Aims and Scope

Ain Shams Dental Journal (ASDJ) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on a wide range of content including original scientific papers, review articles, and case reports on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of disorders of the mouth, teeth and gums.    

ASDJ is published on a quarterly basis in English 4 times per year in March, June,  September, and December. Authors submitting their work to ASDJ can expect a quick turnaround, with the average time from submission to receiving the first editorial decision being just five days. The review process at ASDJ is characterized by its speed and effectiveness, taking an average of 16 days from the initial submission to reach a final decision. This commitment to rapid review and decision-making ensures that authors receive timely feedback on their submissions. Furthermore, the journal is known for its rapid publication times, taking an average of only 30 days from the moment a manuscript is accepted to its appearance in the Early View publication. This enables authors to disseminate their research findings to the academic community and the public without unnecessary delays.

ASDJ's global reach is reflected in its diverse readership, which extends to over 175 countries. This international appeal underscores the journal's significance in the field of dental and oral health research, making it an excellent platform for researchers and authors seeking to share their work with a wide and varied audience.

Topics covered include the management of dental disease, periodontology, endodontology, operative dentistry, orthodontics, pedodontics,  fixed and removable prosthodontics, dental biomaterials science, long-term clinical trials including epidemiology and oral health, dental education, as well clinically relevant oral biology and translational research.

Topics will be distributed on the following journal sections:

  • Fixed prosthodontics, endodontics and conservative section. 
  • Prosthodontics section.
  • Oral medicine, periodontology and oral radiology section.
  • Oral and maxillofacial section.
  • Orthodontics and pedodontics section.
  • Dental material science section.