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At dentalmainframe.com we have a unique indexing and categorization model for all our text based submissions which we refer to as DUAL IDENTIFICATION ATTRIBUTE or D.I.A.
Each submitted text article is identified by 2 attributes ,the ARTICLE TYPE and the SUBMISSION CATEGORY
While submitting article on our site ,authors have to mention both the article type and the submission category.
Our dual identification protocol makes it easier for authors to upload content and at the same time it provides the end user with greater search filtering options for articles on our platform.
THE ARTICLE TYPE
A) PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
B) SELF –ARCHIVED ARTICLES.
C) SELF- APPRAISED ARTICLES
By submitting a manuscript online, the author agrees to the following:
Some basic typographic directives are outlined here.
Type the manuscript (using 'Times New Roman' font, size 12) in single space throughout.
Please arrange the manuscript as follows:
1. Title page
3. Statistical material
· Materials and Method,
1) TITLE PAGE
An abstract is a short summary of your Article ,as a rule the abstract should summarize the most important points in the article/study and should be descriptive enough to stand alone.
If presented well ,it makes the reader want to learn more about your article.
Original articles should include a structured abstract of about 250 words under the following headings:
The objective should talk about the practical, scientific, theoretical or subjective area of study your articles Encompases.
This section should talk about the way or the approach you took to get your results.eg analysis of previous studies,references and relations in your work etc
This section should talk about your findings or in other cases the main results of your study.
in this section one has to include the most important data in your study and all findings on which your conclusions will be based.
o Conclusions .
this section should talk about as to why you think your findings are important, and their potential implications. Keep your conclusions reasonable and in support of your findings of the article/ study.
For case reports, a non-structured abstract should be provided with not more than 200 words.
To assist easy indexing ,10 keywords, not present in the title, can be included under the section “keywords”, ,
Keywords should be typed in alphabetical order below the Abstract.
**References should not be included in abstracts**.
3) STATISTICAL MATERIAL
This contains the actual content of the article/manuscript
Materials and Methods:
In this section you explain clearly the general structure and organization of your article or study.
“Methods” refers as to how
In this section one has to objectively present your key results,without interpretation , in an orderly and logical sequence using text and illustrative materials
Authors usually write the text of the results section based upon the sequence of Tables and Figures.
This section should highlight the evidence needed to answer the questions/hypotheses you investigated.
Important negative results should also be reported.
This above mentioned format is intended to be only a basic guideline, authors can add, modify or change the headings as they deem necessary.
At the end of the article the full list of references should give the names and initials of all authors unless there are more than six, in which case only the first three should be given followed by et al.
The authors names are followed by the
References must be typed in the Vancouver style.
They should be numbered in the order in which they appear in the content of the text, and these numbers should be inserted as superscripts each time the author is cited (Hoffman ² ³reported similar findings).
Other references to the paper should be given in the same way after punctuation (Other studies have shown this to be true⁴ ⁷Jones et al.⁸ demonstrated¦)
Information from manuscripts submitted but not accepted should be cited in the text as "unpublished observations" with written permission from the source. Avoid citing a "personal communication" unless it provides essential information not available from a public source, in which case the name of the person and date of communication should be cited in parentheses in the text. For scientific articles, contributors should obtain written permission and confirmation of accuracy from the source of a personal communication
Examples of reference styles
Field J V, Balfour-Paul A, Wright D W. Perimandibular space infections. Br Dent J 1981; 150: 255-258.
Hargreaves I A, Craig J W. The management of traumatised anterior teeth of children. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1981.
Harding S R, Fryer J I. Recurrent oral ulceration in Greenland natives. In Cas-selli G (ed) Coeliac diseases. 3rd ed. pp 307-324. London: Stoma Press, 1982.
Committee on Mercury Hazards in Dentistry. Code of practice for dental mercury hygiene. London: Department of Health and Social Security, 1979, publication no. DHSS 79-F3 72.
Medicine for the public: Women’s health research. Bethesda, Md.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health; 2001. DHHS publication 02-4971.
5. Hoffman ED, Klees BS, Curtis CA. Brief summaries of Medicare & Medicaid: Title XVIII and Title XIX of the Social Security Act as of November 1, 2007. Baltimore, Md.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary; 2007. “http://www.cms.hhs.gov/
MedicareProgramRatesStats/downloads/MedicareMedicaidSummaries2007.pdf”. Accessed Aug. 28, 2008.
McCoy J. Alteration in periodontal status as an indicator of general health. (in press). NOTE: Authors should double-check the status of any in-press work cited in their reference lists before submitting the final manuscript.
7. Eichenstadt L, Brenner T. Caries levels among low-income children: report of a three-year study. Paper presented at: 146th Annual Session of the American Dental Association; Oct. 7, 2005; Philadelphia.
Acknowledgements should appear at the end like an appendix to the text,
All measurements must be in metric units, preferably with corresponding SI units in parentheses.