About the journal

The journal

Mouth (ISSN 0719-7659, formerly The mouth), is an open access dental journal. Is published electronically by Oral Diseases Research Group, through the Open Journal Systems and WordPress platforms. Since 2016, the official organ of scientific diffusion of GECOS (Continuing Dental Education Group).

The journal is currently indexed by Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (Germany)OpenAIRE (EU countries)Latindex (directory), ACI Health Index and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Focus and scope

The mission of Mouth is to publish scientific articles in all dentistry areas, stimulating interest, debate and discussion in dental surgeons and students of dentistry of all specialties.


Mouth publishes original articles in English or Spanish continuously (1 number and volume per year). The content of the journal is organized in editorials, letters, images in clinical dentistry, scientific articles, posters and Ebooks.

To publish reviews, please visit Annual Review of Oral Diseases.

Editorial process

The manuscripts should be sent by email. Publication in this journal is totally free (no article submission charges nor article processing charges and no publication fees). For all communications, Mouth uses peer review (double blind), with the exception of the letters to the editor. In order to avoid plagiarism, all files are analyzed with online tools. The editorial process, from the reception to the publication takes about 8 weeks.

Published articles

The content is provided in HTML and PDF formats. To preserve the files, Mouth uses the LOCKSS system. In addition each PDF document is stored in the Zenodo repository. To all published articles are assigned a unique alphanumeric identification and a DOI. To analyze the access to published content the site uses Google Analytics and allows the search engines and spiders to automatically crawl the journal content.

MeSH descriptors associated with the Mouth

  • English: Mouth, Dentistry, Open Access Publishing, Journal Article.
  • Spanish: Boca, Odontología, Publicación de Acceso Abierto, Artículo de Revista.

Copyright policies & self-archiving

All published content is distributed under a license Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, which allows the development of free cultural works. Mouth allows read, download, copy, distribution, printing, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allows readers to use them for any other purpose. Authors can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher’s version/PDF. Registered deposit policy on Zenodo/OpenAire at https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.887976.


César Rivera



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