The Journal Odontology covers all disciplines involved in the fields of dentistry and craniofacial research, including molecular studies related to oral health and disease. Peer-reviewed articles cover topics ranging from research on human dental pulp, to comparisons of analgesics in surgery, to analysis of biofilm properties of dental plaque.

Odontology is the official Journal of the Society of the Nippon Dental University.

  • Covers all disciplines involved in the fields of dentistry and craniofacial research
  • Topics range from research on human dental pulp to comparison of analgesics in surgery, to analysis of biofilm properties of dental plaque
  • Official Journal of the Society of the Nippon Dental University
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Koichi Shinkai
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

2.885 (2021)
Impact factor
2.742 (2021)
Five year impact factor
10 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
111,858 (2021)
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  • Odontology Prize

    The Society of The Nippon Dental University launched a new award—Odontology Prize—recognizing an original article published in the Odontology with the highest scientific influence and impact. The prize is awarded annually to the first author of the article. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award of $3000 or ¥300,000.

    Odontology Prize 2021

    Stain susceptibility of composite and ceramic CAD/CAM blocks versus direct resin composites with different resinous matrices
    Amal Alharbi, Stefano Ardu, Tissiana Bortolotto & Ivo Krejci 
    Odontology 105, 162–169 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10266-016-0258-1

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Electronic ISSN
1618-1255
Print ISSN
1618-1247
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