Aim & Scope

The Brazilian Journal of Dentistry and Oral Radiology (BJDOR) (ISSN 2965-8837) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and education in the field of dentistry and oral radiology. As a continuous publication journal, we ensure a swift and steady dissemination of research findings, bridging the gap between discovery and application in real-time. Embracing an international perspective, BJDOR welcomes contributions from a diverse global community of scholars, reflecting a multitude of cultures, practices, and innovative approaches in dentistry and oral radiology. In alignment with our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of scholarly excellence, BJDOR adheres to the guidelines set forth by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). These guidelines ensure that all articles published within our pages meet rigorous ethical and quality benchmarks, fostering trust and integrity in our scientific discourse.

The significance of continuous scientific growth in the field of dentistry and oral radiology cannot be overstated. As dental health is a critical component of overall well-being, advancements in dental research directly contribute to the improvement of global health outcomes. By fostering a dynamic and responsive publication environment, The BJDOR plays a pivotal role in the dissemination of knowledge that can lead to innovative treatments, enhanced educational practices, and a deeper understanding of dental health and disease. Our commitment to the continuous flow of high-quality research ensures that the dental community remains at the forefront of medical science, equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to address the challenges of today and tomorrow.


Our primary aim is to publish high-quality, innovative research that expands the frontiers of dentistry and oral radiology. We are committed to facilitating the exchange of ideas and findings among dental professionals worldwide to improve patient care, dental education, and public health. The journal strives to bridge the gap between academic research and clinical practice, promoting the application of evidence-based dentistry.


The BJDOR covers a broad spectrum of topics within dental science, including but not limited to:

  • Clinical and experimental dentistry
  • Oral radiology and imagenology
  • Preventive and restorative dental practices
  • Oral pathology and microbiology
  • Dental materials and technology
  • Orthodontics and periodontics
  • Pediatric and geriatric dentistry
  • Oral surgery and maxillofacial procedures
  • Dental public health and epidemiology
  • Interdisciplinary research that links dentistry with other medical fields

We welcome original research articles, review articles, experimental and experience reports, case reports and clinical images, brief communications and perspective studies that contribute significant knowledge and insights to the field of dentistry. BJDOR encourages submissions from all regions of the world, reflecting a global perspective on dental health and oral radiology.

Scientific Mission

The BJDOR is committed to the publication and digital visibility of national and international scientific research in the field of dentistry and oral radiology. As a continuous flow, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, our aim is to advance the science, practice, and education in dentistry across the globe. We are dedicated to disseminating the results of significant and impactful scientific studies, rigorously peer-reviewed by our esteemed editorial board, emphasizing the quality, impact, and both scientific and social relevance of the research. We recognize the importance of scientific advancement in dentistry not only for the academic community but also for its potential to improve patient care, public health, and the overall quality of life. Therefore, we strive to make cutting-edge dental research accessible to a broad audience, thereby facilitating the translation of scientific discoveries into practical applications.

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at or via Whatsapp (+558599186-4030). We are eager to assist you and look forward to your contributions to the dental science community.

Vol. 3 No. 1 (2024): January to December (in progress)

This cover page represents the article titled "Adapting to a Post-Pandemic Era: The Impact of COVID-19 on Dental Practices and Professionals," which explores the profound changes dental practices underwent due to the pandemic. The article details the adoption of enhanced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), intensified sterilization procedures, and clinic reorganizations to facilitate social distancing, aimed at mitigating the risk of virus transmission. It discusses the psychological and economic challenges faced by dental professionals, emphasizing the dual burden of maintaining safety in care delivery and managing mental health stresses. Furthermore, the piece highlights the adoption of teledentistry as a significant technological advancement, enhancing access to dental care and reducing the frequency of in-person visits. By addressing these multifaceted aspects, the article sheds light on the evolving landscape of dental care in a post-pandemic world.

Published: 2024-01-01

Use of psychoactive substances among students in a Dentistry course in the state of Ceará - DUSI-R instrument

Douglas Vicente Benega, Mariana Palhano Fernandes Moura, José Rômulo de Medeiros, Bruno Frota Amora Silva, Fernando André Campos Viana (Author)


Development and evaluation of a low-cost facial model for training in sutures, incisions, and biopsies

Laryssa Ellen Moura de Andrade, Fernando André Campos Viana, José Rômulo de Medeiros, Bruno Frota Amora Silva (Author)


Low-power laser as an adjunct therapy in the postoperative period of clinical crown lengthening in the aesthetic area for the correction of gummy smile: a case report

Raimunda Nathiely Aguiar Albuquerque, Luzia Herminia Teixeira de Sousa, Nauyla Braga Mesquista Santiago, Nara Lhays Teixeira Nunes (Author)


Analgesia in Pregnant Patients: A Literature Review

Israel Cavalcante Lopes, Diego Thiers Oliveira Carneiro (Author)


Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A in patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia

Julya Prüsse, Fernando André Campos Viana, Bruno Frota Amora Silva, José Rômulo de Medeiros (Author)


L-PRF as an Alternative for Treating Oroantral Communications: An Integrative Review

Lorena Severiano Vieira, José Rômulo de Medeiros, Bruno Frota Amora Silva, Breno Sousa Benevides, Fernando André Campos Vieira (Author)


How can the use of platelet-rich fibrin benefit the extraction of mandibular third molars?

Iolanda Maria Marques Lima, Lara Costa Coutinho, Raissa Pinheiro Moraes (Author)


The Role of Antibodies in the Failure of Botulinum Toxin Treatment: A Literature Review

Álvaro Landim Peixoto, Juliana Caldas Sales, José Rômulo de Medeiros, Bruno Frota Amora Silva, Fernando André Campos Viana (Author)


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