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About the Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology


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Journal’s Title in English

Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Journal’s Title in Ukrainian

Журнал діагностики та лікування оральної і щелепно-лицевої патології

Transliteration of the Title in Ukrainian

Zhurnal diаhnostyky ta likuvаnnia orаlnoi i shchelepno-lytsevoi pаtolohii




It is a surgical fully open access and online-only peer-reviewed journal focused on publishing the articles of all types and highest quality dedicated to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Among published topics are: Microvascular and jaws reconstructive surgery, dental implants, salivary gland tumors/diseases, TMJ lesions, orthognathic surgery, implementation of ultrasound into the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

All articles will be peer reviewed for acceptance by editors for publication in the journal. Authors will be notified of this desicion and at the same time requested to pay an Article Publishing Charge (APC). Following payment of this charge (synonym: fee), articles will be made universally available and no further charge through


Impact Factor (as of Jun 21, 2024) = 0.2 (link). The impact factor (Fig) is determined by the Exaly, an international non-profit project.

FIGURE 1. The impact factor of the Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is 0.2. Data received as of June 21, 2024.

The Journal and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of Doctors

Publication of an article or review in a journal with an impact factor according to the Order No. 446 of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine (dated February 22, 2019) gives 20 or 30 points, depending on whether it is a Ukrainian journal or a foreign one in the official languages of the European Union (EU). 

Thus, a publication in the Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology that (1) has an impact factor of 0.2, (2) has the vast majority (70.59%) of members of the Editorial Board of foreign countries, and (3) is published in English as the official language of the EU, allows each author to receive 30 points of the continuing professional development (CPD).

The CPD points are awarding according to the Criteria for Awarding CPD Points. Order No. 446 of the Ministry of Healthcare of UkraineAppendix 4 to the Procedure for Certification of Doctors (Paragraph 4 of Chapter VI).

To confirm publication in such a journal, the author must provide a bibliographic reference for attestation.

A sample bibliographic reference and a link to the source of impact factor calculation:

Of the three existing types of CPD according to the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, the publication of an article or review in a journal with an impact factor refers to informal education.

Журнал та безперервний професійний розвиток (БПР) лікарів

Публікація статті чи огляду в журналі з імпакт-фактором згідно з Наказом № 446 Міністерства охорони здоров'я (МОЗ) України від 22 лютого 2019 року дає 20 або 30 балів, залежно від того, це український чи іноземний журнал офіційними мовами Європейського Союзу (ЄС).

Таким чином, публікація в "Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology", який (1) має імпакт-фактор 0,2, (2) має переважну більшість (70,59 %) членів редколегії із зарубіжних країн і (3) видається англійською як офіційною мовою ЄС, дозволяє кожному автору отримати 30 балів безперервного професійного розвитку (БПР).

Для підтвердження публікації в такому журналі автор повинен надати бібліографічну довідку (посилання) в якості підтвердного документу.

Зразок бібліографічної довідки (посилання) із посилання на статтю та джерело розрахунку імпакт-фактора:

Із трьох існуючих видів БПР згідно МОЗ України (формальна, неформальна та інформальна освіта) публікація статті або огляду в журналі з імпакт-фактором відноситься до інформальної освіти.


  • J. Diagn. Treat. Oral Maxillofac. Pathol.

Standard abbreviation usually used in references, ie, when authors are citing an article from a particular journal. In this case, the dots may not be used or put one dot at the end of the last title`s word which is abbreviated.

Example: Hanna TC, Kraus DH. State of the art simultaneous bilateral segmental mandibular reconstruction using a single fibula transplant: discussion of the surgical steps. J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2019;3(3):76−103.


From 2017 to 2021 (before the transition to digital-only pulication [Fig 2]) the journal also used Print ISSN: 2519-2086. ISSNs were obtained at ISSN International Center. ISSN International Center`s address: 45 rue de Turbigo, 75003 Paris, France.

All the details about the transition to online-only pulication are in the article.


FIGURE 2. Print issue of the journal before the transition to digital-only pulication in January 2022 (read the article).


The Journal was registered for the first time in 2016, and the next re-registration was in 2019. A link (PDF) to a scanned copy of the Certificate of State Re-Registration of Print Mass Media (journal) in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine as of 2021 (Fig 3).

FIGURE 3. The Certificate of State Re-Registration of Print Mass Media (journal) in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine as of 2021.

The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine

The journal is registered by the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine as print media (Decision of 2024, April 11, No. 1225) (download PDF). The identifier of print media R30-04318.

The journal is registered by the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine as online media (Decision of 2024, April 25, No. 1454) (download PDF). The identifier of online media R40-04708.


