|a. Journal Basic information
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
This journal follows the publication guidelines prescribed by COPE and the
Vancouver Style Guide.
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.
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.
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
The editorial team shall ensure that these ethical
standards are adhered to, as well as the journal's publishing guidelines.
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 .
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.
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
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).
includes bibliogaphic reviews, original techniques and clinical cases. The first edition was in 1988.
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.
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
c. Regional and International indexation.
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.
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.
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.