ISSN 1688-9339 online version
ISSN 0797-0374 
printed version
ISSN 2301-1947 (Ed. in english)


ABOUT THE JOURNAL


Basic Information
Historic information
Indexation
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a. Journal Basic information

Odontoestomatología is the biannual, official scientific publication of the School of Dentistry, Universidad de la República, published by the Publications Department. Both Uruguayan and foreign authors in the area of Dentistry can publish their work in this journal, following these guidelines (Vancouver Style Guide, 2014) and those of the Committee on Publications Ethics (COPE). Papers including results obtained through human research must comply with the Uruguayan legal framework in force, within the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association (WMA), and the specific legislation of the country where the research was conducted, if applicable. The manuscripts should clearly state how informed consent from the participants in the study was obtained in the methodology section, as well as the approval of the research protocol by the corresponding institutional, regional or national ethics committee. When clinical cases are presented, authors can include identifying photographs only if patients have given their consent. Odontoestomatología is indexed in Lilacs, SciELO, Redalyc, Latindex, and catalogues CiteFactor, Sherpa-Romeo and the Web Qualis System of CAPES.
Starting 2017 we process the DOI for all papers.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

This journal follows the publication guidelines prescribed by COPE and the Vancouver Style Guide.


1. Authorship

Papers must be original pieces of work and they should not have been previously published in any journal or be under consideration for another journal at the same time. Authors may deposit the final version of the published paper (PDF format) in open access repositories as "post-prints". Authors must mention Odontoestomatología as the original source of publication.

Authors must include accurate and reliable data from their research, and also cite as references only the papers they used to prepare their work.

Authors must declare any affiliation that might cause a conflict of interest regarding the paper submitted.



2. Author

The list of authors must include all the people that have made a significant intellectual contribution to the research process. To appear as an author, the following requirements must be met:

1. participation in the start and development of the work that has resulted in the paper in question
2. participation in the drafting and possible revisions of the text
3. participation in the final version to be published

The journal declines all responsibility for possible conflicts resulting from the authorship of papers published in the journal.

Authors accept that each paper goes through a double-blind review process: it is analyzed by the editors and the reviewers selected for each case, who can accept the paper with or without changes, accept it with revisions or reject it.

Papers including results obtained through human research must comply with the Uruguayan legal framework in force within the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association (WMA), and with the specific legislation of the country where the research was conducted, if applicable. The manuscripts should clearly state how informed consent from the participants in the study was obtained in the methodology section, as well as the approval of the research protocol by the corresponding institutional, regional or national ethics committee. When clinical cases are presented, authors can include identifying photographs only if patients have given their consent.




3. Peer-review process

Reviewers shall remain objective and keep the papers confidential. They may contribute their knowledge and suggest other relevant papers already published which have not been included in the paper in question.


4. Editorial responsibility

Editors have the responsibility and power to accept or reject papers.

As this is a double-blind reviewed journal, editors undertake to preserve the anonymity of authors and reviewers. They will preserve the confidentiality of the papers to the best of their ability.

If two reviewers disagree on whether to accept or reject a paper, the editors shall send the paper to a third reviewer for its evaluation.

If there is a mistake in the paper, editors undertake to publish a correction and/or retraction notice.


5. Publication ethics

No cases of fraudulent data or of suspected plagiarism shall be accepted.

Editors shall publish a retraction or correction notice should a mistake be found.

The editorial team shall ensure that these ethical standards are adhered to, as well as the journal's publishing guidelines.

Articles with results of research involving human subjects must meet the Uruguayan legal regulations within the framework of the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association (WMA ) and specific laws - if any - of the country which was held the research. Manuscripts should specify the methodology  obtaining informed consent from the participants in the study and approval of the research protocol by the Institutional Committee , regional or national Ethics relevant . Photographs must have the consent of the persons identified . 

 Odontoestomatología publishes articles on print format and online in Spanish and from 2014 (No. 24) also publishes an online version fully translated to English in order to complete the free access to their articles in both languages. 

Odontoestomatología accepts original articles: research, updating, case reports and institutional interest. It may include translations or scientific articles published in other media, with the prior permission of the editorial committee. It belongs to the model of open access (open access) with contents of publications available free and full text online without embargo period and whose costs of publishing are not transferred to the authors who may have final versions to disseminate (post printed) with the mention to the original source of publication, in this case Odontoestomatología.
 

b.      Historic information (when it starts, title modifications; participate institutions; others).

In the last year 3 scientific journals had been published by the School of Dentistry.

 
1.
Anales de la Facultad de Odontología: with scientific content related to original research works. It began in 1955 and finished in 1997 (Nº 28). 

2.Odontoestomatología: includes bibliogaphic reviews, original techniques and clinical cases. The first edition was in 1988. 

3.Odontología de Postgrado: it was published by the Postgraduated School specially aimed to postgraduated  as a Continuous Education tool. The first edition begun in 1987 and finished in 1997.

 
In 1999, the Dentistry Teachers Association, in the Council decision Nº 533/99 proposed the three former journals unification in only one, named Odontoestomatología. The proposal was approved at the Board meeting number 35 of the 2.09.99.

 
In 2002, Odontoestomatología vol. VII, Nº 7 was published. After 4 years of inactivity, it was restarted in may 2006, with the Vol. VIII, Nº 8 being pubished until now.

  

c. Regional and International indexation. 

Papers published in Odontoestomatología are indexed by LILACS, LATINDEX, Citefactor, BVS Dentistry Library Uruguay and . The journal is level B4 at WebQualis by CAPES and is blue kind in Sherpa-Romeo System.
 

d. Sponsors. 
 
It is financially supported by the
School of Dentistry and includes advertising that covers part issue cost and does not interfere with editorial decisions. The advertisements are under the International Committee of Medical Journal Authors rules (Vancouver Style), the readers can easily distinguish between the advertises and journal scientific content.

 
e. Copyright. 

Under the Intelectual Property Rights from the Universidad de la República (Nº 91) CDC resolution in  03.08.1994 – DO 01.22.2001 the authors retain copyright for their papers. Authors are allowed to archive the version of the article published in the journal in open access repositories as "post-prints". Authors should mention that the article has been previously published in Odontoestomatología.


f. Journal logo
(formato “JPG” o “GIF”).

          Odontoestomatología uses the logo of the Universidad de la República.


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