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Author Guidelines

1.    GENERAL TERMS

Scientific Dental Journal encourages manuscript submissions covering all aspects in the field of dentistry sciences. All submissions must not have been previously published and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submissions are welcome from authors from around the world but must be written in English. Manuscript may be submitted as review articles, original articles, and case reports. There is no submission and processing charges for this journal.

All manuscripts are subjected to peer review and must be accompanied by abstracts of the authors' manuscripts on related subjects that are in press or under editorial review. Electronic reprints of related published papers by the author/s or manuscripts in press also may be helpful to the reviewers.

Upon acceptance, author/s must transfer copyright to Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University. Accepted papers become permanent property of Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University and may be used according to copyright policy, or for particular purposes please contact Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University. It is the author/s' responsibility to obtain permission to reproduce illustrations, tables, etc. from other publication.

 

2.    HOW TO SUBMIT

Authors are required to submit manuscripts electronically by using online journal system or by sending e-mail to: sdj@trisakti.ac.id.

 

3.    TYPE OF MANUSCRIPT

A.  ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Original Article should consist of no more than 5000 words, not including the words in abstract, keywords, references, table, figure, and figure legend. The manuscript should have no more than six figures and/or tables in total and no more than 100 references.

Title

The title of the article should be precise and brief, of not more than 10 words.

Title Page

This should provide the title of the article, the names and addresses of all authors with institution, address, phone number and email address of the corresponding author. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote. All other footnotes (except for table footnotes) should be identified with superscript Arabic numbers.

Abstract

  • Provide an abstract of no more than 300 words
  • Structured-abstract should be followed in writing Original Article, which consists of Background, Objectives, Methods, Result, and Conclusion.

Keywords

Each paper provide a maximum of six keywords and appropriate in alphabetical indicating the contents of manuscripts.

Background

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Materials & Methods

Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.

Result

Results should be clear and concise.

Discussion

This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Conclusion

The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.

Acknowledgement

Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.).

Conflict of Interest

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work at the end of the article before the references. If there are no conflicts of interest then please state this: 'Conflicts of interest: none'.    

 

B.  REVIEW ARTICLE

Review Article should consist of no more than 6,000 words, not including the words in abstract, references, table, figure, and figure legend. The manuscript should have no more than six figures and/or tables in total and no more than 100 references.

Title

The title of the article should be precise and brief, of not more than 10 words.

Title Page

This should provide the title of the article, the names and addresses of all authors with institution, address, phone number and email address of the corresponding author. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote. All other footnotes (except for table footnotes) should be identified with superscript Arabic numbers.

Abstract

  • Provide an abstract of no more than 300 words
  • The manuscript should have an unstructured abstract (300 words) representing an accurate summary of the article.

Keywords

Each paper provide a maximum of six keywords and appropriate in alphabetical indicating the contents of manuscripts.

Background

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Content

Review article should cover aspects of a topic in which scientific consensus exists as well as aspects that remain controversial and are the subject of ongoing scientific research. Scholarly analysis of recent developments on a specific topic as reported in the literature. No new information is described, and no opinions or personal experiences are expressed.

Conclusion

The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.

Acknowledgement

Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.).

Conflict of Interest

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work at the end of the article before the references. If there are no conflicts of interest then please state this: 'Conflicts of interest: none'.    

 

C.  CASE REPORT

Case Report should consist of no more than 3,500 words, not including the words in abstract, references, table, figure, and figure legend. The manuscript should have no more than six figures and/or tables in total and no more than 50 references.

Title

The title of the article should be precise and brief, of not more than 10 words.

Title Page

This should provide the title of the article, the names and addresses of all authors with institution, address, phone number and email address of the corresponding author. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote. All other footnotes (except for table footnotes) should be identified with superscript Arabic numbers.

Abstract

  • Provide an abstract of no more than 300 words
  • Structured-abstract should be followed in writing Case Report, which consists of Background, Case Presentation and Conclusion

Keywords

Each paper provide a maximum of six keywords and appropriate in alphabetical indicating the contents of manuscripts.

Background

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Case Report

The Case Report should include statements of the problem, patient history, diagnosis, treatment, outcome and any other information pertinent to the case(s).

Discussion

This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Acknowledgement

Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.).

Conflict of Interest

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work at the end of the article before the references. If there are no conflicts of interest then please state this: 'Conflicts of interest: none'.     

 

4. REFERENCES

  • References should be according to the Vancouver system.
  • List all authors when there are six or fewer; when there are seven or more, list the first six, followed by "et al.".
  • References should include citations of works published during the last ten years.
  • Sequential number of references in main text. Please follow in detail all examples below:

Article:
Herath TDK, Wang Y, Seneviratne CJ, Lu Q, Darveau RP, Wang CY, et al. Porphyromonas gingivalis lipopolysaccharide lipid A heterogeneity differentially modulates the expression of IL‐6 and IL‐8 in human gingival fibroblasts. J Clin Periodontol. 2011 Aug; 38(8): 694-701.

Book
Parija SC. Textbook of Medical Parasitology. 3rd ed. All India Publishers and Distributors; 2008.

Chapter in a book:
Speroff L, Fritz MA. Clinical gynaecologic endocrinology and infertility. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2005. Chapter 29, Endometriosis; p.1103-33.

Dissertation/ Thesis/ Essay:
Kay JG. Intracellular cytokine trafficking and phagocytosis in macrophages [PhD thesis]. St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland; 2007.

Part of Website/Monograph:
Atherton, J. Behaviour modification [Internet]. 2010 [updated 2010 Feb 10; cited 2010 Apr 10]. Available from: http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/behaviour_mod.html 

Conference Paper:
Bengtsson S, Solheim BG. Enforcement of data protection, privacy and security in medical informatics. In: Lun KC. Degoulet P. Piemme TE, Reinhoff O, editors. MEDINFO 92. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 1992 Sep 6-10; Geneva, Switzerland. Amsterdam: North Holland; 1992. P. 1561-5.

 

5. UNIT OF MEASUREMENT

  • Authors can express all measurements in Conventional or International System (SI) units.
  • Drug names must use generic names. When proprietary brands are used in research, include the brand name, the name and location (city & country) of the manufacturer in parentheses after the first mention of the generic name.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file (.doc/x) Formatted as standard A4 page setup.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. Running title provided (not more than 12 words).
  7. Proof of permission was obtained to reproduce illustrations, tables, etc. from other publication.
  8. Complete information about author/s (first, middle, last name), author/s's affiliation, and email address of corresponding author.
  9. All pages are numbered at bottom middle.
 

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (USD)

Article Publication: 0.00 (USD)