Professional registration in 2017: The  journal (titled in 2017 as Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology) is included in the list of scientific professional publications of Ukraine, in which the results of dissertation papers can be published for obtaining degrees of doctor and candidate of sciences based on the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated December 28, 2017 (Protocol No. 1714, Download PDF).


12 online issues (with a print option) a year (from January 2020).



In 2023, an article about the journal and its history was posted in the Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine, published by the Institute of Encyclopedic Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.


2017: 4 issues a year

2018: 4 issues a year

2019: 10 issues a year

2020 to present: 12 issues a year (i.e., monthy publication)

Time to First Decision

The mean time to first decision after the manuscript submission is 19 days.

Covid-19 and Wartime Response

The Editorial Board strives to respond to modern challenges, namely the publication of articles on the pandemic and its impact on the specialty (read the articles) and wartime challanges for the oral and maxillofacial surgery in Ukraine (read the articles) and the organization of work in the regions of hostilities.

16 Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing

The Editorial Board and Publisher supports all 16 Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing according to Scopus recommendations.

The website of our journal is adapted for laptop and smartphone users. It contains such sections as: (1) about the publication (ISSN, aims and scope, etc.), (2) editorial board, (3) ethics, (4) submission, (5) contacts, and (6) publisher pages.

Name of Journal

The journal`s name is unique and indicates how important in modern life of oral and maxillofacial surgeons both the diagnostics and treatment. Ultrasonography, computed and magnetic resonance tomography and many others imaging techniques continue to develop, more surgeons receives additional degrees in those fields. Productive collaboration of Dr. Fesenko (Managing Editor) and Dr. Ahuja (Section Editor) (Fig 4) in the field of oral and maxillofacial and head neck ultrasound helped to attract more articles with ultrasound imaging modality than other journals focused on oral and maxillofacial surgery.


Dr. Fesenko and Dr. Ahuja, Hong Kong, SAR, China, 2017.

FIGURE 4. Dr. Fesenko, Managing Editor (left) and Professor Ahuja, Section Editor (right) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China. 31 March, 2017.


Short title of the journal (DT Journal) indicated at the website and cover page derived from the domain name of the publication and was created with a purpose to facilitate recognition, pronunciation of the official title (Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology). Also, such short name simplifies the writing of the domain name in the browser bar.

The journal employs “double blind” rigorous reviewing.

Ownership and Management: Co-Founders of the Journal

Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is published for the Ukrainian Association for Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons (UAMOS) by three co-founders:

  • Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine (formerly known as Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education), Kyiv, Ukraine.

  • Private Higher Educational Establishment “Kyiv Medical University,” Kyiv, Ukraine.

  • OMF Publishing, Limited Liability Company, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine and Kyiv Medical University provide scientific support for the publication of the journal and OMF Publishing provides publishing process, marketing, advertising, etc.

Governing body and editorial team: EDITORIAL BOARD

  • Editorial Board (EB) shows significant geographic diversity representing 32 opinion leaders from 14 countries: Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR, China), India, Israel, Italy, Slovak Republic, Spain, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America (Fig 5).

FIGURE 5. Professor Tymofieiev, Chief Editor (left) and Professor Fernandes, Deputy Chief Editor (right) at 1st International Scientific Congress of the Azerbaijan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 14 March, 2019; Baku, Azerbaijan.


  • The majority of the editors and EB members (80.96%, i.e. 18 members) have a discernible publication history in Scopus, Web of Science, and journals with a high impact factor.

  • The publication records of all editors and EB members (Fig 6) are consistent with the stated scope and published content of the journal.

  • The journal have several full-time professional editors.

  • Gender distribution of the editors and EB members: 9.37% women (3 persons), 90.62% men (29 persons), 0% non-binary/other, and 0% prefer not to disclose.

  • In January 2022 was launched a unique position of Resident Ambassador (read the editorial) and Dr. Le (link) from University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA) became the Founding Ambassador.


FIGURE 6. Associate Professor Salman, Section Editor with journal`s award plaque. 14 March, 2018; Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Copyright and Licensing

User Rights

All papers published by the journal will be free to every person to download, read, copy, and distrubute. Permission for reuse will be defiened by your choice of one of the next user licenses:

  • Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY): let others copy and distribute the article, to extracts, abstracts, and other revised versions, adatpations or derivative works of or from an article (such as translation), to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), to text or data mine the article, even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit the author(s), do not represent the author as endorsing their adaptation of the article, and not modify the article in such a way as to damage the author`s honor or reputation.

  • Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND): For non-commercial purposes, lets others copy and distribute the article, and to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), as long as they credit the author(s) and provided they do not allert or modify the article. 

Author Rights

For open access publishing this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights and OMF Publishing will be granted publishing and distribution rights.


The APC (synonyms: author fee or open access publication fee) is payable by the authors or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures your article will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone.

