About the Journal
The Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (JISPPD) (ISSN 0970-4388) is the official publication of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD). The team is committed to foster scholarly, pragmatic, and contemporaneous clinical and research work in the field of pediatric dentistry. The journal aims to provide a comprehensive and unswerving source of information on current clinical and research developments in the subject with a global perspective.
Scope of the Journal
The journal will cover research-oriented and clinical studies related to diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy including ethical and social issues in pediatric dentistry. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference. The journal publishes original articles, case reports and reviews pertaining to pediatric and preventive dentistry on a Quarterly basis.
About the Association
The Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) is a national society specifically concerned with the oral health of children in India. It aims to improve oral health in children and encourage the highest standards of clinical care. ISPPD has over 1500 life members from University, Pediatric Dental Departments, Pediatric Dental Practice and General Dental Practice. ISPPD has been formed on the firm belief that "Every child has a fundamental right to his total oral health". The Society has an obligation to fulfill this faith.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MedInd, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS
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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
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Ahead of Print policy
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