About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Dentistry Journal The Open Dentistry Journal is an Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews, letters, case reports and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of dentistry and the oral cavity.

The journal encourages submissions related to the following fields of dentistry:

Restorative Dentistry

Management of Dental Disease


Dental Implants

Oral Pathology

Maxillofacial Surgery


Operative Dentistry

Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics

Dental Biomaterials Science

Oral Medicine

Clinical Trials

Translational Research

The Open Dentistry Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on important recent developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide.

About the Editor

Ibtisam Al-Hashimi
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Brief Biography

Dr. Al-Hashimi graduated with B.D.S and Diploma in Oral Surgery from the University of Bagdad. She received a Master degree and Ph.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo. Currently, Dr. Al-Hashimi is a Professor at the Department of Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Al-Hashimi has published over 160 scientific publications and she is the founding of Salivary Dysfunction Clinic in Dallas. She is the recipient of 2009 Salivary Researcher of the year and she is the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Dentistry Journal.

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