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International Dental Journal

  • ISSN: 0020-6539

Editor-In-Chief: Samaranayake

Next planned ship date: September 20, 2024

Official Journal of FDI World Dental Federation The International Dental Journal features peer-reviewed, scientific articles relevant to international oral health issues,… Read more

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Official Journal of FDI World Dental Federation

The International Dental Journal features peer-reviewed, scientific articles relevant to international oral health issues, as well as informative articles aimed at clinicians.

About the International Dental Journal

Celebrating more than 70 years of continuous publication, the International Dental Journal (IDJ) is the official scientific journal of FDI World Dental Federation (FDI). IDJ has seen a steady increase in article downloads and Impact Factor score, attaining a 2022 Impact Factor of 3.3. Published every two months, IDJ features peer-reviewed articles relevant to oral health issues worldwide. These focus on international public health, practice-related research, inter-professional education and practice, and science and technology in dentistry. IDJ is an important vehicle to promote the FDI's global mission to be the global voice of the dental profession and to improve the oral health of people worldwide.

Since January 2021, IDJ is an open access journal with no subscription charges. Gold open access means that authors who publish in IDJ can make their work immediately, permanently, and freely accessible to researchers worldwide.

Society Information

FDI World Dental Federation was founded in 1900 as Fédération Dentaire Internationale in Paris, France and is one of the world's oldest existing health profession organisations. More than 100 years since its founding, FDI World Dental Federation serves as the principal representative body for more than 1 million dentists worldwide, developing health policy and continuing education programmes, speaking as a unified voice for dentistry in international advocacy, and supporting member associations in oral health promotion activities worldwide.
The FDI World Dental Federation is a federation of approximately 200 national dental associations and specialist groups. The organisation's vision of "leading the world to optimal oral health" acknowledges that oral health is an integral part of general health and well-being.