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Author Guidelines

Indonesia Journal of Prosthodontics publishes articles on all aspects of dentistry in the form of research articles, case reports or literature reviews. Articles submitted for publication are assumed to be published exclusively to the Indonesia Journal of Prosthodontics. Articles that have been previously presented in scientific seminar must be provided with footnoted which mentions the name and date of that seminar.

The author stating that the manuscript is exclusively submitted to Indonesia Journal of Prosthodontics and must not have been, or be about to be, published elsewhere, either wholly or in part, and the author’s details (full name, degree, institution and postal and email addresses, telephone, mobile phone, fax).

The manuscript can be submitted to

or can be in the form of attachment and emailed to

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General Guidelines

1. The manuscript, written in English. Non-medical foreign terms are used only when necessary and are provided with its translation. Indonesia Journal of Prosthodontics also publishes articles written in academic English.

2. Manuscripts including tables, references and figure legends must be typewritten (double-spaced) using Microsoft Word on 210 x 297 mm or size A4 paper with margins of 3 cm. The maximum number of pages is 20.

3. The Editor reserves the right to edit the manuscript at her discretion, without changing the meaning, to articles accepted for publication.

4. The author is responsible for the contents of the article.

5. When the article is accepted for publication, the author must subscribe to Indonesia Journal of Prosthodontics for, at least, one year and bear the printing cost of the accepted manuscript.

Systematic order of the manuscript

1. Based on the type of the article, the submitted manuscript should be arranged in the following order:

a. Research article: abstract, introduction, materials and method, results, discussion, conclusion and suggestions, and references.

b. Case report: abstract, introduction, case report with pre-and post-study picture, discussion, conclusion and suggestion, and references.

c.Literature review: abstract,  introduction, literature studies, discussion, conclusion, suggestion, and references.

2. Title of article should be brief, concise, informative, not exceeding 20 words, followed by authors’ name (omit title), institution, address, contact number, fax and email.

3. Abstract is written in English, one-spaced, not exceeding 200 words and should briefly reflect the contents of the article:

a. Research article: background, objectives, materials and method, results, and conclusion.

b. Case reports: background, objectives, case report, and conclusion.

c.Literature review: background, objectives, and conclusion or summary.

Below the abstract, write 3-5 key words.

4. References follow the Vancouver Style (Uniform requirements for manuscript submitted to biomedical journals). References should be numbered consecutively with arabic number in the order in which they appear in the manuscript. No more than six authors should be listed. If there are more than six names, they are followed by ‘et al’. Abbreviations of journals name follow index medicus. All references mentioned refer to only the sources quoted in the article.


Examples of references:

a. Journal article

Rose ME, Huerbin MB, Melick J, Marion DW, Palmer AM, Schiding JK, et al. Regulation of interstitial excitatory amino acid concentrations after cortical injury. Brain Res. 2002; 935 (1-2): 40-6.

b. Book (chapter author)

McGlumphy EA. Implant-supported fixed prostheses. In: Rosenstiel SF, Land MF, Fujimoto J, editors. Contemporary fixed prosthodontics. 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby, Inc.; 2001. p.313-9.

Book (editor as the author)

Gilstrap LC, Cunnignham FG, van Dorsten JP, editors. Operative obstetrics. 2nded. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002.

c. Seminar/conference paper

Isaac DH. Engineering aspects of the structure and properties of polymer-fibre composites. In: Vallittu PK, editor. Symposium book of the European Prosthodontic Association (EPA) 22nd  annual conference; 1998 August 27-29; Turku, Finlandia. Turku: Department of Prosthetic Dentistry & Biomaterials Project, Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku; 1998. p. 1-12.

d. Conference proceeding

Harnden P, Joffe JK, Jones H, editors. Germ cell tumours V. Proceedings of the 5th Germ Cell Tumour Conference; 2001 Sep 13-15; Leeds, UK. New York: Springer; 2002.

e. Translated article

Zarb GA, Bolender CL, Hickey JC, Carlsson GE. Buku Ajar prostodonti untuk pasien tak bergigi menurut Boucher. Ed.10. Alih bahasa: Mardjono D. Jakarta: EGC; 2001. p.288-90, 333-7.

f.  Dissertation/thesis

Barkowski MM. Infant sleep and feeding: a telephone survey of Hispanic Americans [dissertation]. Mount Pleasant (MI): Central Michigan University; 2002.

g. Dictionary / reference books

Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary. 29th ed. Philadelphia: W.B.Saunders; 2000.Filamin; p. 675.

h. Article journal in electronic format

Abood S. Quality improvement initiative in nursing homes: the ANA acts in an advisory rle. Am J Nurs [serial on the Internet] 2002 Jun [cited 2002 Aug 12]; 102 (6): about 3 p.]. Available from: URL: http:// www. 2002/june/Wawatch.htm.

i.  Homepage/Web site

Foley KM, Gelband H, editors. Improving palliative care for cancer [monograph on the Internet].  Washington:  National  Academy  Press; 2001 [cited 2002 Jul 9]. Available from: URL: 030974029/html