The journal Contemporary Clinical Dentistry (CCD) (Print ISSN: 0976-237X, E-ISSN:0976- 2361) is peer-reviewed journal published on behalf of Maharishi Markandeshwar University and issues are published quarterly in the last week of March, June, September and December. The Journal publishes Original research papers, clinical studies, case series strictly of clinical interest. Manuscripts are invited from all specialties of Dentistry i.e. Conservative dentistry and Endodontics, Dentofacial orthopedics and Orthodontics, Oral medicine and Radiology, Oral pathology, Oral surgery, Orodental diseases, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Clinical aspects of Public Health dentistry and Prosthodontics. Review articles are not accepted. Review, if published, will only be by invitation from eminent scholars and academicians of National and International repute in the field of Medical/Dental education.
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, PubMed Central, SCOPUS
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Scope of the journal
The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to diagnosis and therapy during the pre-natal stage in humans including ethical and social issues. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.