International Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

by Dr. Ramesh Chowdhary

Aims & Scope

International Journal of Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry promotes the advanced study and practice of prosthodontics, implant, esthetics, reconstructive dentistry & restorative dentistry. The journal publishes evidence-based original scientific articles presenting relevant and useful information to prosthodontists and restorative dentists.

Additionally, it publishes reports of innovative techniques, new instructional methodologies and instructive clinical reports with an interdisciplinary flair. The journal is particularly focused on promoting the study and use of cutting-edge technology and positioning prosthodontists and restorative dentist as the early adopters of new technology in the dental community.

Ownership and Management

International Journal of Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry is owned and managed under the auspices of International Academy of Oral Rehabilitation, JAYPEE being the publisher.

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts undergo a Double-blinded review process. It is ensured that the reviewers are unaware of the names of the authors or the institutes where the research is conducted. The article once submitted will undergo a thorough plagiarism check and an initial check is conducted to ensure that all author instructions are complied with and the guidelines for submission are followed. The manuscript may be returned to the author for corrections, if required to conform to the journal instructions. Once, the article is confirmed, it will undergo editorial review within 1 week. Following this it will then be sent for peer review, which takes 6-8 weeks and the authors will receive the mail from the Editor stating the final decision of the manuscript.

Managing editor who runs the first level of material check processes the manuscript for all components and approves for moving to the next level. On the next level it is checked for suitability for the core readers of IJOPRD by the Editor-in-Chief. Once found suitable, it is assigned to one of the Associate Editors on the editorial board. If the language and the grammar are incorrect, it will be sent first to the Scientific Language editor, who may suggest changes. If this happens, the manuscript will be sent back to the author for corrections and resubmission. Manuscripts not found suitable will not be sent out for review and will be immediately rejected, and authors informed. For articles describing original research in humans and animals, a letter of approval from the Institutional Ethics Committee must accompany these manuscripts or a letter stating that the Institutional Review Board had waived the need for informed consent. 

All research shall be conducted as per the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects. (modified in 1983 - see The research must adhere to the 5 principles of ethics of research: informed consent, voluntary participation, privacy and confidentiality, justice, and beneficence, and right to review.

Publication Frequency

International Journal of Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry (IJOPRD) publishes Quarterly focussing on the aspects of prosthodontics, implant, esthetics, reconstructive dentistry & restorative dentistry.

Digital Preservation / Archiving:

IJOPRD provides for long-term digital preservation through PORTICO

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

Indexing and Abstracting

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:

ProQuest, EBSCO, Genamics Journal Seek, Ulrich, HINARI, J Gate, Google Scholar, DRJI, IIFS, I2OR, SJIF, OAJI, Index Copernicus (2019), Microsoft Academic, PORTICO


The authors hold the copyright of all the editorial content published in this journal from now. All material can be used in part and full for non-commercial output after providing appropriate attribution to the original content of the journal and a link to the licence (CC-BY-NC 4.0). It is mandatory for authors to submit the manuscript along with Commercial Rights Transfer Form.


All open access articles published in IJOPRD are distributed under the terms of the CC-BY-NC 4.0 license (Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, for non-commercial purposes, provided the original work is properly cited. Under Creative Commons, authors retain copyright in their articles.

Open Access Policy

A comprehensive outlook on open access policy that we follow:

Open access refers to the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online to anyone interested in reading it without any restriction. This Open access publications are freely and permanently available online to anyone with an internet access. Unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium (which is non-commercial) is permitted, provided the author/editor is properly attributed. All the periodicals are deposited immediately upon publication, without any technical, financial, gender limitations, in an agreed format on the journal website as well as archiving and indexing databases as applicable to a journal. All articles are self-archiving, with world-wide access through DOI (Digital Object Identifier) - standardized by the International Organization for Standardization, provided for individual article published.

We are fully archived on PORTICO.

Why open access publishing?

Restricted access to scientific research and advancements through subscription pay wall hinders communication within the scientific community. Moreover, restricted access can also hinder the education and dissemination of scientific knowledge to the aspiring younger generations who are keen to pursue a career in science. Increased productivity and development of science can only be achieved by diffusing knowledge and providing the facilities for creating permanent repositories such as Open Access.

The use of a Creative Commons 4.0 License (CC-BY-NC 4.0) enables user/reader/peer to use the content with clear permission in a way that it can be reused and redistributed as long as the article source is appropriately given credit for non-commercial purpose.

