Criteria for Publication

To be accepted for publication in Acta Odontologica Turcica, an article must fulfill the criteria given below:

1) It does not involve any ethical violation,

2) It has a clear message to be conveyed to the scientific community,

3) It is written in an intelligible fashion,

4) It possesses structural and logical integrity:

--The manuscript has a straight and clear story line,

--Reasons for doing the study are explained in the Introduction section,

--Experiments, statistics and other analyses are carried out adequately, and described in sufficient detail,

--Conclusion of the article is drawn directly from the findings of the study,

--Conclusion section answers the research question (aim) addressed in the Introduction section,

--Sections of the manuscript, including the abstract, do not contradict with each other. Manuscript has internal consistency.