Sailer University of Zurich, Switzerland
Mariano Sanz University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
Susanne Scherrer University of Geneva, Switzerland
Abraham Schneider University of Maryland, USA
Brian Schutte Michigan State University, USA
Falk Schwendicke Christian-Albrechts-University, Germany
Anton Sculean University of Berne, Switzerland
Yang-jo Seol Seoul National University, Korea
Paul Sharpe King's College London, UK
Brij Singh University of North Dakota, USA
Walter Siqueira University of Western Ontario, Canada
Gary Slade University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA
Patricio Smith Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Jacqueline Starr Forsyth Institute, USA
Dennis Tarnow Columbia University, USA
Franklin Tay University of Georgia, USA
Flavia Teles University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, USA
Livia Tenuta UNICAMP, Brazil
Leonardo Trombelli University of Ferrara, Italy
Yu-Kang Tu National Taiwan University
Bart van Meerbeek University of Leuven, Belgium
Ana Velly McGill University, Canada
Sunil Wadhwa New York University, USA
Cun-Yu Wang University of Southern California, USA
Mei-qing Wang Fourth Military Medical University, China
Richard Watt University College London, UK
Pamela Yelick Tufts University, USA
Hiromasa Yoshie Niigata University, Japan
Yu Zhang New York University, USA
Publications Committee
Marc Heft (Chair)  
Nisha D'Silva University of Michigan, USA
Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou University of Connecticut, USA
W. Peter Holbrook University of Iceland, Iceland
David Kim Harvard School for Dental Medicine, USA
Paul Krebsbach  
Anne Tanner The Forsyth Institute, USA
Yun-Po Zhang  
Jocelyne Feine (ex officio) McGill University, Canada
Christopher H. Fox (ex officio) International Association of Dental Research, USA
Gustavo Garlet (ex officio) School of Dentistry of Bauru, Brazil
William Giannobile (ex officio) University of Michigan, USA
Dana Graves (ex officio) University of Pennsylvania, USA
Effie Ioannidou (ex officio) University of Connecticut, USA
Nick Jakubovics (ex officio) Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Jessica Y. Lee (ex officio) University of North Carolina, USA
Joy Richman (ex officio) University of British Columbia, Canada
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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
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    Submit a manuscript

    Journal of Dental Research Office:
    Kourtney Skinner


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