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Resolving inequalities through oral health literacy

Guest Edited by Arheiam Arheiam, Rafael Aiello Bomfim and Arash Ghanbarzadegan

Advancing dental education

Guest Edited by Mariana Minatel Braga, Tong Wah Lim and Galvin Sim Siang Lin

Dental trauma

Guest Edited by Patrícia Corrêa-Faria and Sumir Gandhi

Editor's picks

Two hands making a heartA mixed methods evaluation of the effectiveness of an oral health training program for disability care workers in Burkina Faso


3D image of mandiblePostmenopausal women with HIV have increased tooth loss


A close up image of a dentist's equipmentBehavioural intervention to promote the uptake of planned care in urgent dental care attenders: a feasibility randomised controlled trial

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Aims and scope

BMC Oral Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of disorders of the mouth, teeth and gums, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

BMC Oral Health blogs

New Content ItemMouth Cancer Awareness Month: improving patient outcomes with early diagnosis and treament

In November, a BMC Series blog supporting Mouth Cancer Awareness Month calls for greater focus from policy-makers, and emphasizes the need for early diagnosis and treatment.

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series - September 2023

In September, a BMC Series blog highlighted a study exploring oral health perceptions, practices and care-seeking experiences of slum residents in Ibadan, Nigeria.

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series - May 2022

In May, a BMC Series blog highlighted a study exploring dentist perceptions and barriers to the implementation of teledentistry to improve access to oral health care.


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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.9 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.368 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.741 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

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