Journal of Dental Research

Journal of Dental Research

2015 Impact Factor: 4.602
2015 Ranking: 2/91 in Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data
The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research

Dr. William V. Giannobile University of Michigan

eISSN: 15440591 | ISSN: 00220345 | Current volume: 96 | Current issue: 6 Frequency: 13 Times/Year

The journal for dental, oral and craniofacial research.

View the 2016 Journals Subscription Package for the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) and JDR Clinical & Translational Research, including Advances in Dental Research (ADR) and Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine, Vol 1-15.

Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease.

JDR is published monthly, allowing for frequent dissemination of its leading content. Rapid publication from acceptance to print provides timely communication of the latest research to the oral and dental community.


  • Original research in all fields of dental, oral and craniofacial sciences
  • Biological, Clinical and Biomaterials & Bioengineering sections for original research articles
  • Timely state-of-the-art review articles in the Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine (CROBM) section
  • Erudite articles on noteworthy topics of research interest in the DISCOVERY!
  • Leading meeting proceedings in the e-supplement, Advances in Dental Research (see below)


  • Oral, dental and craniofacial researchers and clinical scientists
  • Dentists
  • Oral and dental policy-makers
  • Dental educators
  • Hard-tissue scientists

Additional JDR information

Notice:  Please note that no issues were published in 1925, 1926, and 1936. Issue 15:4 and 24:4 were also not published. Volume and pagination sequencing skip over these breaks in publication; for example, Volume 6 was published in 1924 and Volume 7 in 1927.

Advances in Dental Research (ADR) is an e-supplement to JDR.  Subscribers to JDR receive access to all new ADR content. 

The journal Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine (CROBM) was merged into the JDR. Subscriptions to CROBM are no longer available, but all content from Volume 1, Issue 1 (1990) to Volume 15, Issue 1 (2004) is hosted online and accessible with your JDR subscription.

