Journal of Dental Research

Journal of Dental Research

2015 Impact Factor: 4.602
2015 Ranking: 2/91 in Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data

Dr. William V. Giannobile University of Michigan

eISSN: 15440591 | ISSN: 00220345 | Current volume: 96 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: 13 Times/Year

The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research.

View the 2016 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
Associate Editors
Jack L. Ferracane Oregon Health & Science University
Gustavo P. Garlet, PhD University of São Paulo - Bauru School of Dentistry, Department of Biological Sciences, Brazil
Dana T. Graves University of Pennsylvania
Nicola Innes University of Dundee School of Dentistry
Jessica Y. Lee University of North Carolina
Jacques E. Nör University of Michigan
Joy Richman University of British Columbia
Editorial Board
Imad About Université de la Méditerranée
Susanna Annibali University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy
Jason Armfield University of Adelaide, Australia
Dwayne Arola University of Maryland
Gustavo Avila-Ortiz University of Iowa
Jim Bader University of North Carolina
Olga Baker University of Utah, USA
George Belibasakis Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Tord Berglundh Gothenburg University
Luiz Bertassoni Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Lars Bjørndal University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Marco Bottino Indiana University
Lorenzo Breschi University of Trieste
Milena Cadenaro University of Trieste, Italy
Rogerio Castilho Universty of Michigan, USA
Paolo Cesar University of Sao Paolo
Lucia Cevidanes University of Michigan
Yang Chai University of Southern California, USA
Po-Chun Chang National Taiwan University
Vivianne Chappuis University of Berne, Switzerland
Eui-Sic Cho Chonbuk National University, South Korea
Youngnim Choi Seoul National University
Ana Paula Colombo Institute of Microbiology Paulo de Góes
Mabel Cordeiro Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Eduardo Couve Universidad de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile
Shauna Culshaw University of Glasgow, UK
Francesco D'Aiuto UCL Dental Institute and Hospital
Stuart Dashper University of Melbourne
Claudia Dellavia University of Milan
Isabelle Denry The University of Iowa
Thomas Diekwisch Baylor College
Kimon Divaris University of North Carolina
Jan Ekstrand Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Carla Evans University of Illinois - Chicago
Jian (Jerry) Feng Baylor College
Christopher Fenno University of Michigan
Magda Feres Guarulhos University
Yoav Finer University of Toronto, Canada
Margherita Fontana University of Michigan,USA
Ashraf Fouad University of Maryland
Bernard Ganss University of Toronto
Gustavo Garlet University of São Paulo - Bauru School of Dentistry, Department of Biological Sciences, Brazil
Alan Glaros University of Missouri-Kansas City
Siew-Ging Gong University of Toronto
Reinhard Gruber University of Vienna, Austria
Markus Haapasalo University of British Columbia, Canada
George Hasjishengalis University of Pennsylvania, USA
Kristiina Heikinheimo Univeristy of Turku, Finland
Tom Hilton Oregon Health Sciences University, USA
George Huang University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee
Effie Ioannidou University of Connecticut, Mansfield, CT, USA
Tomoatsu Kaneko Niigata University
Hiroyuki Kanzaki Tsurumi University Japan, Japan
Toshi Kawai The Forsyth Institute
Rayyan Kayal King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Ophir Klein University of California, San Francisco, USA
Jonathan Knowles UCL, UK
Thomas Kocher University of Greifswald, Germany
Hyun Koo University of Pennsylvania
Eiki Koyama Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Hannu Larjava University of British Columbia
Anh Le University of Pennsylvania
Kirsten Limesand The University of Arizona
Peter Lingström University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Stefan Listl University of Heidelberg, Germany
Xiaohua Liu Baylor University, USA
Edward Lo University of Hong Kong
Marisa Maltz Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Zoe Marshman University of Sheffield, UK
Mohd Masood Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Daniel McNeil West Virginia University, USA
Justin Merritt Oregon Health & Science University
Alan Mighell University of Leeds, UK
Mina Mina University of Connecticut, USA
Lorri Morford University of Kentucky
Frauke Muller University of Geneva, Switzerland
Luigi Nibali UCL Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, UK
Seog Bae Oh Seoul National University
Takahiro Ono Osaka University, Japan
Gianpaolo Papaccio University of Naples, Italy
Carmen Pfeifer Oregon Health & Science University
Cassiano Rösing Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Mariano Sanz Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Susanne Scherrer University of Geneva
Abraham Schneider University of Maryland
Falk Schwendicke The Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel, Germany
Anton Sculean University of Berne, Switzerland
Paul Sharpe King's College London
Songtao Shi University of Southern California
Gary Slade University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Patricio Smith Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Jacqueline Starr The Forsyth Institute, USA
Anwar Tappuni Barts and the London Queen Mary
Martin A. Taubman The Forsyth Institute
Franklin Tay University of Georgia
Leo Tjäderhane University of Oulu, Finland
Yu-Kang Tu National Taiwan University
Bart van Meerbeek University of Leuven
Ana Velly McGill University, Cananda
Shannon Wallet University of Florida
Mei-qing Wang Fourth Military Medical University, China
Richard Watt University College London
Xiaoming Xu Louisiana State University
Publications Committee
Timothy DeRouen (Chair)  
Yoshimitsu Abiko  
Jian (Jerry) Feng Baylor College
Anne Tanner The Forsyth Institute
Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou  
Ken Yaegaki Nippon Dental University, School of Life Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
W. Peter Holbrook University of Iceland, Iceland
David Kim  
William V. Giannobile (ex officio) University of Michigan
Jocelyne S. Feine (ex officio) McGill University
Dana Graves (ex officio)  
Nicola P. T. Innes (ex officio) University of Dundee School of Dentistry
Jacques E. Nör (ex officio) University of Michigan
Jack L. Ferracane (ex officio) Oregon Health & Science University
Joy Richman (ex officio) University of British Columbia
Gustavo Garlet (ex officio)  
Jessica Y. Lee (ex officio)  
Christopher H. Fox (ex officio)  
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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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