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Welcome to BDJ Open

BDJ Open is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal publishing primary research from all oral health and dental disciplines across the globe.


  • As BDJ Open is ESCI-indexed, it will receive its first Journal Impact Factor in June 2023. BDJ Open is also indexed in other databases including PMC, SCOPUS, and Google Scholar.

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    This collection brings together the very best of BDJ Open – a selection of the most accessed, cited, and shared articles published in 2021 and 2022. They reveal the quality and international nature of the journal, showcasing the breadth of scope and global coverage that the journal consistently delivers.

  • Tooth in a globe

    This collection outlines prevalence, risk factors and the oral health-related quality of life of a number of oral health conditions globally. Included studies relate to caries, periodontitis, tooth loss, tooth wear, dental trauma and MIH, which aim to correlate oral health disorders with other health conditions.

    Open for submissions


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Tooth Wear

A selection of articles from across the BDJ Portfolio exploring the extensive topic of tooth wear, including its causes, diagnosis, prevention and management. This Collection also features the recent BDJ Themed Issue on the topic.