is the biannual, official scientific publication of the School of
Dentistry, Universidad de la República, published by the
Publications Department. The following unpublished articles are
accepted: research, state-of-the-art, clinical cases and of
institutional interest. They can include translations or scientific
articles published elsewhere, with prior written consent of the
Odontostomatología editors will evaluate the acceptance of pre-prints that are registered in pre-print servers.
suscribes to 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.
is an open access journal. Full-text and free versions of the articles
are available on-line, in English and Spanish, without an embargo
period, and editorial and translation expenses are not borne by
authors, who can have the final version of their work after publication
(post printed) and disseminate its contents provided that
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license, the original source of publication, is mentioned. Starting
2017 we process the DOI for all papers.
Once we receive the manuscripts
they are carried out a preliminary assessment to verify compliance with
the formal requirements of the journal and not to have similarities and
plagiarism. Odontostomatology corresponds to the category of doubly
arbitrated by local and foreign experts (double-blinded). The
arbitration process is calculated culminated three months of shipment,
depending on the settings suggested by the peer-reviewers . At that
time is confirmed to the author in that issue of the journal will be
Each evaluator will have twenty days to send their evaluation with the following components:
-structure according to current standards,
-content and redaction.
Reviewers may be Uruguayan or non-Uruguayan and 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.
Reviewers may accept the manuscript with or without changes, send it to
a new revision or advise its rejection 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.
They are requested to evaluate the manuscript about similarities and /
or plagiarism. In case of doubt, the plagiarism detection system
Similarity check is used.
The peer-review process is calculated completed three months after
submission, depending on the adjustments suggested by the reviewers. At
that time the author is confirmed in which number of the journal will
be the paper published.
Manuscripts must be sent electronically to email@example.com, following these guidelines:
a) Publication request including: article title in Spanish and English;
full name of each author -one per line- numbered with superscript
numerals, ORCID number, institutional affiliation and contribution of
each author. Only persons which contributted with some of this items
should be considered as authors of the article.
1) conception and study design name,
2) data acquisition,
3) data analysis,
4) result discussion,
5) writing the manuscript postal address,
6) approval of the final version of the manuscript.
Example M. L. has contributed in 1,2,3,4,5,6; email, and telephone
number of correspondence author; conflict of interest statement; source
of funding and approval by the Ethics Committee if applicable.
b) Article requirements: the work must be submitted in Word, A4 page
size, 25 mm margins, Arial or Verdana 11 or Calibri 12 font type and
size, double spaced; the pages must be numbered consecutively.
Review works should not exceed 18 pages, research papers 15 pages and
clinical cases 12 pages (not including references); in no case should
the names of the authors or their affiliations be included in this
manuscript (they must be included in the publication request).
Characteristics of the original
papers must be written in spanish, clearly and concisely, using
academic vocabulary that is simple and straightforward, without
footnotes withouth annexes or appendices. Main elements:
Title languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese,
avoiding the use of abbreviations, short title (if
Abstract (Spanish, English and Portuguese) which
should not exceed 150 words, highlighting methods, most important
results and main conclusions.
Keywords (Spanish, English and Portuguese)
terms listed in the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and the Health
Science Descriptors (DeCS), In the case of research, the place
where the study was conducted must be included.
Research works must have the following sections:
introduction and background, methods, results, discussion, conclusions
Review or update papers must have
the following sections: introduction, review and the
method used to obtain the data, development, discussion, conclusions
The presentation of case report must be organized as
follows: introduction, background, description, discussion, conclusions
In addition, at the end of the manuscript, before
the references, authors must include a section entitled "Data
availability", where it will be reported if the data set is available
and, if so, where to access it. In the event that the research data is
on a server, it must be declared within the article as: "the data set
that supports the results of this study are available at...".
If the data is in the article, this sentence will be placed:
“The entire data set supporting the results of this study was published in the article itself.”
Otherwise, authors must include before the references a sentence
stating the following: "the data set that supports the results of this
study are not available."
Charts, graphs, tables, drawings or photographs
should be included in the manuscript, in the section the author deems
appropriate. They should be numbered correlatively, and they must
have brief explanatory descriptions. It is not allowed to reproduce
illustrations that have already been published in other books or
journals without the author’s express authorization.
In-text citations must include superscript Arabic
numerals between brackets (1),(2-5) and the references must be
numbered and presented in Vancouver Style. The number of
references is limited according to the type of
manuscript presented: for original articles up to 30 references,
for bibliographic or systematic reviews up to 50 references and
for clinical cases 15 references. If properly justified, exceptions to
this rule will be studied.
All author’s surnames and inicials of names. Paper title. Journal
abbreviation.Year; volume and issue number between parenthesis: number
of the first and final pages.
Ex.: Wilbur O. Alternate occlusal schemes. J. Prosth. Dent. 1991; 65 (1): 54-5.
Author’s surname and inicials of names. Book title. Edition. City of publication: Publisher; Year. Pages.
Ex.:Dawson P. Evaluación, diagnóstico y tratamiento de los problemas oclusales. Barcelona: Salvat; 1991. 250p.
Chapter’s author/s. Chapter’s title. In: Author’s
surname and inicials of names. Book title. Edition. City of
publication: Publisher; Year. First anf final pages.
Ex.: Carranza, FA. Diagnóstico, pronóstico y tratamiento.
En: Periodoncia Clínica de Glickman. 7ed. México:
Interamericana, 1993. p31-75
Congresses, conferences, seminaries
Author’, Work title. In: Number and Congress title. Place and date.
Ex.:Rattner, D. Subsidios para a avaliação da qualidade
no processo de assitencia ao parto. En: III Congreso Brasileiro de
Epidemiología. Salvador de Bahía. Brasil. April 24-28,