Journal of Oral Research (J Oral Res.) is the official publication of the Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Concepción - Chile, ISSN Print 0719-2460 and ISSN Online 0719-2479. It publishes one volume with six issues per year.

The mission of the J Oral Res. is to publish original manuscripts resulting from scientific research, among which are included: original articles, systematic and narrative reviews of the literature, study protocols, research hypotheses, case reports and letters to the Editor.

The scope of the J Oral Res. includes all areas of dental practice: clinical, basic science, epidemiology, translational and applied research, as well as other related specialties in the oral and maxillofacial territory. Authors must submit their communications directly to the Editor following strictly the rules stated in the Instructions to Authors and the Ethics Statement included in the last section of each issue of the journal.

The J Oral Res. is a peer-reviewed scientific journal and all articles are subjected to review by 2 or more experts who are external to the Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Concepción. The average peer-review time is 90 days. 

The copyright of all articles published in the J Oral Res. belongs to the Universidad de Concepción, Chile. All information on the J Oral Res. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 and it must be properly cited.

The opinions and contents expressed in the J Oral Res. are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Journal and/or the Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Concepción, Chile.

J Oral Res. is indexed by Scopus, DOAJ, LILACS, Latindex, Directorio and Catálogo,REDIB, IMBIOMED, DIALNET, DOAJ, Google Scholar, CiteFactor, InfoBase, Index Copernicus, REBIUN, JournalTOCs, Free Medical Journals, BVS and UlrichsWeb.  Journal of Oral Research is a member of COPE.