Guide for Authors:

The Mansoura Journal of Dentistry (MJD) is published four times a year. Manuscripts are considered for publication with the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere in any form or any language, are submitted solely to the MJD, and if accepted for publication in the MJD, they will not be published elsewhere in the same form or in any other language, without the consent of the Editor. Manuscripts are reviewed by at least two referees.
All correspondence from the Editorial Office will be made with the designated Corresponding Author unless otherwise specified in a letter by the authors.

PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS. Papers should be written in proper American English, double spaced, and only submitted by E-mail to the Editorial Office, with the text and tables in Microsoft Word files and illustrations in Tif image format.
Papers reporting results of original research should be divided into Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements (if any), References, Tables, Figures, and Legends.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. The Mansoura Journal of Dentistry is instituting a policy to disclose conflicts of interest, as well as sponsorship of studies published in the Journal. Please provide information regarding any conflict of interest relationships of all authors, or state that each author has no conflict.

COPYRIGHT RELEASE. The following statement, signed by all authors, should accompany all manuscripts:
"All manuscript's copyright ownership is transferred from the author(s) of the article (title of article), to the Mansoura Journal of Dentistry in the event the work is published. The manuscript has not been published in any form or any language and is only submitted to the Mansoura Journal of Dentistry”.

- Number all pages consecutively.
- Type double-spaced on A4 or 8.5 x 11-inch paper, font size 12, and with margins of 30 mm.
- Double-space references.
- Start each section on a separate page.

TITLE PAGE should include the title of the manuscript, all authors’ full names and degrees, affiliations to institution or private practice, designation and address of corresponding author, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address.

ABSTRACT PAGE should not exceed 250 words and should follow the title page and should have the following sections: Objectives, Methods, Results, Significance. On the abstract page, the name(s) of the author(s) should not appear.
KEYWORDS Up to 6 keywords should be supplied.

REFERENCES. All references and only those cited in the text should appear in the list of references. They should be numbered between two squared bracktes consecutively as they appear in the text of the paper. In the Reference section, article references must include the names and initials of all the authors, the full title of the paper, the abbreviated title of the journal, year of publication, the volume number, and first and last page numbers, e.g.:
1. Sornsuwan T, Swain MV. The effect of margin thickness, degree of convergence and bonding interlayer on the marginal failure of glass-simulated all-ceramic crowns. Acta Biomater 2012;8:4426−37.
2. Alpeggiani M, Gagliani M, Re D. Operator influence using adhesive systems: One bottle vs. multi bottles. J Dent Res 1998;77:942 (Abstr 2487).
Online abstracts:
3. Bayne SC, Wilder Jr AD, Perdigão J, Heymann HO, Swift EJ. 4-year wear and clinical performance of packable posterior composite. J Dent Res 2003:86 (Sp Is A):(Abstr 0036).
Book references should include author, title, city, publisher, year of publication, and page numbers, e.g.:
3. Anusavice KJ. Phillips’ science of dental materials.11th ed. St. Louis: W.B. Saunders, 2003;579−80
Book Chapter
4. Hargreaves KM, Law AS. Regenerative endodontics. In: Hargreaves KM and Cohen S. Cohen's pathways of the pulp. 10th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, 2011;602.

ILLUSTRATIONS. Illustrations should be numbered, provided with suitable legends, and kept to the minimum essential for proper presentation of the results.
Legends are required for all illustrations and should be typed as a group on a separate page.

TABLES should be logically organized and should supplement the information provided in the text. Each table should be typed on a separate page with the number, title and footnotes.

Permissions from author and publisher must be obtained for the direct use of previously published material including text, photographs, drawings, etc. The original permission should be then included with the manuscript.

ADDRESS. All manuscripts should be sent to the Editorial office by e-mail only to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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