Sites of some English-language journals

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Use the links below to see the “Instructions to Authors” that all journals have. Note particular requirements concerning spelling (European/American) and word count limits. Pay special attention to instructions about how to format references, tables and figures.

Most journals use the Vancouver style for reference lists. This style, established by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, lists references by number in order of citation. A small number of journals (in dentistry, notably  J Dent Res and Caries Res) use variants of name and date reference lists. Always study a recent issue of the joournal in which you hope to publish, to identify the style and minor variations the journal may favour.

Acta Odontologica Scandinavica          Amercan Journal of Clinical Nutrition

American Journal of Public Health       Angle Orthodontist

Archives of Oral Biology                      British Dental Journal

BMJ (British Medical Journal)               Calcified Tissue International

Caries Research                                     Community Dental Health

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol         Dental Traumatology

Epidemiology                                        European Journal of Oral Sciences

International Dental Journal                  International Journal Paediatric Dentistry

Journal Canadian Dental Assoc             Journal of Clinical Periodontology

Journal of Dental Education                  Journal of Dental Research

Journal of Public Health Dentistry        Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

New England Journal of Medicine        Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry

Pain                                                        Pediatrics

Public Health Reports                            Operative Dentistry

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology

Statistics in Medicine                              Swedish Dental Journal

Financial interests Disclosure of relationships between authors and entities that may have an interest in the research is increasingly being requested by editors. The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors has agreed a standardised way of reporting such links. There is a downloadable disclosure form.