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Editorial Board

Editor

Jennifer Harman, BioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor

Esther Fagelson, BioMed Central, UK

Senior Editorial Board Members:

Morenike Folayan, Obafemi Awololo University, Nigeria

Alpdogan Kantarci, Forsyth Institute, USA

Rodrigo Marino, University of Melbourne, Australia

Mariana Braga, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Sigrun Eick, University of Bern, Switzerland

Maha El-Tantawi, Alexandria University, Egypt

Associate Editors
Clinical oral healthcare research

Elham S Abu Alhaija, Qatar University, Qatar
Aliye Akcali, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Ahed Al-Wahadni, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Mehmet Ali Altay, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Ziad Al-Dwairi, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Thikriat Al-Jewair, University of Buffalo, USA
Mario Alovisi, University of Turin, Italy
Anura Ariyawardana, James Cook University, Australia
Amber Ather, University of Texas Health San Antonio, USA
Paolo Boffano, Sant'Andrea Hospital of Vercelli, Italy
Michael Bornstein, University of Berrn, Switzerland 
Andreas Braun, University Dental Clinic Marburg, Germany
Kitty Chen, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Vanessa Chrepa, University of Washington, USA
Maria Giulia Cristofaro, Universiti of Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Chris Deery, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
James Deschner, University of Bonn, Germany
Márcio Diniz, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Nikolaos Donos, Queen Mary University of London, UK 
Joerg Eberhard, The University of Sydney, Australia
Sigrun Eick, University of Bern, Switzerland
Dan Ericson, Malmö University, Sweden
Olawunmi Fatusi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife., Nigeria
Eduardo Maximiliano Fernández Godoy, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Deepak Gupta, M.M. College of Dental Sciences and Research, India
Shahnavaz Khijmatgar, University of Milan, Italy
Rohit Kunnath Menon, International Medical University, Malaysia
Piotr Fudalej, University of Bern, Switzerland
Cristina Grippaudo, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Reinhard Gruber, University of Bern, Switzerland
Esam Halboub, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
Lydie Hollá, Masaryk University and St Anne´s University Hospital, Czech Republic
Gaetano Isola, University of Catania, Italy
Junad Khan, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, USA
Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
Christian Kirschneck, Department of Orthodontics, University of Regensburg, Germany
Omar Kujan, University of Western Australia, Australia 
Abhishek Kumar, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Dorina Lauritano, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
Claudio Leles, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
Vanessa Machado, Egas Moniz - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior, CRL, Portugal
Giovanni Matarese, University of Messina, Italy
Haizal Mohd Hussaini, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, New Zealand
Cacio Moura-Netto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Spyridon Papageorgiou, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Ajinkya Pawar, Nair Hospital Dental College, India
Massimo Petruzzi, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Torsten W. Remmerbach, Leipzig University Hospital - Dental School - Section Oral Medicine, Germany
Gargi Sarode, Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, India
Mukund Seshadri, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
Karthik Shunmugavelu, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, India
Gowri Sivaramakrishnan, Ministry of Health, Bahrain
Andreas Stavropoulos, Malmö University, Sweden
Anil Sukumaran, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar University, Qatar
Nessrin Taha, Jordan university of science and technology, Jordan
Giuseppe Troiano, University of Foggia, Italy
Eugenio Velasco-ortega, University of Seville, Spain
Thilla Sekar Vinothkumar, College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
Peter Windisch, Semmelweis University, Hungary
Carlos Zaror, Universidad de la Frontera, Chile

