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Oral health & preventive dentistry

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryDentistry
Dental Hygiene
PublisherQuintessence Publishing Company
Publication typeJournals
Scope Official journal of the European Society of Preventive Dentistry (ESPD), the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and the Sociedad Española de Odontologia Minimamente Invasiva (SEOMI) Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry is a quarterly journal conveying scientific progress to clinicians, general practitioners, teachers, researchers and public health administrators in the field of oral health and prevention of caries, periodontal diseases, oral mucosal diseases and dental trauma. It includes oral hygiene, oral epidemiology, oral health promotion and public health aspects as central topics of the scope.


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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.

Dental Hygiene2004Q1
Dental Hygiene2005Q1
Dental Hygiene2006Q1
Dental Hygiene2007Q1
Dental Hygiene2008Q1
Dental Hygiene2009Q1
Dental Hygiene2010Q1
Dental Hygiene2011Q1
Dental Hygiene2012Q1
Dental Hygiene2013Q1
Dental Hygiene2014Q1
Dental Hygiene2015Q1
Dental Hygiene2016Q1
Dental Hygiene2017Q1
Dental Hygiene2018Q2

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.

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)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.907
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.065
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.081
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.109
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.151
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.326
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.708
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.907
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.856
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.886
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.978
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.964
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.194
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.065
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.980
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.253
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.198
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.531
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.938
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.847
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.732
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.773
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.809
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.813
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.802
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.809
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.172
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.976
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 Cites20030
Self Cites20044
Self Cites200510
Self Cites200610
Self Cites200713
Self Cites20085
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20106
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20129
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20164
Self Cites201711
Self Cites20189
Total Cites20030
Total Cites200426
Total Cites200568
Total Cites2006117
Total Cites2007106
Total Cites200889
Total Cites2009101
Total Cites2010131
Total Cites2011134
Total Cites2012156
Total Cites2013172
Total Cites2014148
Total Cites2015162
Total Cites2016147
Total Cites2017208
Total Cites2018224
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 document20030
External Cites per document20040.449
External Cites per document20050.604
External Cites per document20060.829
External Cites per document20070.877
External Cites per document20080.808
External Cites per document20090.842
External Cites per document20100.933
External Cites per document20110.921
External Cites per document20121.035
External Cites per document20131.188
External Cites per document20141.022
External Cites per document20151.163
External Cites per document20160.953
External Cites per document20171.187
External Cites per document20181.150
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.531
Cites per document20050.708
Cites per document20060.907
Cites per document20071.000
Cites per document20080.856
Cites per document20090.886
Cites per document20100.978
Cites per document20110.964
Cites per document20121.099
Cites per document20131.194
Cites per document20141.065
Cites per document20151.200
Cites per document20160.980
Cites per document20171.253
Cites per document20181.198
% 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 documents20030
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20056
Non-citable documents20066
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents201611
Non-citable documents201715
Non-citable documents201815
Citable documents20030
Citable documents200449
Citable documents200596
Citable documents2006129
Citable documents2007106
Citable documents2008104
Citable documents2009114
Citable documents2010134
Citable documents2011139
Citable documents2012142
Citable documents2013144
Citable documents2014139
Citable documents2015135
Citable documents2016150
Citable documents2017166
Citable documents2018187
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 documents20030
Uncited documents200436
Uncited documents200562
Uncited documents200673
Uncited documents200753
Uncited documents200859
Uncited documents200963
Uncited documents201069
Uncited documents201173
Uncited documents201264
Uncited documents201367
Uncited documents201467
Uncited documents201559
Uncited documents201680
Uncited documents201789
Uncited documents201884
Cited documents20030
Cited documents200417
Cited documents200540
Cited documents200662
Cited documents200755
Cited documents200845
Cited documents200952
Cited documents201066
Cited documents201167
Cited documents201278
Cited documents201377
Cited documents201475
Cited documents201581
Cited documents201681
Cited documents201792
Cited documents2018118
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