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Editorial Policies

General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Journal of Dentistry Indonesia, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Journal of Dentistry Indonesia. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Journal of Dentistry Indonesia, please contact the editors.

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Peer Review Process

All manuscript submitted to the JDI is firstly subjected to Editorial Review. Manuscripts that do not meet the focus and scope of the JDI or are not following basic author guidelines of the journal will be rejected without external review. The manuscripts that have passed the editorial review will be sent for formal peer review assessments. Generally double blind two peer reviewers will be assigned for each manuscript, however there is possibility that Journal will assign further reviewers for more specialised advice on statistics or techniques. After receiving reports from the the peer reviewers, the editors will evaluate the recommendations which normally comes as: 1) Accept and publish, with or without editorial revision, 2) Accept with minor revisions, 3) Consider major revisions, 4) Reject. The reviews would cover the originality, conceptual or technical related to the study, and interpretation of the results. The editors will register the decision and inform the authors about the decisions.

When authors are asked to revise the manuscript, then they need to examine sentence structure, the completeness and accuracy of the text, references, tables, and graphic contents of the revised manuscript very carefully. Authors need to answer each of the reviewers comments and submit the revision in a separate file. In the revised manuscript the authors also have to show the changes that have been made, by giving the text with different color.

The Editor-in-Chief will have the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of manuscripts. The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit articles on all aspects of style, format, and clarity. Manuscripts with excessive errors in any aspect, i.e. spelling or punctuation, will be returned to authors for revision before resubmission or may be rejected entirely.

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Confidentiality

Confidentiality of all submitted manuscripts and all communication with authors and reviewers will be kept by all the editors of JDI. The authors are also expected to treat the communication with the journal as confidential. Communication between the journal, reviewers reports and other material related to the manuscript process in the journal are also have to be kept confidential and must not be posted on any website or the publicised without prior permission from the editors. This applies to all manuscript, regardless the publication status (rejected of published).

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Publication Frequency

The JDI is published three times per year (April, August, December).

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Open Access Policy

The JDI provides open access to its content. This principle provides the availability of the published article to the public for free to support a greater global exchange of knowledge in the field of dentistry.

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Conflict of Interest Policy

The authors who submitted their manuscript to the journal have to disclose all sources of financial that are related to the manuscript. Also disclosure of any potential conflicts of interests that may be related to the manuscript. The statement from authors related to this will be written in a heading of “Conflict of Interest” in the article.

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Publication Charges

The JDI is an open access journal. It doe not apply any charges for readers or institutions for accessing the articles. There are also no charge for submission of a manuscript, article processing, publication of manuscripts.

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The exclusive copyrights of all materials published in JDI will be hold by the journal and the respective authors. Therefore, any reproduction of material from the journal should give proper acknowledgement or prior permission to prevent any infringement of the intellectual property law. The author will have to sign the Journal Publishing Agreement (JPA) prior publication of the accepted manuscript.

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Complaints

The JDI will take all questions or complaints in relation to authors inconveniences or disservice about any aspect of their interaction with JDI. The complaints should be sent through the Editor in Chief by email at jdentistry@ui.ac.id. Responses would be based on finding solutions on the problems that have arisen to resolve the matter.

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