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Author Guidelines

The manuscript was sent to the research E-Prodenta Journal of Dentistry can be written in Bahasa Indonesia language or English. Script writing in the language of Indonesia should meet appropriate raw rule Guidelines Enhanced Indonesian Language Spelling and the use of the term general guidelines. When using the term or acronym that has not been raw, should be accompanied by captions. Writing in English suggested getting the language editing service first before the manuscript is sent to the E-Prodenta Journal of Dentistry. 

Preparing figures

•    Figures should be numbered in the order they are first mentioned in the text, and uploaded in this order. Multi-panel figures (those with parts a, b, c, d etc.) should be submitted at supplementary as a single composite file that contains all parts of the figure

•    Figures should be uploaded in the correct orientation.

•    Figure titles (max 15 words) and legends (max 200 words) should be provided in the main manuscript, not in the graphic file.

•    Figure keys should be incorporated into the graphic, not into the legend of the figure.

•    Each figure should be closely cropped to minimize the amount of white space surrounding the illustration. Cropping figures improves accuracy when placing the figure in combination with other elements when the accepted manuscript is prepared for publication on our site.

•    Individual figure files should not exceed 5 MB.

•    Please note that it is the responsibility of the author(s) to obtain permission from the copyright holder to reproduce figures (or tables) that have previously been published elsewhere. In order for all figures to be open access, authors must have permission from the rights holder if they wish to include images that have been published elsewhere in non-open access journals. Permission should be indicated in the figure legend, and the original source included in the reference list.

•    Please include maximum of 6 figures.

Figure file types

•    PDF (suitable for diagrams and/or images)

•    Microsoft Word (suitable for diagrams and/or images, figures must be a single page)

•    PowerPoint (suitable for diagrams and/or images, figures must be a single page)

•    JPEG (suitable for photographic images, less suitable for graphical images)

•    PNG (suitable for images)

•    CDX (ChemDraw - suitable for molecular structures)

Figure size and resolution

Figures on the web:

•    Width of 600 pixels (standard), 1200 pixels (high resolution).

Figures in the final PDF version:

•    Width of 85 mm for half page width figure

•    Width of 170 mm for full page width figure

•    Maximum height of 225 mm for figure and legend

•    Image resolution of approximately 300 dpi (dots per inch) at the final size

Figures should be designed such that all information, including text, is legible at these dimensions. All lines should be wider than 0.25 pt when constrained to standard figure widths. All fonts must be embedded.


Preparing Tables

Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Tables placed after conclusion, before reference. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and place any table notes below the table body. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article. Please avoid using vertical rules and shading in table cells.


Preparing The Manuscript

A unit or unit size are written in accordance with System Internationale (SI-Units). The manuscript is typed with a computer using a program Microsoft Word with, single column, letter size 12, Tahoma for text, 10 pt for tables and images, 9 pt to the captions of tables and pictures, 1.5 spacing on A4 paper, a maximum of fifteen pages, including tables, pictures, and references

The lead author must ensure that all auxiliary authors have read and approved the submitted manuscript. Manuscripts submitted with cover letters and approval statements from all authors signed by the lead author.

The manuscript should be arranged according to the following system:

1. Title

Should describe the basic content of writing in a concise and clear, written in Indonesian and English. The title is a maximum of fourteen words in Indonesian and twelve words in English.

2. Author Name

Full name of the author (no abbreviation, no title) and complete affiliation of the author (complete with zip code). For example Zahra Safira, Dentistry Education Program, Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang 65145. For correspondence, the author's name and academic degree are written complete, also the name and address of the author's office or place, accompanied by phone number, fax number, and email.

3. Abstract and Keywords

Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English in one paragraph, not more than 250 words, and are the essence of the entire text, including: background, objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. Keywords with the title "Keywords" are written under the abstract by selecting three to five words that can help the indexing.

4. Introduction

Includes background problems, hypotheses (if any), and research objectives.

5. Method

Contains an explanation of the materials and tools used, time, place, technique, and experiment design. References should be specified if the methods (including statistical analysis) used are new or not yet commonly used.

6. Results

Research articles or case reports can contain a maximum of six tables. Each table is given a number and a short title according to the sequence of mention in the script, and each column is given a short subtitle. If necessary be clarified with illustrations of images, whether in the form of photos or graphics, maximum of ten pieces. The serial number and title of the image should be written according to the appearance of the script. If the image is obtained from another person's source or in the form of an already published illustration, it must be included in the description. Images and quotes that are not the results of the study should include the original source and include in the bibliography. The description of the table and the picture is written on the caption under the table or the drawing. The loading of color images exceeds the terms of additional charges.

7. Discussion

In the discussion, it is necessary to provide a logical analysis and argument to the results of the research obtained, whether appropriate, reinforce or deny previous findings, theories, and opinions.

8. Conclusions

The written conclusions should be based on the results of the research and discussion that have been done before and directly related to the problems that have been formulated in the introduction. The conclusions should be in accordance with the objectives of the study, based on the discussion of research results, and not beyond the capacity of the research findings.

9. Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments (if any) are addressed to professionals and all parties to help, including technical support, funds, and facilities of an agency.

10. References / References

References cited for a maximum period of ten years. Prioritize references taken are up-to-date referrals, except for raw information and no new referrals. The number of referrals for research articles and case reports of at least ten pieces is for a minimal twenty literature review. The bibliography is organized according to the Vancouver system, writing numbers (not alphabetical) in the order in which they appear in the manuscript. Papers submitted for publication but not yet published may be used as references with "in press" information. As far as possible avoid referrals in the form of personal communication (personal communication) except for information that can not be obtained from public sources by mentioning the source name and date of communication. The manuscript with the author does not exceed six persons then the name of the author is seconded all by the order of the family name followed by the first letter of the author's name. When the author of more than six people then the first three authors listed, then followed "et al.". The reference title is written according to the title of the original article. The name of the journal is written completely with the official name, followed by the year, the volume (number), and the article pages in the journal.

Examples of writing a bibliography:


Zaher AR, Helal ME, Grawish ME, Zedan W. Immunohistochemical Expression of Epithelial Cadherin in the Buccal Mucosa of Guinea Pigs After Topical Application of Policresulen. Cairo Dental Journal. 2004; 20: 17-21.


Topazian R, Goldberg M, Hupp J. Oral and Maxillofacial Infections. 4th edition. USA: W.B. Saunders; 2002; p. 165-202.

Chapter in book

Crum R. Rationale for the Retention of Teeth For Overdentures. In: Brewer A and Morrow R. Overdentures. 2nd edition. USA: Mosby; p. 3-9.


Stark H. The Dynamics of Surface Adsorption. Proceedings of the International Congress on Current Aspects of Quantum Chemistry. London, March 15-18, 2007; p. 24 – 36.

Thesis/ Dissertation

Wijaya R. Diagnosis Penyakit Tipus dengan Metode PCR. [Disertasi]. Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung. 2005.


Rahardjo B. Pola Akses Internet yang Bursty. (Online) Mei. 1998: 25(2): 75-90. [diakses tanggal 3 Maret 2011].


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed after conclusion, before reference
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

E-Prodenta Journal of Dentistry receives original texts that have not been published in any media in any language, or are being sent to other journals at the same time. If the manuscript has already been presented in a particular symposium or seminar, then it should be written in the description. The submission of the manuscript shall be accompanied by a statement of authenticity of writing and unpublished statements made and signed by the first author. When the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher. 


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