Scope and policy
The Brazilian Dental Journal is a peer-reviewed (double-blind system) scientific journal that publishes Original Full-Length Papers, Short Communications, Case Reports and Invited Reviews, dealing with the several fields of dentistry or related areas, with open access. Only original papers will be considered for publication. In submitting a manuscript, the authors should state in the cover letter that the material has not been published previously and is not under consideration by another journal in either electronic or printed versions.
ELECTRONIC ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION
MANUSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH. Authors whose primary language is not English must have their manuscript reviewed by someone proficient in English. Manuscripts accepted for publication will be submitted to the Technical Review for revision of English grammar and scientific writing and to fit the text into the Journal's standards. The cost of the Technical Review will be charged to the authors. Submission of a manuscript to BDJ implies the acceptance of these terms. The decision of acceptance for publication relies on the Editors and is based on the recommendation of the Editorial Board and/or ad hoc reviewers. Authors of manuscripts not recommended for publication will receive an email explaining the decision. The concepts emitted in the papers published in the BDJ are the sole responsibility of the authors, not necessarily reflecting the Editorial Board's opinion.
All manuscripts will be submitted to peer-review. Authors and referees will be kept anonymous during the review process. Articles accepted for publication become property of the journal.
Brazilian Dental Journal is an open access journal, which means that all published articles are freely available on the Internet immediately upon publication.
The Brazilian Dental Journal shall retain the copyright and publishing rights of all published articles, including translations. Users can use, reuse and build upon the material published in the journal but only for non-commercial purposes and provided the source is clearly and properly mentioned.
The Journal adopts plagiarism identification system (AntiPlagiarist - ACNP Software)The Brazilian Dental Journal in indexed by DOAJ database for public access.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES MUST BE FOLLOWED CAREFULLY.
Material and Methods
Summary in Portuguese (for Brazilian authors only)
Submission of manuscripts
CHECKLIST FOR AUTHORS PRIOR TO SUBMISSION
1. Submission letter;
2. Title page.
3. Manuscript file (text, tables, figure captions).
4. In the manuscript, observe:
5. Digital files of figures, black & white, saved in TIFF format with minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
There are no fees for submission and evaluation of articles.
The Technical Review Fee ranges from R$450,00 to R$ 550,00 Reais Brasileiros (for Brazilian authors) or U$200 to 300 American dollars (for foreign authors) and will be charged to the corresponding author, even if only minor corrections to the manuscript are needed.
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