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​Open access dental journals

A wide range of free online medical and dental journals is available via: 
  • PubMed central which indexes and provides links to more than 300 titles

  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) which provides access to around 77 full text dental titles

BDA members can access 13 full text journals through Science Direct.

    
Please contact library@bda.org if the links below no longer work or the journals are no longer open access.

 

Dental journal links

Acta Orthopaedica – ISSN 1745-3674 – issues available from 1930 Vol 1 to date.

Advances in Medical and Dental Science – ISSN 1995-0764 – issues available from 2007-2017.

American Journal of Public Health – ISSN 0090-0036 – issues available from 1911 Vol 1 to 2009 Vol 99 (1).

American Journal of Roentgenology – ISSN 0361-803x – issues available from 1965 Vol 95 to date (Issues become available 1 year after publication).

Anesthesia Progress – ISSN 0003-3006 – issues available from 1954 Vol 1 to date. (Issues become available 1 year after publication).

Angle Orthodontist – ISSN 0003-3219 – issues available from 1931 Vol 1(1) to date.

Annals and Essences of Dentistry – ISSN 0976-156x – issues available from 2009 Vol 1 to date.

AOG Journal (Journal of the Anglo-Asian Odontological Group) – selected issues available.

BDJ Open - issues available from 2015 onwards

BMC Oral Health – ISSN 1472-6831 – issues available from 2001 Vol 1 to date.

Brazilian Dental Journal – ISSN 0103-6440 – issues available from 1990 Vol 1(1) to date.

Brazilian Oral Research – ISSN 1806-8324 – issues available from 2004 Vol 18 to date.

British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) – ISSN 0960-1643 – issues available from 1958 Vol 1. Access to the most recent year’s articles is not provided.

British Medical Journal (BMJ) – ISSN 0959-8154 – issues available from 1857 Vol 1 to 2008 Vol. 336 via pubmed central.

Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College – ISSN 0040-8891 – issues available from 1999 Vol 40(1) to date.

CDA Essentials (Official print publication of the Canadian Dental Association) - ISSN 2292-7360 - issues available from 2014 Vol 1 (1) to date. 

CDR Weekly (Communicable Disease Report Weekly) – issues available from 1991 Vol 1(1) to 2006 Vol 16 (51).

Clinical Case Reports - ISSN 2050-0904 - issues available from 2013 volume 1 to date

Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry – ISSN 1179-1357 - issues available from 2009 Vol 1 to date.

Clinical and Experimental Dental Research - ISSN 2057-4347 - issues available from 2015 volume 1 to date.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews – available to browse or search online free-of-charge from any UK computer.

Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry – ISSN 0734-0338 – issues available from 2008 Vol 29(1) to date.

Contour - Journal of the American Student Dental Association - ISSN 2474-7300 - issues available from 2017 Vol 1 to date. Journal supercedes Mouth.

Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine – ISSN 1045-4411 – issues available from 1990 Vol 1(1) to 2004 Vol 15(6). Journal ceased publication in December 2004.

Dental Economics – ISSN 0011-8583 - issues available from 1995 Vol 85(12) to date.

Dental Hypotheses - ISSN 2319-2038 - issues available from 2010 Vol 1 to date.

Dental Materials Journal – ISSN 1881-1361 - issues from 1982 Vol 1 to date.

Dental Research Journal – ISSN 2008-0255 – issues available from 2003 Vol 1 to date

Endodontology – ISSN 0970-7212 - issues available from 2000 Vol 1(1) to date.

Fluoride – Official Quarterly Journal of the International Society for Fluoride Research – ISSN 00154725 – issues available from 1968 Vol 1(1) to date.

Hellenic Orthodontic Review – ISSN 1108-1279 – issues available from 1998 Vol 1(1) to date.

Indian Journal of Dental Research – issues available from 2005 Vol 16 to date.

International Journal of Implant Dentistry - ISSN 2198-4034 - issues available from Vol 1 2015 to date.

International Journal of Oral Science – ISSN 1674-2818 – issues from 2009 Vol 1 to date.

