Odontoestomatología 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 The following unpublished articles are accepted: research, state-of-the-art, clinical cases and of institutional interest.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 editorial committee.
Odontoestomatología 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.
This 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 Odontoestomatología with Creative
Commons NC 4.0 international license, the original source of publication, is
mentioned. Starting 2017 we process the DOI for all papers.
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.
A limit of up to 6 authors is established for original articles, 3
for reviews, and 3 for clinical cases. If properly justified, exceptions to
this rule will be studied.
The 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 applicable);
Abstract (Spanish, English and Portuguese) which should not exceed 150 words, highlighting methods, most important results and main conclusions.
(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 and references.
Review or update papers must have the following sections: introduction, review and the method used to obtain the data, development, discussion, conclusions and references.
The presentation of case report must be organized as follows: introduction, background, description, discussion, conclusions and references.
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.
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