Editorial Policies



Indonesian Journal of Dental Medicine accepts original manuscripts in the many fields of dentistry, including research reports and literature reviews. The spread of fields include:

  • Oral epidemiology
  • Oral health services research
  • Preventive dentistry
  • Oral health education and promotion
  • Clinical research
  • Behavioural sciences related to dentistry
  • Ethics and oral health economics
  • Healthcare management
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontic dentistry
  • Oral & maxillofacial surgery
  • Oral biology
  • Forensic dentistry
  • Prosthodontic dentistry
  • Dental radiology
  • and many more 



Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed



All received manuscripts will be peer reviewed with the double-blind policy by at least one reviewer. The final decision of manuscripts will be made by editor in chief according to reviewers' comments in a forum of the editorial board meeting. Scanning of plagiarism on the manuscripts will be conducted by using Turnitin software.



This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the CLOCKSS systems to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.



Indonesian Journal of Dental Medicine is an open access journal which is concerned with dental health and other related subjects. This journal is also a peer reviewed dental health journal that includes a wide range of topics in this field and creates a platform for the authors to make their contribution towards the journal.







1. Reporting Standard:

The authors of the research should present an accurate report of the work carried out as well as an objective discussion of its significance. The paper should represent an accurate data and contain sufficient references to allow others to copy the work. False or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable behavior.

2. Originality and Plagiarism: 

The authors should ensure that they have written the original reports. If the author used the others’ words, it has to be cited properly.

3. Multiple or Redundant Publication: 

An author should not publish manuscripts to more than one journal. It is unethical and is unacceptable.

4. Source Acknowledgement:

Citing the others’ publications should be accompanied by a proper acknowledgment.

5. Paper Authorship: 

Authorship belongs to those who have made a significant contribution to the design and implementation of the research, and they must be recognized as co-authors. While others who have participated in a certain part of the research should be recognized as contributors. Prior to the submission of publication, the final version of the paper must be approved and agreed upon by all co-authors. All the authors’ names written in the manuscript must enclose all the authors’ permission. The manuscripts also must be conducted by ethical permission.

6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: 

All sources of financial support for the research project must be disclosed by all authors.

7. Errors in Published Paper: 

When an author recognizes inaccuracy or error in his published work, they should notify the journal editor and publisher to correct or retract the paper.

8. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects: 

All the hazards from chemicals and procedures of the research must be identified in the manuscript.



1. Equity

In evaluating the manuscript, an editor must be fair.

2. Confidentiality: 

The editor must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, editorial advisers, and publisher.

3. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: 

Unpublished materials in a submitted manuscript must not be used by the editor for his own research without the approval of the author.

4. Publication Decisions: 

The editorial board journal is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published.  In making the decision, the editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and legal requirements regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.

5. Manuscripts Review: 

Each manuscript must be evaluated by the editor for its originality. The editor should organize and use peer review fairly and wisely. The editor should use peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication fairly by selecting people with appropriate expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.



1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions:

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and may also assist the author in improving the paper.

2. Objectivity Standards: 

Reviews should be conducted objectively and expressed clearly with supporting arguments.

3. Confidentiality: 

All the manuscripts received must be handled confidentially and must not be shown to others except permitted by the editor.

4. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: 

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships with the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

5. Source Acknowledgement:

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement or argument that had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. Also, any essential similarity or overlap between the manuscript and other published papers should be considered.



The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal of Yuridika is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.Universitas Airlangga as publisher of Yuridika takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical behavior and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.



This journal did not charge the following author fees on acceptance

Case report, Editorial, Letter To Editor, Original Article, Review Article, Short Communication:

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)

Authors are NOT required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: FREE


Scanning of plagiarism on the manuscripts will be conducted by using Turnitin software. Plagiarism checker with the maximum under 20%.