Delivery, management and promotion of oral health and dental care
Sadeq Ali Al-Maweri, Al-Farabi Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing, Saudi Arabia
Jason Armfield, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Amit Arora, Western Sydney University, Australia 
Katrin Bekes, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Vinodh Bhoopathi, Temple University, USA
Rafael Aiello Bomfim, Federal University Of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Jonathan Broadbent, University of Otago, New Zealand
Mario Brondani, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Justin Durham, Newcastle University, UK
Aghareed Ghanim, University of Melbourne, Australia
Michaela Goodwin, University of Manchester, UK 
Mallineni Sreekanth Kumar, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia
Narendar Manohar, Western Sydney University, Australia
Amy Martin, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Tuti Mohd-Dom, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Solomon Nwhator, Faculty of Dentistry ,Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Didem Ozdemir-Ozenen, Yeditepe University, Turkey
Elizabeth Oziegbe, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Wil van der Sanden, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
Pedram Sendi, University of Basel, Switzerland
Shenuka Singh, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Leanne Teoh, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Tamanna Tiwari, University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine, USA
Karen Vinall-Collier, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Jorma Virtanen, University of Bergen, Norway
Noel Woods, University College Cork, Ireland

Dental techniques; tools, materials and surgical research
Praveen Arany, University at Buffalo, USA
Hakan Arslan, Ataturk University, Turkey
Vasudev Ballal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India 
Ali Borzabadi-Farahani, University of Warwick, UK
Gavriel Chaushu, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Chun-Hung Chu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
Marco Cicciù, University of Messina, Italy
Barbara Cvikl, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Kunaal Dhingra, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Francesca Diomede, Università “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Waruna Dissanayaka, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
Shaymaa Elsaka, Mansoura University, Egypt
Kürşat Er, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Masako Fujioka-Kobayashi, University of Bern, Switzerland
Ricardo Gariba Silva, Faculdade de Odontologia de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo - FORP/USP, Brazil
Maria Giovanna Gandolfi, University of Bologna, Italy
Giulio Gavini, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thaís Gimenez, University Ibirapuera, Brazil
Elizabeta Gjorgievska, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia
Yongchun Gu, The Ninth People's Hospital of Suzhou, Soochow Universiy, China
Pelin Guneri, Ege University School of Dentistry, Turkey
Sebastian Hahnel, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig , Germany
Catherine Hong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Andrei Ionescu, Microbiology Institute, Italy 
Petros Koidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Santhosh Kumar, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
Cristina Kurachi, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Tathiane Lenzi, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Alessandro Loguercio, State University of Ponta Grossa, Brazil
Ricardo Machado, Clinical Practice Limited to Endodontics, Navegantes, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Carlos Miguel Marto, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Kaan Orhan, Ankara University, Turkey
Adriana Ortega, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Yifat Manor, Tel Aviv University Sakler School of Medicine, Israel
Claudio Mendes Pannuti, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Tatiana Pereira-Cenci, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Daniela Raggio, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Peter Rechmann, University of California, USA
Luiz Renato Paranhos, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Alison A.M Rich, University of Otago, New Zealand
Jonas Rodrigues, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Philipp Sahrmann, University of Zurich, Switzerland 
Hans Prakash Sathasivam, Institute for Medical Research, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Oliver Schierz, Medical Faculty University of Leipzig, Germany
Yoshinori Shirakata, Department of Periodontology Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan
Claudio Stacchi, University of Trieste, Italy
Dimitris N Tatakis, Ohio State University, USA
Tamara Tedesco, University Ibirapuera, Brazil
Luca Testarelli, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Safa Tuncer, Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, Turkey
Shuping Zhao, Shenzhen University, China

Digital Dentistry
Hermann Agis, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
S. Kutalmış Buyuk, Ordu University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Turkey
Michele Cassetta, "Sapienza", University of Rome, Italy
Lucia Cevidanes, University of Michigan, USA
Prabhat Kumar Chaudhari, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Corina Marilena Cristache, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine ad Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
Thomas Fortin, University of Lyon, France
Scott D Ganz, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, USA
Arndt Guentsch, Marquette University School of Dentistry, USA
Manuel Lagravere, University of Alberta, Canada
Antonino Lo Giudice, University of Catania, Department of Orthodontics, Italy
Giuseppe Luongo, University of Naples, Italy
Eitan Mijiritsky, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Rasa Mladenovic, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
David Anssari Moin, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Vahid Rakhshan, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Tehran, Iran
Jamil A Shibli, University of Guarulhos, Brazil
Jose Eduardo Mate-Sanchez de Val, UCAM University, Spain
Tolga Tözüm, Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Ilser Turkyilmaz, New York University College of Dentistry, USA
 
