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About the Journal

Stomatological Disease and Science (Stomatological Dis Sci, SDS) is a peer-reviewed and open access journal published online. The full text of each article is available online at The journal publishes current studies on basic science- and clinically-related subjects in the broader field of Stomatology, mainly focusing on Oral Medicine and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, but also extending into allied disciplines, such as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral Oncology, Orofacial Pain and Tempromandibular Disorders, Gerodontology, Special Care and Hospital Dentistry, and Forensic Odontology. Experimental research can be considered only if directly relevant to the aforementioned disciplines. The journal publishes all forms of articles including Review, Original Article, Case Report, Research Highlight, Meta-Analysis, Editorial, Letter to Editor, etc. Moreover, relevant images and videos (directly related to stomatological research) are also welcome. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Aims and Scope

Stomatological Disease and Science (Stomatological Dis Sci, SDS) is a platform for the publication of basic science- and clinically-related subjects in the broader field of stomatology (as defined above). The journal aims to provide an open platform for specialists in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and allied disciplines, as well as for basic science and clinical researchers, dentists, academic teachers and undergraduate and post-graduate students in all aspects of Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and allied disciplines. The major goal is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, information and experience, thus promoting the development of clinical and basic science-related research of the oral and maxillofacial region.

    The journal covers subjects related to:
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Oral Oncology
  • Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
  • Gerodontology
  • Special Care and Hospital Dentistry
  • Forensic Odontology

The journal also covers basic science research specifically applied to oral and maxillofacial region, including oral biology, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, cancer research, salivary gland research, stem cell research, tissue regeneration, pharmacology, toxicology, etc.

The journal publishes various types of articles including Review, Original Article, Short Communication, Case Report, Technical Report, Research Highlight, Meta-Analysis, Editorial, Letter to Editor, etc. Moreover, relevant images and videos (directly related to stomatological research) are also welcome to be published in Stomatological Dis Sci.


The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.

Publishing Model

Gold open access. All articles published by SDS are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.

Copyright and License to Publish

Articles in SDS are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.

Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting SDS, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

Editorial Board

For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.

Editorial Policies

All manuscripts submitted to SDS should adhere to SDS's Editorial Policies.

Peer Review

The journal adheres to rigorous peer review process and undergoes single-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial Process and Peer Review Guidelines.

Publication Ethics Statement

Stomatological Disease and Science is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). We fully adhere to its Code of Conduct and to its Best Practice Guidelines.

The editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high-quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The editors of Stomatological Disease and Science take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.

Journal Information and Statistics

  • Launch date: March 31, 2017 
  • Publication model: Open access 
  • ISSN 2573-0002 (Online)
  • Digital archive: Portico 
  • Frequency: Continuously published 
  • DOI: 10.20517/2573-0002 

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