Members of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) receive complimentary online access to the JDR and reduced print subscription pricing. For more information about joining IADR please click here or if you are already a member and are trying to access JDR, please click here.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Dr. William V. Giannobile University of Michigan
Associate Editors
Jack L. Ferracane Oregon Health & Science University
Gustavo P. Garlet School of Dentistry of Bauru
Dana T. Graves University of Pennsylvania
Nicola Innes University of Dundee School of Dentistry
Jessica Y. Lee University of North Carolina
Jacques E. Nör University of Michigan
Joy Richman University of British Columbia
Editorial Board
Imad About Université de la Méditerranée
Owen Addison University of Birmingham
Susanna Annibali University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy
Tarcilia Aparecida da Silva Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Jason Armfield University of Adelaide, Australia
Gustavo Avila-Ortiz University of Iowa
Jim Bader University of North Carolina
Olga Baker University of Utah
Avijit Banerjee King's College London
George Belibasakis University of Zurich
Tord Berglundh Gothenburg University
Luiz Bertassoni Oregon Health & Science University
Lars Bjørndal University of Copenhagen
Marco Bottino Indiana University
Lorenzo Breschi University of Trieste
Milena Cadenaro University of Trieste
Rogerio Castilho University of Michigan
Paolo Cesar University of Sao Paolo
Lucia Cevidanes University of Michigan
Yang Chai University of Southern California
Vivianne Chappuis University of Berne
Catherine Chaussain University of Paris
Zhi Chen Wuhan University
Eui-Sic Cho Chonbuk National University
Youngnim Choi Seoul National University
Ana Paula Colombo Institute of Microbiology Paulo de Góes
Mabel Cordeiro Federal University of Santa Catarina
Eduardo Couve Universidad de Valparaiso
Timothy Cox University of Washington
Shauna Culshaw University of Glasgow
Francesco D'Aiuto UCL Dental Institute and Hospital
Stuart Dashper University of Melbourne
Claudia Dellavia University of Milan
Isabelle Denry University of Iowa
Jan Derks Gothenburg University
Tom Diekwisch Baylor University
Anibal Diogenes University of Texas-San Antonio
Luisa DiPietro University of Illinois at Chicago
Kimon Divaris University of North Carolina
Jian (Jerry) Feng Baylor University
Christopher Fenno University of Michigan
Magda Feres Guarulhos University
Yoav Finer University of Toronto
Margherita Fontana University of Michigan
Brian Foster Ohio State University
Ashraf Fouad University of Maryland
Kerstin Galler University of Regensburg
Bernard Ganss University of Toronto
Alan Glaros University of Missouri-Kansas City
Siew-Ging Gong University of Toronto
Jason Griggs University of Mississippi
Reinhard Gruber University of Austria
Markus Haapasalo University of British Columbia
George Hasjishengalis University of Pennsylvania
Denis Headon University of Edinburgh
Kristiina Heikinheimo University of Turku
Matthew Hoffman National Institutes of Health
Effie Ioannidou University of Connecticut
Nicholas Jakubovics Newcastle University
Hiroyuki Kanzaki Tsurumi University Japan
Rayyan Kayal King Abdulaziz University
Ophir Klein University of California San Francisco
Thomas Kocher University of Greifswald
Hyun Koo University of Pennsylvania
Eiki Koyama Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Maria Kukuruzinska Boston University
Marja Laine ACTA Netherlands
Melinda Larsen University of Albany
Anh Le University of Pennsylvania
Kirsten Limesand University of Arizona
Peter Lingström University of Gothenburg
Stefan Listl University of Heidelberg
Xiaohua Liu Baylor University
Edward Lo University of Hong Kong
Marisa Maltz Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Zoe Marshman University of Sheffield
Mohd Masood Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Daniel McNeil West Virginia University
Justin Merritt Oregon Health & Science University
Alan Mighell University of Leeds
Mina Mina University of Connecticut
Lorri Morford University of Kentucky
Paula Moynihan University of Newcastle
Frauke Muller University of Geneva
Luigi Nibali Eastman Dental Institute UCL
Seog Bae Oh Seoul National University
Gianpaolo Papaccio University of Naples
Carmen Pfeifer Oregon Health & Science University
Irena Sailer University of Zurich
Mariano Sanz University Complutense of Madrid
Susanne Scherrer University of Geneva
Brian Schutte Michigan State University
Falk Schwendicke Christian-Albrechts-University
Anton Sculean University of Berne
Paul Sharpe King's College London
Brij Singh University of North Dakota
Gary Slade University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Patricio Smith Catholic University of Chile
Jacqueline Starr Forsyth Institute
Anwar Tappuni Barts and the London Queen Mary
Dennis Tarnow Columbia University
Franklin Tay University of Georgia
Flavia Teles University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Livia Tenuta UNICAMP, Brazil
Yu-Kang Tu National Taiwan University
Bart van Meerbeek University of Leuven
Ana Velly McGill University
Mei-qing Wang Fourth Military Medical University, China
Richard Watt University College London
Xiaoming Xu Louisiana State University
Pamela Yelick Tufts University
Hiromasa Yoshie Niigata University Japan
Yu Zhang New York University
Publications Committee
Timothy DeRouen (Chair) University of Washington
Yoshimitsu Abiko Nihon University
Jian (Jerry) Feng Baylor University
Anne Tanner The Forsyth Institute
Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou University of Connecticut
Ken Yaegaki Nippon Dental University, School of Life Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
W. Peter Holbrook University of Iceland, Iceland
David Kim Harvard School for Dental Medicine
William V. Giannobile (ex officio) University of Michigan
Jocelyne S. Feine (ex officio) McGill University
Dana Graves (ex officio) University of Pennsylvania
Nicola P. T. Innes (ex officio) University of Dundee School of Dentistry
Effie Ioannidou (ex officio) University of Connecticut
Jacques E. Nör (ex officio) University of Michigan
Jack L. Ferracane (ex officio) Oregon Health & Science University
Joy Richman (ex officio) University of British Columbia
Gustavo Garlet (ex officio) School of Dentistry of Bauru
Jessica Y. Lee (ex officio) University of North Carolina
Christopher H. Fox (ex officio) International Association of Dental Research
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  • The Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all science relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. The Journal of Dental Research’s broad readership consists of oral, dental and craniofacial researchers, clinical scientists, dentists, dental educators, and oral and dental policy-makers. The Journal is published monthly, allowing for frequent dissemination of its leading content. The Journal of Dental Research also offers OnlineFirst, by which forthcoming articles are published online before they are scheduled to appear in print. Average time from submission to first decision: 18 days.

    Authors of all types of articles should be aware of the following guidelines when submitting to JDR. Please note that if you have been invited to submit an article for Advances in Dental Research, an e-supplement to JDR, please refer to the JDR Instructions for Authors.

    The Journal of Dental Research has changed editorial styles to CSE (8th Edition). Submitted manuscripts should now be formatted in that style.

    View Instructions to Authors
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    Submit a manuscript

    Journal of Dental Research Office:
    Kourtney Skinner


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