Essentials of Dentistry

Essentials of Dentistry (Essent Dent) is a scientific, open access, online-only periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official publication of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa and published triannually in January, May, and September. The publication language of the journal is English.

Essentials of Dentistry aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level on all fields of dentistry. The journal publishes original articles, reviews, rare case reports, and letters to the editors that are prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines. The scope of the journal includes but not limited to periodontal diseases, dental implants, oral pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, endodontics, oral diseases, restorative and esthetic dentistry.
The target audience of the journal includes specialists, researchers and professionals who are working and interested in the field of dentistry and related disciplines.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system which is available at  The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s webpage.

Advertisement Policy 
Essentials of Dentistry can publish advertisement images in the journal’s website upon the approval of the Editor in Chief. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisers have no effect on the editorial decisions or advertising policies.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
Open Access Statement
Essentials of Dentistry is an open access publication, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge at The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) 4.0 International License which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work.   

Editor in Chief: Sema Yıldırım
Address:  Department of Endodontics, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa School of Dentistry, Cerrahpaşa Campus, No: 34/e 34098 Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey
E-mail:  [email protected] 

Publisher: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa
Address: Üniversite Mahallesi, Bağlariçi Caddesi No: 7, İstanbul, Turkey

Publishing Service: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Caddesi, 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail[email protected]


EISSN 2791-9552