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Journal overview

The Journal of Oral Microbiology publishes open access original research on ‘oral health’ and oral infectious diseases.

The Journal of Oral Microbiology aims to be an influential source of knowledge on the aetiological agents behind oral infectious diseases. The journal is an international forum for original research on all aspects of ‘oral health’. Articles which seek to understand ‘oral health’ through the exploration of pathogenesis, virulence, host-parasite interactions, and immunology of oral infections are of particular interest. The journal also welcomes manuscripts that address the global agenda of oral infectious diseases, present new strategies for treatment and prevention, or improvements to existing strategies.

The Journal of Oral Microbiology is interested in the following topics:

  • Microbiome and genomics
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • ‘Oral health’ and oral infections
  • Aetiologic agents
  • Pathogenesis
  • Molecular microbiology of systemic diseases
  • Ecology/environmental microbiology
  • Treatment and diagnostics
  • Epidemiology
  • Basic oral microbiology
  • Taxonomy/systematics

The Journal of Oral Microbiology publishes Original articles, Review articles, Systematic Review, Brief Report, Case Report, Letter to the Editor, Editorial, Discussion (Perspectives), Data Notes, and Methods.

The Journal of Oral Microbiology operates a double-blind peer review policy.

All articles will be made freely and permanently available online through gold open access publication.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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