Special Issue on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL)

Submission Deadline: Jun. 30, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Aryvelto Miranda Silva
      Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, São Paulo State University, Araraquara, Brazil
    Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
    • Regina Mendes
      Department of Restorative Dentistry, Federal University of Piaui, Teresina, Brazil
    • Raissa Bernardino
      Postgraduate Program in Dentistry, Federal University of Piaui, Teresina, Brazil
    • Raimundo Prado-Júnior
      Department of Restorative Dentistry, Federal University of Piaui, Teresina, Brazil
    • Cristiane Alencar
      Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, São Paulo State University, Araraquara, Brazil
    • Joissi Zaniboni
      Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, São Paulo State University, Araraquara, Brazil
    • Lucas Oliveira
      Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, São Paulo State University, Araraquara, Brazil
  • Introduction

    Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) is simply and loosely explained as "impact of oral conditions on daily functioning and well-being". The factors that impact the OHRQoL of individuals are the most diverse: from environmental factors, oral health conditions, lifestyle, treatments, aesthetic perception, among others.
    The lifestyle of the current population, with the reduction of acute oral health problems, evidences the proportion of chronic diseases and individual characteristics may have an effect on the OHRQoL of individuals, being a subject in evidence and focus of study in different research groups. , In the whole world.
    This special issue aims to discuss and publish OHRQoL manuscripts with various associated factors, be they oral health conditions, disorders, syndromes or treatments. We appreciate the submission of manuscripts discussing OHRQoL in different groups under different living conditions and reports of the impacts of various dental treatments.
    The main purpose of this special issue is the publication of OHRQoL manuscripts.
    As specific objectives, we will seek the discussion and presentation of manuscripts with different parameters and factors related to the impacts on OHRQoL, such as:
    1. Oral health conditions
    2. Needs for dental treatment
    3. Patients with special needs
    4. New therapies
    5. Lifestyle
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Quality of life
    2. Oral health
    3. Special needs patients
    4. Disorders
    5. Dental caries
    6. Dental treatment

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.ijdentalmedicine.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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