About the International Dental Journal
Celebrating 70 years of continuous publication this year, the IDJ is the official scientific journal of FDI World Dental Federation (FDI). IDJ has seen a steady increase in article downloads and Impact Factor score, attaining a 2019 Impact Factor of 2.038. Published every two months, IDJ features peer-reviewed articles relevant to oral health issues worldwide. These focus on international public health, practice-related research, and inter-professional education and practice. IDJ is an important vehicle to promote the FDI's global mission to be the global voice of the dental profession and to improve the oral health of people worldwide.
Starting January 2021, IDJ will become an open access journal with no subscription charges. Gold open access means that authors who publish in IDJ can make their work immediately, permanently, and freely accessible to researchers worldwide.
FDI World Dental Federation was founded in 1900 as Fédération Dentaire Internationale in Paris, France and is one of the world's oldest existing health profession organisations. More than 100 years since its founding, FDI World Dental Federation serves as the principal representative body for more than 1 million dentists worldwide, developing health policy and continuing education programmes, speaking as a unified voice for dentistry in international advocacy, and supporting member associations in oral health promotion activities worldwide.
The FDI World Dental Federation is a federation of approximately 200 national dental associations and specialist groups. The organisation's vision of "leading the world to optimal oral health" acknowledges that oral health is an integral part of general health and well-being.
|Issue volume||Issue year||Planned ship date||Actual ship date|
|71S1||2021||Mar 29, 2021||Mar 24, 2021|
|71S2||2021||Sep 17, 2021||Sep 17, 2021|
|71/1||2021||Feb 22, 2021||Feb 16, 2021|
|71/2||2021||Mar 31, 2021||Mar 30, 2021|
|71/3||2021||May 28, 2021||May 19, 2021|
|71/4||2021||Aug 05, 2021||Jul 16, 2021|
|71/5||2021||Oct 06, 2021||Sep 27, 2021|
|71/6||2021||Nov 24, 2021||Nov 23, 2021|
|72/1||2022||Feb 04, 2022|
|72/2||2022||Mar 29, 2022|
|72/3||2022||May 27, 2022|
|72/4||2022||Jul 29, 2022|
|72/5||2022||Sep 29, 2022|
|72/6||2022||Nov 24, 2022|