Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry



Universities and research institutions in India

Subject Area and Category


Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications



Publication type



22310762, 22501002





How to publish in this journal


It is a journal aimed for research, scientific facts and details covering all specialties of dentistry with a good determination for exploring and sharing the knowledge in the medical and dental fraternity. The scope is therefore huge covering almost all streams of dentistry - starting from original studies, systematic reviews, narrative reviews, very unique case reports. Journal scope is not limited to these subjects and is more wider covering all specialities of dentistry follows: -Preventive and Community dentistry (Dental public health)- Endodontics- Oral and maxillofacial pathology- Oral and maxillofacial radiology- Oral and maxillofacial surgery (also called oral surgery)- Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics- Periodontology (also called periodontics)- Pediatric dentistry (also called pedodontics)- Prosthodontics (also called prosthetic dentistry)- Oral medicine- Special needs dentistry (also called special care dentistry)- Oral Biology- Forensic odontology- Geriatric dentistry or Geriodontics- Preventive and Social Medicine (Public health)- Our journal appreciates research articles pertaining with advancement of dentistry, preventive and community dentistry including oral epidemiology, oral health services research, oral health education and promotion, behavioral sciences related to dentistry, dental jurisprudence, ethics and oral health, economics, and quality assessment, recent advances in preventive dentistry and community dentistry. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Dentistry (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Dentistry (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Dentistry (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Dentistry (miscellaneous)2020Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.734
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.734
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.408
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.836
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.386
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20160
Self Cites201715
Self Cites201811
Self Cites201912
Self Cites202014
Total Cites20160
Total Cites2017102
Total Cites2018266
Total Cites2019452
Total Cites2020481
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20160
External Cites per document20170.626
External Cites per document20181.049
External Cites per document20191.371
External Cites per document20201.782
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.734
Cites per document20181.095
Cites per document20191.408
Cites per document20201.836
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20160
Citable documents2017139
Citable documents2018243
Citable documents2019321
Citable documents2020262
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20160
Uncited documents201783
Uncited documents2018118
Uncited documents2019126
Uncited documents202080
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201756
Cited documents2018125
Cited documents2019195
Cited documents2020182
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