Issue cycle: irregular
Impact factor: 1.595 (2021)
Categories: Human Medicine, Interdisciplinary, Science and Research, General Dentistry
Editor-in-chief: Prof. Dr. med. dent. Dr. hc Anton Sculean MSc, Dr. Poul Erik Petersen, Prof. Dr. Avijit Banerjee
Coordinating editor: Kathleen Splieth
Numerous high-quality articles are available online.
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Clinicians, general practitioners, teachers, researchers, and public health administrators will find this journal an indispensable source of essential, timely information about scientific progress in the fields of oral health and the prevention of caries, periodontal diseases, oral mucosal diseases, and dental trauma. Central topics, including oral hygiene, oral epidemiology, oral health promotion, and public health issues, are covered in peer-reviewed articles, such as clinical and basic science research reports or reviews.
The open access journal "Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry" (from the start of 2020) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Publication Fee: After acceptance of the submitted article, a publication fee of 1250,- EUR (excluding taxes) is charged. Article submission fees are not charged.
Anton Sculean is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology and currently the Head of the Dental Research Center (DRC) of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland. Prof. Sculean has authored more than 470 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 35 chapters in periodontal textbooks and has delivered more than 600 lectures at national and international meetings. He is Past President of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR, of the Swiss Society of Periodontology, of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and of the International Academy of Periodontology (IAP). Professor Sculean is currently listed as the top-rated expert in Periodontics in the world https://www.expertscape.com/ex/periodontics.His research interests focus on periodontal wound healing and regeneration, regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, use of antibiotics, antiseptics and novel approaches such as lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant infections.