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Annals and essences of dentistry

Instructions for Authors

  1. Papers submitted to Annals and essences of dentistry ( AED) Journal should be directed to the research and development , devices and new techniques in dentistry or related fields. Manuscripts in the following categories are acceptable; original and review papers, original cases etc.,
    Original papers: Full length papers consisting of complete and detailed descriptions of a research Problem, the experimental approach, the findings and appropriate discussion.
    Review papers: Intending authors should communicate with the editorial board beforehand by E-mail.
  2. Submitted manuscripts should be written in English. They should not be under consideration for publication in any other Journal and must not have been previously published.
  3. Manuscript should be proof-read and have English language errors corrected before submission. The editorial board may return the manuscript due to the poor language usage.
  4. All manuscripts will be sent to reviewers. Authors will be asked to revise the manuscripts according to the reviewer's comments. Acceptance or rejection of the manuscripts will be decided by the editorial board of AED Journal.
  5. Copyright of papers accepted for publication will be property of the ?Dentaquest?. Direct quotations, tables and illustrations in the published paper should be accompanied by written permission for their use from the copyright owners.
  6. The manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, on white paper of A4 size (297 mm x 210 mm) with a word processor. Top, bottom and side margins should be about 25 mm. Numbering of pages should be done at the right bottom margin.
  7. Category of the manuscript, title, full names of the authors, institutions, address, key words (3-4words). Also, phone number, fax number and e-mail address of the corresponding author should be given in the first page.
  8. Manuscripts should include the following items: ABSTRACT (100-150 words), INTRODUCTION , MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS, DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION (if included), ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (if applicable) and REFERENCES
  9. Proprietary names of commercial products should be expressed in parentheses by their brand names, model, company, city and states or country.
  10. The references should be grouped in a section at the end of the text in numerical order as they appear in the text and should take the following form:

For journals

Authors' surname together with their initials, full title of the article, the abbreviated name of the journal (as shown in Index Medicus), year, volume, inclusive page numbers.
  1. sankar GS, shetyy VS. Properties of Australian stainless wire. JDent Res 1997; 56: 1493-1499.
  2. Kono H, Miyamoto M, Ban S. Bioactive apatite coating on titanium using an alternative soaking process. Dent Mater J 2007; 26: 186-193.
  3. Ban S, Tsuruta S. Effect of surface modification using super critical water for metal substrate on the bonding strength of veneering resins. J J Dent Mater 2002; 21: 82-89.

For books

Authors' surname together with their initials: title of the book, publisher, city of publication, year of publication, inclusive page numbers.
  1. Anusavice KJ. Phillips? science of dental materials, 11th ed, Saunders Co, St. Louis, 2003, pp. 655-719.


  1. Figures should be numbered according to their order in the text. Each figure should be drawn separately. Figure captions are to appear on a separate page at the end of the manuscript.
  2. Tables should be numbered according to their order in the text. Each table should be typed on aseparate sheet and should be understandable without referring to the text.
  3. As a unit system, the international system of units (SI), MKS-system and CGS system are acceptable, whereas the yard-pound system is not permitted.
  4. At the author's proof-reading, the insertion or elimination of sentences for revision purposes cannot be permitted; only the correction of errors is allowed.
  5. The author should be an active member of ?Dentaquest?
  6. Instructions for electrical submission

(1) A paper should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief as attached files of an e-mail


(2) The mail for submission should be titled as ?AED-Submission?.

(3) Use the surname and type of document as the file name such as raju-text, raju-table2, raju-fig3, etc.

(4) Each file size should be less than 2MB.

(5) Text file should contain Figure caption after the manuscript. It could contain Table(s) after the figure caption. The files should be sent as Microsoft Office Word 97-2004 (.doc) or editable pdf format

(6) Table(s) should be after the Figure caption in the text file or in an independent file. The files should be sent as Microsoft Office Word 97-2004 (.doc). Table(s) should be indicated astext in the doc. file. TABLES SHOULD BE ABLE TO BE INTERPREPRATED INDEPENDENT OF TEXT.

(7) The figure files should be sent as TIF format saved using LZW, ZIP, or JPEG compression.

(8) Figure numbers and captions should be appeared on a separate page at the end of the manuscript, not be indicated inside of the figure.

(9) The resolution of the photos and figures should be at least 300 dpi (ppi). Figure sizes should be 85 mm for single column and 175 mm for double column in horizontal width for the final printing. The extra white space around the actual figure should be erased.

(10) All the figures appear in gray-scale in the printed version and coloured in the electric version of the Journal. There will be no charges of color in the electric version to the authors. There will be the additional charges of color printing to the authors in print version.

(11) The mail for question to the editorial office should be titled as ?AED-Inquiry?. Although the reviewing process will be initiated when the office receives the manuscript, hard copies of the manuscript may be required based on the decision by the Editor-in-Chief. In such case, manuscript (one original and two copies) should also be sent to the following address.


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