Journal Information

BDJ Open is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online journal publishing dental and oral health primary research from all disciplines. The journal is owned by the British Dental Association, and published in partnership with Springer Nature. We publish technically sound, scientifically valid primary research from across dental and oral health research.

The Journal's Editor-in-Chief is Dr Stephen Hancocks OBE.

The ISSN (online) for BDJ Open is 2056-807X.

Average decision times for 2019:

  • Submission to first decision: 29 days
  • Submission to acceptance: 82 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 91 days

The 2020 journal citation metrics for BDJ Open are as follows:

Journal Citation Indicator*: 0.55

SNIP: 0.739
SJR: 0.267

*2020 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)