Internet Journal of Dental Science – ISSN 1937-8238 – issues from 2003 Vol 1 to date.

Japanese Dental Science Review - ISSN 1882-7616 - issues available from 2008 Vol 44 (1) to date.

Journal of Anatomy – ISSN 0021-8782 – issues available from 1867 Vol 1(1) to date. Issues become available two years after publication.

Journal of Applied Oral Sciences – ISSN 1678 7757 – issues from 2003 Vol 11 (1) to date.

Journal of the American College of Dentists - ISSN 0002 7979 - issues from 1934 Vol 1 (2) to date.

Journal of the California Dental Association (CDA Journal) – ISSN 0746-424x – issues available from 1998 Vol 26 (1) to date.

Journal of the Canadian Dental Association (JCDA) – ISSN 1488-2159 – issues available from 1998 Vol 64 (7) to 2009 Vol 75 (10). More recent content accessible at JCDA.ca.

Journal of Conservative Dentistry – ISSN 0974-5203 – issues available from 2005 Vol 8 (1) to date.

Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice - eISSN 1526-3711 - issues available from 1999 Vol 1 (1) to date.

Journal of Dental Biomechanics – ISSN 1758-7360 – issues from 2010 Vol 1 to 2015 Vol 6. Journal ceased publication in 2015.

Journal of Dental Research, Dental Clinics, Dental Prospects – ISSN 2008-2118 – issues available from 2007 Vol 1 (1) to date.

Journal of Dental Sciences - ISSN 1991-7902 - issues available from 2009 Vol 4 (1) to date.

Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health – ISSN 0143-005X – issues available from 1947 Vol 1 to 2006 Vol 60 (1).

Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences – ISSN 0975-2137 – issues available from 2009 Vol 1 (1) to date.

Journal of Forensic Odontostomatology – ISSN 0258-414X - issues available from 2005 Vol 23 (1) to date.

Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry – issues from 2011 Vol 3 to date.

Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry – ISSN 0970-4388 – issues from 1996 Vol 14 to date.

Journal of the Indian Society of Periodontology – ISSN 0975-1580 – issues available from 2008 Vol 12 (1) to date.

Journal of the Irish Dental Association – issues available from 2004 Vol 50 (1) to date.

Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences (formerly Bulletin of Tokyo Medical and Dental University) – issues available from 1997 Vol 44 to date.

Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Pathology – ISSN 1998-393x – issues available from 2003 Vol 7 to date.

Journal of Oral Science – ISSN 1343-4934 – issues available from 1998 Vol 40 to date.

Journal of Osaka Dental University – ISSN 0475-2058 – issues available from 1990 Vol 24 to date.

Journal of Periodontal & Implant Science - ISSN 2093-2286 - issues available from 1997 Vol 21 to date.

Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - ISSN 2288-8586 - issues from 2015 Vol 37 to date.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) – ISSN 0149-2195 – issues available from 1952 Vol 1 to date.

Mouth – Journal of the American Student Dental Association – issues available from 2012 Vol 32 to 2016 Vol 36. Journal ceased publication in 2016. Superceded by Contour.

Open Dentistry Journal – ISSN 1874-2106 – issues available from 2007 Vol 1 to date.

Oral Health – ISSN 0030-4204 – access to current content available.

Oral Health and Dental Management - ISSN 2247-2452 - issues available from 2002 Vol 1 to date

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases - ISSN 2214-5419 - issues available from 2015 Vol 1 (1) to date.

Pediatric Dental Journal – ISSN 1880-3997 – issues available from 2004 Vol 14 to 2012 Vol 22.

Progress in Orthodontics - ISSN 2196-1042 - issues available from 2014 Vol 13 to date.

Public Health Reports – ISSN 0094-6214 – issues available from 1878-2012.

SAAD Digest – ISSN 0049-1160 - issues from 2006 Vol 22 to date.

Saudi Dental Journal – ISSN 1013-9052 - issues from 2009 Vol 21 to date.