Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
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Edited By: Harald O. Heymann, University of North Carolina
Impact Factor: 0.986
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 57/81 (Dentistry Oral Surgery & Medicine)
Online ISSN: 1708-8240
Editorial Office Contact Information
Dr. Harald Heymann – Editor in Chief
Department of Operative Dentistry
University of North Carolina
CB#7450, 302 Brauer Hall
Chapel Hill, NC, USA 27599-7450
Betty Cates – Editorial Assistant
Phone: (919) 843-9744
Fax: (919) 966-5660
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The title page must include all authors' full names, academic degrees, and institutional affiliations and locations. If the manuscript was originally presented as part of a meeting, please state the name, date, and location of the meeting. Sources of support in the form of grants, equipment, products, drugs, or all of these must be disclosed. A corresponding author must be designated and full details of the correspondent's address provided: name, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address. Unless specified otherwise, the corresponding author's address also will be used for reprint requests.
A structured abstract of no more than 250 words must be provided for all research and clinical articles. It should consist of (1) a statement of the problem, (2) the purpose of the study, (3) methods/materials, (4) results, and (5) conclusions. Footnotes, references, and abbreviations are not used in the abstract. Product trade names cited in the text must be accompanied by a generic term, and followed by the manufacturer, city, and state/country in parentheses. References in the text and figure legends to teeth illustrated in a figure should be identified by name (eg, upper right central incisor). The manuscripts submitted to the Journal must be written in appropriate English. It is the author's responsibility to ensure this by either having sufficient English language skills or by obtaining the services of an English-as-second-language expert. Articles in the Journal can be classified as either clinical papers or research reports:
Clinical papers include case presentations, technique reports, or literature reviews (overview) of a clinical topic.
The research report (1) states the problem and the objective of the research; (2) describes clearly the materials and methods so they can be duplicated and their validity judged; (3) reports the results accurately and concisely; (4) provides discussion of the findings; (5) offers the conclusions that may be drawn from the research; and (6) provides, under a separate heading, a statement of the research's clinical implications and relevance to esthetic dentistry.
References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text, and listed at the end of the text in numeric, not alphabetic, order. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript. References cited only in tables or figure legends should be numbered subsequent to the numbering of references cited in the text. Unpublished sources, such as manuscripts in preparation and personal communications, are not acceptable as references. Only sources cited in the text should appear in the reference list. List all authors when four or fewer; when more than four, list the first three and add "et al."
In a few sentences, please indicate the clinical importance and implications of the research or clinical technique discussed, and if applicable, its relevance to esthetic dentistry.
Donnelly PV, Miller C, Ciardullo T, et al. Occlusion and its role in esthetics. J Esthet Dent 1996;8:111-8.
Hickey JC, Zarb GA. Boucher's prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients. 9th ed. St. Louis (MO): CV Mosby; 1985.
Type or print out each table with double spacing on a separate page. Ensure that each table is cited in the text, number tables consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text, and provide a brief title for each. Give each column a brief, descriptive heading. No table should contain data that could be included in the text in several sentences.
Images must be submitted electronically according to the following specifications:
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Figure reproduction cannot improve on the quality of the originals. It does not correct the exposure, sharpen the focus, or improve the contrast of the original print. Any special instructions about sizing, placement, or color should be clearly noted. Electronic submissions are not returned to the authors. Figure legends must be numbered to correspond with the figures and typed or printed on a separate page. Symbols, arrows, or letters used to identify parts of the illustration must be explained clearly in the legend. If a figure has been previously published, the legend must acknowledge the original source.
Written permission must be obtained for material that has been published in copyrighted material; this includes tables, figures, and quoted text that exceeds 150 words.
Photographs of People
The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry follows current HIPAA guidelines for the protection of patient/subject privacy. If an individual pictured in a digital image or photograph can be identified, his or her permission is required to publish the image. The corresponding author may submit a letter signed by the patient authorizing the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry to publish the image/photo. Or, a form provided by the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry (available by clicking the "Instructions and Forms" link in Manuscript Central) may be downloaded for your use. This approval must be received by the Editorial Office prior to final acceptance of the manuscript for publication. Otherwise, the image/photo must be altered such that the individual cannot be identified (black bars over eyes, etc).
Manipulation of Digital Photos
Authors should be aware that the Journal considers digital images to be data. Hence, digital images submitted should contain the same data as the original image captured. Any manipulation using graphical software should be identified in either the Disclosure and Acknowledgements section or the caption of the photo itself. Identification of manipulation should include both the name of the software and the techniques used to enhance or change the graphic in any way. Such a disclaimer ensures that the methods are repeatable and ensures the scientific integrity of the work.
No specific feature within an image may be enhanced, obscured, moved, removed, or introduced. The grouping of images from different SEMS, different teeth, or the mouths of different patients must be made explicit by the arrangement of the figure (i.e., by using dividing lines) and in the text of the figure legend. Adjustments of brightness, contrast, or color balance are acceptable if they are applied to the whole image and as long as they do not obscure, eliminate, or misrepresent any information present in the original, including backgrounds.
The removal of artifacts or any non-integral data held in the image is not allowed. For instance, removal of papillae or "cleaning up" of saliva bubbles is not allowed.
Cases of deliberate misrepresentation of data will result in rejection of a manuscript, or if the misrepresentation is discovered after a manuscript's acceptance, revocation of acceptance, and the incident will be reported to the corresponding author's home institution or funding agency.
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