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Introductory article which includes the institutional and collective opinion of the Journal, reflecting the main topics to be discussed today.
An unpublished paper resulting from a research project that makes contributions to scientific knowledge. Original articles should have no more than 3,500 words plus abstract (in English and Spanish), figures and references. Up to 6 tables and/or figures are allowed, and a maximum of 35 bibliographic references are recommended, provided that 75% of them have been published in the last 10 years. It includes a structured abstract of 250 words. The main text of the manuscript should be organized in the following sections: Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions
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A paper resulting from a bibliometric study of systematic descriptive reviews or those using methodological approaches such as meta-analysis or meta-synthesis. They should have 4,500 words maximum and should contain up to 6 tables or figures and a maximum of 100 bibliographic references. They include a structured abstract of 250 words. The main text of the manuscript should contain the following sections: Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions.
It is a "state of the art" of a specific topic. It should include an abstract and introduction, as well as additional sections that make the reading more clear, complete and agile. It should be based on at least 50 bibliographical references. It should have 3,500 words maximum and no more than 100 bibliographical references are recommended. It includes an unstructured abstract of 200 words.
This is the presentation of a case, with emphasis on one aspect or peculiarity of it. It must include a literature review. It should have no more than 3,500 words, and a maximum of 35 bibliographical references is recommended, provided that 75% of them have been published in the last 10 years. It includes an unstructured abstract of 200 words.
A philosophical or scientific writing where the author presents and defends his/her opinion on a specific topic. It should have no more than 3,500 words, and a maximum of 100 bibliographic references is recommended, provided that 75% of them have been published in the last 10 years. Ii includes an unstructured abstract of 200 words.
NOTES ON RESEARCH AND DENTAL EDUCATION:
It is an unpublished text presenting contributions on new conceptual or methodological tools in the field, that can be of interest to researchers and scholars in the field of dentistry. It is no more than 2,500 words in length, and a maximum of 35 bibliographical references is recommended, provided that 75% have been published in the last 10 years. It includes an unstructured abstract of 200 words.
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This section accepts scientific or academic contributions of interest on various aspects in the different fields of dentistry. Letters to the editor should have a maximum of 500 words, 5 current bibliographic references, and 2 tables and/or figures.
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