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GUIDE TO AUTHOR


The manuscripts will be reviewed for possible publication with the understanding that they are being submitted to one journal at a time and have not been published, simultaneously submitted or already accepted for publication elsewhere.

Article(s) should be sent to
Editor,
DENTAL ESSENCE JOURNAL
Ph. No. _9726438604_______,
E-mail: editordentalessence@gmail.com

Submissions

Types of paper

Contributions falling into the following categories will be considered for publication:
- Original Research Reports: maximum length 6 printed pages, including illustrations and tables.
- Review articles: maximum length 10 printed pages, including illustrations and tables.
- Short communication for rapid publication: maximum length 2 printed pages, including illustrations.

All typescripts must be accompanied by a contributors form. This is a letter signed by each author (not just the corresponding author), affirming that the paper has been submitted solely to DENTAL ESSENCE JOURNAL and that it is not concurrently under consideration for publication in another journal. Prospective authors should confirm that the submitted work, including images, are original. Authors are reminded that if included images (e.g. Tables and Figures) have been previously published may require copyright permission.

Duality of Interests

Any commercial or other associations that might create a duality of interests in connection with a submitted manuscript must be disclosed. All sources of external funds supporting the work must be indicated in the title page itself.

Review Process

All manuscripts received will be acknowledged. The Editorial board reviews all submitted manuscripts initially. After the approval of the Editorial Board, manuscripts will be sent to two or more expert reviewers. If accepted, the Editor reserves the right to improve on style, grammar & make corrections in the manuscript accordingly. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author, which has to be returned within seven days.

Preparation of manuscripts

- Manuscript should be e-mailed to us with photographs/illustration in JPG format only.
- Manuscript should be accompanied with author’s declaration (copy right).

The size of manuscript (excluding abstracts, tables, references & figures/ photograph) will be limited to 2500 words for original articles and 1200 words for case reports.

The article, including all tables, should be formatted in the latest version of Microsoft Word. The use of appropriate subheadings throughout the body of the text is required. Legends for figures and tables should appear after the reference list. If an illustration has been taken from published material, the legend must give full credit to the original source. Illustrations must also be submitted electronically as separate files.

Title Page :

should contain concise and informative title, full name of the author(s), academic degrees, positions, and institutional affiliations complete address with telephone number and e-mail of the corresponding author. Listed authors should include only those individuals who have made a significant contribution.

Abstract:

should not be more than 250 words & should be on a separate sheet. should be presented under the following

subheadings:

Objectives, Methods; Results; Conclusions (For Reviews: Objectives; Data; Sources; Study selection; Conclusions). Please repeat the title of the article at the top of the abstract page.3 – 5 Key words should be provided Introduction: should state purpose of study & give brief review of pertinent literature.

Material & Methods

should provide enough information to permit repetition of experimental work, giving how the study was designed, carried out and data was analyzed. Describe statistical analysis methods used with required details. Give actual p-values, define statistical terms, symbols and abbreviations. Results should describe the outcome of study giving relevant data. Tables & illustrations should be prepared on separate sheet with headings or legends. Cite the tables/ figures in the text at appropriate places.

Discussion:

New and possible important findings of the study should be emphasized, as well as any conclusions that can be drawn. The Discussion should compare the present data to existing literature. The implications of the findings and their limitations, including potential for future research should be discussed. New hypotheses and clinical recommendations that are appropriate should be clearly identified.

References:

All references should be verified and cited consecutively in the text (not including tables) by superscript numbers. The reference list should be typed double-spaced on a separate page and numbered in order as the reference citations appear in the text. For journal citations, include surnames and initials of authors, complete title of article, name of journal (abbreviated according to the Cumulated Index Medicus), year of publication, volume, number, and inclusive page numbers. For book citations, surnames and initials of authors, chapter title, editors surnames and initials, book title, edition, publisher, year of publication, and inclusive page numbers. If six or fewer authors, list all; if seven or more list first six and add et al.

Tables:

A concise title should be supplied for each table describing the data. Type all footnotes immediately below the table and define abbreviations. If a table or any data therein have been previously published, a footnote to the table must give full credit to the original source.

Illustrations:

Illustrations should be numbered and provided with suitable legends and should be submitted in JPEG format only. Should have a resolution of 300 dpi (halftone) or 600 to 1200 dpi (line drawings) in relation to the reproduction size. Each illustration must be accompanied by a legend, typed double-spaced on a separate page after reference.

Acknowledgments:

on a separate page Source of funding for research: on a separate page