Self-Archiving Policy for Authors

Jaypee Journals follow the policy of open access under the CC-BY-NC 4.0 licence. For the details of self-archiving policy for authors:

Authors may self-archive versions of their work on their own webpages, on institutional webpages, and in other repositories.

Abstract and Citation information

Authors may reuse the Abstract and how to cite information (e.g. Title, Author name, Publication dates) of their article anywhere at any time including social media such as Facebook, blogs and Twitter, providing a proper acknowledgment is offered and wherever possible a link including the DOI number is included linking back to the article on the Journal/JAYPEE JOURNALS website. This is available in how to cite information on the article online.

Submitted Version

Submitted version (SV) is recognized as the un-refereed author version of an article completed before submission for submission to a journal. This is often referred to as the “preprint” version. The author accepts full responsibility for the article, and the content and layout is set out by the author.

Authors may not make their for-submission version available anywhere at any time. This inhibits posting on their own personal websites, institutional or non-commercial subject based repositories, commercial platforms websites or repositories, and or social media.

Accepted Manuscript

The accepted manuscript (AM) is the final draft author manuscript, as accepted for publication by a journal, including modifications based on referees’ suggestions, it is excluding copy editing and type setting and is often referred to as post-print version. JAYPEE JOURNALS carries this version on ready for production tab.

  • Immediately upload their AM to their own personal webpage (excluding commercial websites and repositories)
  • Immediately upload their AM to their institutional or other non-commercial subject based repositories on the provision that it is not made publicly available until after the specified embargo period (as may be applicable)

In the journals where embargo period is applicable the authors after the completion of the embargo period may:

  • Upload their AM to institutional repository or other non-commercial repositories and make it publicly available.
  • Accepted Manuscripts may not be uploaded or shared on commercial websites or repositories, unless the website or repository has signed a licensing agreement with JAYPEE JOURNALS permitting such uploading or sharing.

Embargo periods

Some of the JAYPEE JOURNALS may have Embargo periods however, this isn't applicable to IJOPRD.

When uploading an accepted manuscript to a repository, authors should include the following acknowledgment as well as a link to the accepted version. This will connect the published version to the AM version in the repository and help ensure that the article is cited correctly.

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in [insert journal title] following peer review. This accepted Version [insert complete citation information here] is available online at: xxxxxxx [insert URL and DOI of the article on the Journal website].

Published Version

Published Version (PV) is defined here as the final typeset and edited version of the journal article that has been made available by JAYPEE JOURNALS on the respective journal website by formally and exclusively putting the article either in ‘online first’ or releasing it as a part of the complete issue of that journal.

The PV as it appears in the journal following copyediting and proof correction may not be deposited by authors in institutional repositories or posted to third party websites and made publicly available unless the article is published on an Open Access model licence (CC-BY-NC 4.0) that allows for such posting. Authors may share their PV with private groups within their institution or through private groups on non-commercial repositories that are signatories to the STM Voluntary principles for article sharing on Scholarly Collaboration Networks (SCN). The PV may not be uploaded or shared on commercial websites or repositories unless the website or repository has signed an agreement with JAYPEE JOURNALS permitting such uploading or sharing.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

This Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement is based on the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors as per Committee on Publication Ethics, 2011, ICMJE & WAME. Please visit Policy page for greater details.

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Journal Detail

    ISSN 2231-6361
    Speciality Dentistry
    DOI 10.5005/jp-journals-10019

Dr. Ramesh Chowdhary
Clinical Chief Bengaluru, India
Branemark Osseointegration Center India
Bengaluru, India

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Pravinkumar G Patil
Associate Professor
International Medical University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr. Sunil K Mishra
Professor and Head
Department of Prosthodontics, Rama Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre
Kanpur, INDIA

Editorial Emeritus

Dr. Ann Wennerberg
Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Gothenburg University

Dr. Ryuji Hosokawa
Department of Oral Reconstruction and Rehabilitation, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu
Fukuoka, Japan

Associate Editors
Bora Bagis
Professor and Head, Faculty of Dentistry
Department of Prosthodontics, Izmir Democracy University
Izmir, Turkey

Bruno Chrcanovic
Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University
Malmo, Sweden

