The Scientific and practical journal BULLETIN OF STOMATOLOGY AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY /JBSMFS/is is a multidisciplinary, Peer-Reviewed online 4 Issues Open Access medical journal. ISSN 1829-006X
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is included in the register of scientific periodicals of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Armenia and indexed in international databases: Scopus, Google Scholar, CrossRef, CiteFactor, Scilit (Scentific Literature), Academic Resource Index (ResearchBib), ResearchGate, DOI.
The journal publishes original scientific articles and invited reviews which provide up-to-date results of basic and clinical studies in dentistry and dental research, oral and maxillofacial science and medicine. Scientific and practical journal BULLETIN OF STOMATOLOGY AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY /JBSMFS / aims to advance the scientific and technical developments within clinical dentistry, endodontics, prosthetics and restorative dentistry, operative dentistry, implantology, periodontology, oral pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery and related subjects.
The journal addresses itself to clinicians, researchers, teachers and students studying pathologies and diseases in oral & maxillofacial areas. The range of topics covered in the journal will include new scientific developments in oral & maxillofacial areas, and will also expand to include related specialties such as ENT diseases, eye diseases, dermatological diseases in the head and neck, oncology, plastic and aesthetic surgery of the face. A primary focus of the journal is publication of evidenced based articles evaluating techniques and multicenter studies, evaluating new treatments methods. JBSMFS makes it easier for experts, researchers, clinicians, in the sector to share their clinical reports with their peers, clinical aspects types of the treatment for early detection and diagnosis.
The purpose of all information is to be useful to the wide audience as possible, and the JBSMFS will allow anyone to access these articles. All issues of the journal is available online and can be found on the website https://stomatology-mfsjournal.com
All the articles submitted to JBSMFS subject to rigorous double-blind peer review process under the guidance of an international editorial board consisting of a distinguished team of Stomatology and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery researchers and reviewers. Our Editorial Board includes authoritarian scholars, professors from famous universities around the world, practical doctors and association presidents of different countries. Our editors evaluate submitted manuscripts, and those that warrant further consideration are sent out for in-depth review. JBSMFS welcomes authors to submit original papers relating to fundamental research, clinical studies relating to new technology or treatment, clinical case series and practical applications of methods and new materials, and original reviews. We also welcome the submission of materials from scientific international conferences and congresses.
Founder: Limited Liability Company “Akra”
Sincerely, Prof. Gagik Hakobyan, Editor-in-Chief of the journal BULLETIN OF STOMATOLOGY AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY /JBSMFS/
JBSMFS Author Guide has been updated. Please review these updates to ensure that your manuscript complies with the new requirements.
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
JBSMFS operates a single anonymized review process.
All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Papers deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. The Editor’s decision is final. Editors are not involved in decisions about papers which they have written themselves or have been written by family members or colleagues or which relate to products or services in which the editor has an interest. Any such submission is subject to all of the journal’s usual procedures, with peer review handled independently of the relevant editor and their research groups.
Manuscript Submission and Review Process
Authors are requested to submit their original manuscript and figures via the online submission.
– Original Research Reports
– Review articles
– Short communication
The Editor will review all submissions, and those deemed to meet journal criteria for scope, originality, and potential impact will undergo peer review.
Those that do not meet these criteria will be returned to the authors. JBSMFS uses a highly selective peer review process. Peer review is designed to assess the validity, quality and originality of articles for publication. Reviewers play an essential role in validating the research submitted and providing constructive feedback to the editors and authors.
JBSMFS uses a double-blind review process in which neither authors nor the reviewers know the identity of the other. All contributions will be initially assessed by the Editor for suitability for JBSMFS. Manuscripts deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of 2 independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the manuscript. In the case of a first decision of “revisions necessary”, authors should respond to the reviewers’ comments systematically, point by point, and in a timely manner, revising and re-submitting their manuscript to the journal by the deadline given.
