Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Journal of Dental Research is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancement of dental research in Indonesia and Asia Pacific regions. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for dentists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of dental and oral sciences. All manuscripts must be prepared in English, and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Accepted papers will immediately appear online followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

  • Dental Biomedical Sciences
  • Oral Sciences
  • Biomaterials
  • Community and Preventive Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Conservative and Endodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontology
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Radiology and Dental Technology

We are also interested in: Short reports - 2-5 page papers where an author can either present an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper or preliminary data. Book reviews - Comments and critiques.



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer reviewers are entitled to provide the authors with some feedbacks to foster the quality of the published manuscript and editors for the decision making of editorial policy in accordance to their respective expertise.


Peer reviewers should inform the editor about the willingness to do a review on the manuscript to be published. If unwilling, peer reviewers must notify the editor.


The reviewed manuscript is a confidential document. Communication with other parties without the author's permission is prohibited.

Standard Objectivity  

Peer reviewers must take hold on the principles of objectivity and avoiding personal criticism against the author of the manuscript during the review process. All comments must be accompanied by clear and supportive suggestions.

Reference Clarity  

Peer Reviewers are recommended to provide information to the authors of the research with the literature, or relevant case studies which have not been cited, having a substantial similarity or overlap with the manuscripts reviewed.

Conflicts of Interest

  • Peer reviewers are not allowed to use unpublished manuscript material for personal use without the prior written consent of the author, under any circumstances.
  • The information and ideas contained in the reviewed manuscript is confidential and should not be distributed or used for personal gain.
  • If having a conflict of interest for reasons of competition, collaboration, or other relationship with the author, institution or company involved in publishing, peer reviewers are not permitted to evaluate the related manuscript.

Double Blind Peer Review

In the process of review, the author and reviewer should not disclose any information about each other.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Screening for Plagiarism

To check the possibility of plagiarism manuscript is submitted using the application Plagiarism Checker


Digital Archiving

This journal utilizes the Indonesia One Search (IOS), Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD), and Indonesian Publication Index (IPI) system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.


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