Limor Avivi-Arber
BSc (Med), BSc (Pharm), DMD, MSc, PhD, Dip Prostho
Associate Professor
University of Toronto
Toranto, Ontario, Canada

Takayuki Ueda
Professor and Chair of the Department of Removable Prosthodontics and Gerodontology
Tokyo Dental College

Sunyoung Ma
BDS, DClinDent, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
University of Otago
New Zealand

David Chvartszaid
University of Toronto
National Editorial Review Board
Kamal Shigli
Professor and Head
Department of Prosthodontics, D.Y. Patil Dental School
Pune, India

Shivaprasad BM
Department of Periodontology, Rajarajeswari Dental College and Hospital
Bengaluru, India

Sivaranjani Gali
Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital
Bengaluru, India

Saumyendra V Singh
Professor & In-Charge Maxillofacial Prosthetic Unit
Department of Prosthodontics, King George’s Medical University
Lucknow, India

Arvind Tripathi
Professor & Head
Department of Prosthodontics, Dean, PG Studies & Research, Saraswati Dental College
Lucknow, India

Balendra Pratap Singh
Department of Prosthodontics, King George’s Medical University
Lucknow, India

Ramesh P Nayakar
Department of Prosthodontics, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences
Belagavi, India

Sindhu Sudhakar
Assistant Professor
Department of Prosthodontics, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital
Bengaluru, India

Himanshi Agarwal
Associate Professor
Department of Prosthodontics, Saraswati Dental College
Lucknow, India

Nithin Kumar Sonnahalli
Senior Lecturer
Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Siddhartha Dental College and Hospital
Tumkur, India

Prabha Shakya Newaskar
Assistant Professor
Department of Prosthodontics, Rural Dental College, PIMS-DU
Loni, India.

Roseline Meshramkar
Professor and Head
Department of Prosthodontics, SDM College of Dental Sciences
Dharwad, India

Atul Bhatnagar
Department of Dentistry, Unit of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, India

Prajna P Shetty
Department of Prosthodontics, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital
Bengaluru, India

Anil Mathew
Professor and Head
Department of Prosthodontics, Amruta Dental College & Hospital
Ernakulum, India

Reetika Gaddale
Department of Periodontology, AME’S Dental College & Hospital
Raichur, India

Ashwini Kumar Kar
Department of Prosthodontics, Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences
Bhubaneshwar, India

Shyam Mohan
Professor & Head
Department of Prosthodontics, Rajas Dental College & Hospital
Tirunelveli, Kerala, India

Manju Vijayamohan
Department of Prosthodontics, Amrita School of Dentistry
Kochi, India
International Editorial Review Board
Binod Acharya
Department of Prosthodontics, Nepal Medical College

Tizaino Tealdo
University of Genoa
Genoa, Italy

Masahiro Yamada
Associate Professor
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan

Elham Emami
Faculty of Dentistry
University of Montreal
Montreal, Canada

Eachempati Prashanti
Head of Department of Prosthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, Melaka Manipal Medical College
Melaka, Malaysia

Michele Stoccehero
Section of Dentistry, Department of Neurosciences, Panduva Dental School

Olga Wetterlov Charyeva
Practicing Dental
Helsingborg, Sweden

Paulo Henrique Orlato Rosetti
Doctorade(Oral Rehab) & Independent Researcher
Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sowmya Nettem
Associate Professor
Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Melaka Manipal Medical College
Melaka, Malaysia

Smita Nimbalkar
Senior lecturer
Division of Clinical Oral health Sciences, School of Dentistry, IMU
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tanay Chaubal
Periodontist and Implantologist
Oral Health Centre, International Medical University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Yoshihito Naito
University of Tokushima
Tokushima, Japan

Yohei Jinno
Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Malmo University

Chihiro Masaki
Associate Professor
Fukuoka Dental School

Mahesh Suganna Golgeri
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Dentistry & Dental Technology, Riyadh Elm University
Riyadh, Kingdom Saudi Arabia

Bugude Shiva Shankar
Assistant Professor
Department of Oral Health, College of Applied Health Sciences in Ar Rass, Qassim University
Saudi Arabia

Amar Bhochhibhoya
Assistant Professor
T.U. Dental Teaching Hospital, Maharagunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine
Statistician Consultants

Bengaluru, India

Jagannatha PS
Bengaluru, India

Managing Editor

Nitesh Barthwal

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