Author Guidelines
The Journal of Disability and Oral Health is the official journal of the British Association of Disability and Oral Health, the Irish Association of Disability and Oral Health and the International Association of Disability and Oral Health. The Journal of Disability and Oral Health (JDOH) is published quarterly and has international scope with comprehensive coverage of disability and oral health in the wider context of dentistry. The Journal is available online at www.jdohonline.org
 
Types of Manuscript
The Journal seeks to publish original peer-reviewed articles relating to all aspects relevant to the comprehensive oral care of disabled people and to the dental public health aspects of disability. The Journal publishes Editorials, Original Scientific Articles, Reviews, Commentaries, and Clinical articles on novel techniques, Case Series and a limited number of Case Reports. Editorials and Reviews may be commissioned and authors are encouraged to contact the Editor to discuss potential topics. Authorship
The Journal of Disability and Oral Health adheres to the definition of authorship set up by The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and is included in the ICMJE list. All authors submitting work to the Journal of Disability and Oral Health must have read and must meet the requirements for authorship and on publication ethics set out in the policy of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors on Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication as laid out in:www.icmje.org

Specific statements are detailed later.
 
ICMJE states that authorship criteria should be based on 1) substantial contributions to conception and design of, or acquisition of data or analysis and interpretation of data 2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content and 3) final approval of the version to be published. Authors should meet conditions 1, 2 and 3.
The Journal of Disability and Oral Health is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and supports and encourages the use of the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials CONSORT checklist as detailed http://publicationethics.org/members/journal-disability-and-oral-health.

For correspondence to the Editor:

Professor Shelagh Thompson
Journal of Disability and Oral Health School of Dentistry
University of Liverpool
Pembroke Place
Liverpool
Merseyside
L35PS
Tel: +44-1517065215 (office)

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