Epidemiology of oral health
Shashidhar Acharya, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Jun Aida, Tokyo University, Japan
Ola Al-Batayneh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Mohammad Hosein Amirzade-Iranaq, Universal Network of Interdisciplinary Research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (UNIROMS), Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), Tehran, Iran, Iran
Thiago Ardenghi, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
Shaik Mohammed Asif, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Guglielmo Campus, Department of Restorative, Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Bern, Switzerland
Patrícia Corrêa-Faria, Faculdade Sul-Americana, Brazil
Duangporn Duangthip, The University of Hong Kong, China
Temitope Ayodeji Esan, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Maha El Tantawi, Alexandria University, Egypt
Fernanda Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Raquel Ferreira, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sherry Gao, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Fiona Gilchrist, University of Sheffield, UK
Rebecca Harris, University of Liverpool, UK
Dorte Haubek, Aarhus University, Denmark
Juliana Hilgert, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Moritz Kebschull, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Roger Keller Celeste, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Arthur Kemoli, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Mohammad Khami, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Georgios Kotsakis, University of Washington, USA
Nandita Kshetrimayum, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Manipur, India
Ilze Maldupa, Riga Stradiņš University, Latvia
Carlo Eduardo Medina-Solis, Autonomous University of Hidalgo State and Autonomous University of Mexico State, Mexico
Vanessa Muirhead, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Yoshiaki Nomura, University School of Dental Medicine, Japan
Fernanda Ortiz, UFSM, Brazil
Saul Martins Paiva, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Karen Peres, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Bharathi Purohit, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Ksenija Rener-Sitar, The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Charles Rwenyonyi, Makerere University, Uganda
Wael Sabbah, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
John Shaffer, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Ahmad Sofi-Mahmudi, Cochrane Iran Associate Centre, National Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD), Tehran, Iran

Oral microbiology
Oleh Andrukhov, University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Nagihan Bostanci, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Aditi Chopra, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Mario Dioguardi, University of Foggia, Department of Clinical Experimental Medicine, Italy
Divya Gopinath, International medical University, Malaysia
Marlise Klein, University of Rochester, USA
Yuqing Li, Sichuan University, China
Peter Loomer, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ryota Nomura, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan
Takahiko Oho, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan
Atsushi Saito, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
Chaminda Jayampath Seneviratne, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sabeel P Valappil, University of Liverpool, UK

Editorial Advisors
Pentti Alanen, University of Turku, Finland
Paul Allison, McGill University, Canada
Paul Batchelor, University College London, UK
Douglas K Benn, University of Florida, USA
William D Browning, Medical College of Georgia, USA
Vijay Chava, Narayana Dental College & Hospital, India
Jan Ekstrand, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Jocelyne Feine, McGill University, USA
Ole Fejerskov, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Ruth R Freeman, Queen's University, UK
Hannu Hausen, University of Oulu, Finland
Valeria Marinho, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Philip D Marsh, Health Protection Agency, UK
Walter Mautsch, University of Aachen, Germany
Mohammad Motamedi, Baqiyatallah University, Iran
Paulo Nadanovsky, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil

Ian Needleman, University College London, UK
Caroline Pankhurst, King's College London, UK
Derek Richards, Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, NHS, UK
R Gary Rozier, University of North Carolina, USA
Flemming Scheutz, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Liisa Seppä, University of Oulu, Finland
Harold Sgan-Cohen, Hebrew University-Hadassah, Israel
Bill C Shaw, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, UK
Paul Speight, The School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK
Elizabeth Treasure, Cardiff University, UK
Michael H Walter, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Germany
Helen V Worthington, University of Manchester, UK
Joanna Zakrzewska, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust and UCL, UK

Statistical Advisors
Giovanni Veronesi, Università degli studi dell'Insubria, Italy
Sergio Uribe
, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    66 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    49 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    177 days from submission to acceptance
    15 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.757 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.164 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.604 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.868 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    1,336,028 downloads
    616 Altmetric mentions

    Transparency and Openness
    TOP Factor score - 9