About

Aims and scope

International Journal of Implant Dentistry is an international online-only open access journal publishing high-quality peer-reviewed articles related to the field of implant dentistry.

The journal is dedicated to promoting the exchange and discussion of all research areas relevant to implant dentistry in the form of systematic literature or invited reviews, prospective and retrospective clinical studies, clinical case reports, basic laboratory and animal research, and articles on material research and engineering.

All Manuscripts submitted for publication presenting results from studies on probands or patients must comply with the Declaration of Helsinki according to the author guidelines for original papers.

Why publish your article in International Journal of Implant Dentistry?

High visibility

International Journal of Implant Dentistry's open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. 

Speed of publication

International Journal of Implant Dentistry offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through International Journal of Implant Dentistry and SpringerOpen.

Flexibility

Online publication in International Journal of Implant Dentistry gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles).

Promotion and press coverage

Articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry are included in article alerts and regular email updates. 
In addition, articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry may be promoted by press releases to the general or scientific press. These activities increase the exposure and number of accesses for articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry

Copyright

Authors of articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work (for further details, see the copyright and license agreement).

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Open access

All articles published by International Journal of Implant Dentistry are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.

As authors of articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement.

For those of you who are US government employees or are prevented from being copyright holders for similar reasons, SpringerOpen can accommodate non-standard copyright lines. Please contact us if further information is needed.

Article-processing charges

The publication costs for International Journal of Implant Dentistry are covered by the German Society of Oral Implantology (DGI) and the Japanese Society of Oral Implantology (JSOI), so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

Indexing services

All articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry are included in:

  • PubMed
  • PubMed Central

The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation. You can also access all articles published by SpringerOpen on SpringerLink.

We are working closely with relevant indexing services including Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) to ensure that articles published in International Journal of Implant Dentistry will be available in their databases when appropriate.

Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

All articles submitted to International Journal of Implant Dentistry undergo a strict, single-blind peer review process, conducted by at least two independent experts in the field, with the aim of reaching a first decision based on a minimum of two reviews within 6-8 weeks.

Articles are evaluated for medical and scientific accuracy, clinical relevance, and to ensure the paper is balanced, objective, and methodologically sound. All submissions, reviews and revisions are handled in Editorial Manager.

Editorial policies

All manuscripts submitted to International Journal of Implant Dentistry should adhere to SpringerOpen's editorial policies.

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Citing articles in International Journal of Implant Dentistry

Articles in International Journal of Implant Dentistry  should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.

Article citations follow this format:

Authors: Title. Int J Implant Dent [year], [volume number]:[article number].

e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Int J Implant Dent 2009, 1:115.

refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.

Appeals and complaints

If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.