All submissions must be in the English and should be submitted at our mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The manuscript should be prepared in English using “MS Word” Arial 12-font size, 1.5 lines spacing, with margins of one inch on all sides. Pages should be numbered consecutively, starting with the title page and the matter arranged in the following orders:
- Article Type (Original Article, Review Article, Case Report)
- Title of the manuscript
- Materials and Methods
Title page should include only the title of the paper, author’s names, department or institution, e-mail addresses and postal address of the corresponding author.
Abstract should be concise and factual, informative and self-explanatory. The abstract should include aims, methods, results, and conclusion.
Up to 4-6 keywords must be provided in alphabetical order, preferably taken from Index Medicus. These keywords should be typed at the end of the abstract.
It should explain sufficiently but concisely the latest scientific research on the subject using recent references. It should provide sufficient background information for the reader to understand and evaluate the results of the present study. The purpose of the study should be stated at the end.
Materials and Methods
It should contain sufficient detail that would enable all procedures to be repeated. However, only new procedures should be described in detail, previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly. Cite references for methods whenever possible and briefly explain any modifications made. Describe all statistical tests utilized and indicate the probability level (P) at which differences were considered significant.
The important results of the work should be clearly stated and illustrated where necessary by tables and figures. The statistical treatment of data and significance level of the factors should be stated wherever necessary. They should be presented in logical sequence in the text with appropriate reference to tables and/or figures. Simple data may be given in the text itself instead of figures or tables.
Tables: Should each be typed on a separate page, numbered in sequence with the body of the text. Tables should be headed with a short, descriptive caption. They should be formatted with horizontal lines only; vertical ruled lines are not required.
Figures: Should be on separate pages but not inserted into the text. All figures must be referred to in the text and numbered in the sequence in which they are cited. Each figure must be accompanied by a legend explaining in detail the contents of the figure and are to be typed under the figures. Graphs and bar graphs should preferably be prepared using Microsoft Excel and submitted as Excel graph pasted in Word. Alternatively, photographs can be submitted as JPEG images.
This section should deal with the interpretation of results, convey how they help increase current understanding of the scientific problems being investigated in the field and should be logical. Description of relevant references to other work/s in the field should be included here. The discussion should state the scope of the results, which need to be further explored. This section should end with new answers/questions that arise as a result of your work.
It must be drawn considering the strengths and weaknesses of the study. This should concisely summarize the principal conclusions of the work.
Conflict of interest
Authors must declare all relevant interests that could be perceived as conflicting. If no conflicts exist, the authors should state this.
The source of any financial support, technical assistance and advice received for the work being published must be indicated in the acknowledgment section. Anyone who made a contribution to the research or manuscript, but who is not a listed author, should be acknowledged.
References must be numbered consecutively in the order that they are cited in the text and designated by superscript after the punctuation marks. Authors are responsible for ensuring that the information in each reference is complete and accurate. Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list. References must be numbered in order of appearance in the text and listed individually at the end of the manuscript.
Example of journal reference:
More CB, Das S, Patel H, Adalja C, Kamatchi V, Venkatesh R. Proposed clinical classification for oral submucous fibrosis. Oral Oncology. 2012; 48: 200-202.
Example of Book reference:
Karjodkar FR. Essentials of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. 2014. p. 315-316.
For other types of citation, please see “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Sample references” at www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html
Copyright Transfer Form
During submission of manuscript, all authors should sign on the copyright transfer form, scan it and send it by email along with the manuscript.