journal description

Odovtos – International Journal of Dental Sciences  (Odovtos-Int J Dent Sc) is the official scientific publication of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Costa Rica.  The main objective of this peer-reviewed journal is to disseminate original and transcendental knowledge in the field of dentistry and its specialties.

  Odovtos-Int J Dent Sc primary readership consists of dentists, dental educators, academics, dental students, researchers, health professionals and general public interested in expanding their knowledge in the area.

  Our journal consider unpublished and original manuscripts with a prominent focus on critical and innovative data, promoting major clinical, academic and scientific research, based on International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations. Odovtos - Int J Dent Sc offers Online-First publication, allowing frequent dissemination of its content. 




Odovtos – International Journal of Dental Sciences compromises to disseminate their contents worldwide, through collaborations with several Dental Schools, online databases, index and repositories, website, social media, among others. All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed based solely on the criteria of quality, innovation and pertinence. The pre-publication process is brief due to online submission. Moreover, Odovtos-Int. J. Dent. Sc. is an Online-First Journal, which allows frequent publication in Internet according to Open Access Initiative, favoring the diffusion of its content.

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latest articles

Trans-Endodontic Zirconium Oxide Implants: A Clinical Alternative

Aguilera-Galaviz DDS, MSc, PhD L., Larios-Cervantes DDS A., Flores-Reyes DDS, MSc, PhD H., Baltazar DDS, MSc, PhD V., Gaitan-Fonseca DDS, MSc, PhD C.

Behavior of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Obtained From Dental Tissues: A Review of the Literature

Ortiz-Magdaleno DDS, MSc, PhD M., Romo-Tobías DDS A., Romo-Ramírez DDS, MSc F., Escobar DDS, MSc, PhD D., Flores-Reyes DDS, MSc, PhD H., Pozos-Guillén DDS, MSc, PhD A.

Effect of Ions Released and pH of Two Glass Ionomer Cements in Human Gingival Fibroblasts

Vega-Jiménez DDS, MSc, PhD A., Rodríguez-Hernández DDS, MSc, PhD A., Piña-Barba PhD M., Ambrosio-Hernández PhD J.

Pharmacological Synergism: A Multimodal Analgesia Approach to Treat Dental Pain

Chavarría-Bolaños MSc, PhD D., Esparza-Villalpando MSc V., Pozos-Guillén MSc, PhD A.

Matrix Metalloproteinase 2: A Possible Role inTooth Development and Eruption

G. Sandoval DDS, MSc N., S. C. Lima DDS, MSc N., G. Bautz DDS, PhD W., N. Gama-de-Souza DDS, PhD L., L. A. Coburn DDS, PhD K.

A Protocol to Perform Systemic Lipopolysacharide (LPS) Challenge in Rats

Ramírez DDS, MSc, PhD K., Quesada-Yamasaki MLS D., Fornaguera-Trías PhD J.

Physicochemical and Tissue Response of PLA Nanofiber Scaffolds Sterilized by Different Techniques

Mendieta-Barrañon DDS I., Chanes-Cuevas DDS, MSc O., Álvarez-Pérez PhD M., González-Alva DDS, PhD P., Medina PhD L., Aguilar-Franco MSc M., Serrano-Bello DDS, MSc, PhD J.

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