Editors will treat all manuscripts submitted to journal in confidence and adheres to COPE’s Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers. Reviewers are therefore required to respect the confidentiality of the peer review process and not reveal any details of a manuscript or its review, during or after the peer-review process, beyond the information released by the journal.The names of authors, reviewers, and collaborators along with the names of their organizations and institutional affiliations,which the anonymity of the peer review selection shall be maintained when transmitting this information.
The decision to publish a paper will always be measured in accordance to its importance to researchers, practitioners, and potential readers. Editors should make unbiased decisions independent from commercial considerations. The editor’s decisions and actions are constrained by ethical and legal requirements such as its own PEMS and the Code de la propriété intellectuelle governing copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors who make final decisions about manuscripts should withdraw from editorial decisions if they have conflicts of interest or relationships that pose potential problems concerning articles under consideration.
The responsibility of the final decision regarding publication will be attributed to an editor who does not have any conflicts of interest.
Once the reviewers have completed their critiques, the Editor examines their comments and makes a decision about the manuscript’s disposition:
JBSMFS use plagiarism
detection software CrossCheck’s
https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/ to screen the submissions. All the submitted manuscripts for publication are checked for plagiarism after submission and before starting review. If plagiarism is identified, the (COPE) guidelines on plagiarism will be followed. If plagiarism is detected by the editorial board member, reviewer, editor etc., in any stage of article process- before or after acceptance, during editing or at a page proof stage we will alert the same to the author(s) and will ask them to rewrite the content or to cite the references from where the content has been taken. If more than 25% of the paper is plagiarized- the article may be rejected and the same is notified to the author.If plagiarism is identified, the COPE guidelines on plagiarism will be followed.
Appeals and Complaints
Even in cases where editors did not invite re-submission, some authors ask the editors to reconsider a rejection decision. These are considered appeals, which, by policy, must take second place to the normal workload. Although we strive to provide a decision on an appeal within 14 days, on some occasions it may take several weeks.
Decisions are reversed on appeal only if the editors are convinced that the original decision was made in error or critical new information or data has been added. If the manuscript was previously reviewed the editor may also discuss the appeal with one or more of the referees or even obtain advice from an additional referee. If the manuscript was not reviewed the editor may solicit informal opinions from one or more external experts.
Decisions are reversed on appeal only if the editors are convinced that the original decision was made in error or critical new information or data has been added. If the manuscript was previously reviewed the editor may also discuss the appeal with one or more of the referees or even obtain advice from an additional referee.
If the manuscript was not reviewed the editor may solicit informal opinions from one or more external experts. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. The Editor’s decision is final. Reviewers keep their critiques strictly confidential. Because the reviewers volunteer their time, reviews may take 3 to 4 weeks to complete.
Once the manuscript has been accepted for publication, the Corresponding Author gets the copyright. This license allows articles to be freely downloaded from the JBSMFS website, and also allows articles and data to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited.
PROCESS FOR INDENTIFICATION OF
AND DEALING WITH ALLEGATIONS OF RESEARCH MISCONDUCT
Publishers and editors take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In the event that a journal’s editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct relating to a published article in their journal, the editor follow COPE’s guidelines (or equivalent) in dealing with allegations.
Plagiarism occurs if someone intentionally or knowingly copies others work or someone copies content without providing the appropriate references.All the submitted manuscripts for publication are checked for plagiarism after submission and before starting review.If plagiarism is detected by the editorial board member, reviewer, editor etc., in any stage of article process-before or after acceptance, during editing or at a page proof stage we will alert the same to the author(s) and will ask them to rewrite the content or to cite the references from where the content has been taken. If more than 25% of the paper is plagiarized- the article may be rejected and the same is notified
to the author.
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JBSMFS does not endorse any product or service marked as an advertisement or promoted by a sponsor in JBSMFS publications. Editorial content is not compromised by commercial or financial interests, or by any specific arrangements with advertising clients or sponsors. JBSMFS reserves the right to decline any type of advertising that is damaging to the of or is inappropriate to the content held on the. JBSMFS will not allow any treatment-specific or drug-specific campaign to be targeted to a specific article(s) or on any page where content relates to the product(s) being advertised.