The APC is $550 USD (excluding taxes) and $275 USD (excluding taxes) depending on the article`s type. See Submit an Article page. Moreover, the journal guarantees 100% APC waiver for sumbitted manuscripts from Ukraine which are focused on wartime and oral-maxillofacial surgery.

Process for Identification of and Dealing with Allegations of Research Misconduct

Our team makes every effort to identify and deal with allegations of research misconduct.

Publication Ethics

All information related to pulication ethics is indicatad in the section Ethics (link).

Publishing Schedule

This is a monthly publication which publishes issues at the last working day of every month.

Our journal is a fully open access journal what means that all articles are free to read and to download.

The publisher performed the journal`s electronic backup via V. I. Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Our journal and publisher apply publishing business model typical for the “pure gold” open access (i.e., fully open access) peer-reviewed journals which are supported by the payment of the article publishing charge (APC) and advertising. Publishing fees or waiver status does not influence editorial decision making.

Advertising policy: The adverts (surgical devices, medications, etc.) in the format of A4 design page for (1) the home page (example of image and example of that image at the home page screen) and (2) for every issue (example issue) can be considered. There are examples of A4 size advertisement pages and example of A4 size advertisement pages dedicated to medication leaflet. For advertising sales matters, contact our editorial office via email (

Direct Marketing

All direct marketing activities that are conducted on behalf of the journal, is appropriate, well targeted, and unobtrusive.


The articles of our journal are citing in the Scopus journals and publications with a high Impact Factor (like Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics, European Journal of Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America [2020 Impact Factor = 2.802], Oral Diseases [2020 Impact Factor = 3.511], The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal [2020 Impact Factor = 1.433]), etc. The articles of the JDTOMP are also cited in such journals as Oral Oncology Reports and Military Medicine (Impact Factor = 1.2).

Regional uniqueness of the journal

Our journal is the first and only peer-reviewed publication in Ukraine (East European country with more than 40 million of citizens) devoted to oral and maxillofacial surgery specialty.


The journal is known for many firsts in oral and maxillofacial surgery, including the first to publish ultrasonographic (video and images) and clinical report of mucus plugs in submandibular gland duct (May 2019) and the first ever published description of impact of surgeon`s Instagram television (IGTV) at which was shared chimeric fibula transplant (January 2020).


Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is a fully open access and peer-reviewed publication.


Acceptance rate in 2021 became 37 percent. 


Empowering the authors with a possibility to choose the best article`s type which will unlock the potential of the authors` idea, our journal currently publishes 14 types of articles:

Editorial, Guest (synonym: Guest Editorial), Postscript (synonym: Postscriptum Editorial), Images, Case (synonym: Case Report), Cases (synonym: Case Series), Original (synonym: Original Article), Review (synonym: Review Article), Technique (synonyms: Technical Note, Surgical Note), Discussion, Paper Scan (synonyms: Review of Article, Literature Scan), Book Scan (synonym: Book Review), Letter to the Editor (synonym: Letters), and Viewpoint.


OMF Publishing LLC is an academic publisher focused on medical and linguistic sciences. OMF Publishing Limited Liability Company publishes this journal for the Ukrainian Association for Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons (UAMOS).


OMF Publishing LLC―a journal`s publisher―is a member of Publishers International Linking Association, Inc. which doing business as a Crossref.

OMF Publishing`s active membership: From February 2017 to present. 

OMF Publishing`s obtained prefix for creating Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs): 10.23999.

Example of article with DOI: Fernandes RP, Salman SO, Quimby A. Minimally invasive techniques for management of salivary gland pathology. J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2017;1(1):11−4.

Crossref`s headquaters address: 50 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940, United States.

Development Department

The head of the Department is Dr. Kilipiris (Fig 7).


FIGURE 7. Editor in Chief Oleksii Tymofieiev (right) rewards Evangelos Kilipiris, DMD (left) with Journal`s Award. Kyiv, Ukraine; May, 2018. Read the article.

Contributors to the Cover Pages

  • Journal cover images (2018, Volume 2, Issues 2, 3, and 4 [PDF]) are courtesy of Dr. Diego Sergio Rossi and Dr. Michele Romano (Fig 8).


FIGURE 8. Dr. Rossi (on the right) and Dr. Romano (on the left), Department of Biomedical, Surgical & Dental Sciences (Head – Prof Giannì A.B.), University of Milan Maxillo-Facial & Dental Unit (Head – Prof Giannì A.B.), Fondazione Ca’ Granda IRCCS Ospedale, Italy.


  • Journal cover images (2019, Volume 3, Issues 1, 2, 3, and 4 [Fig 9] [PDF]) are courtesy Dr. Hanna (Fig 10).


FIGURE 9. Journal cover images demonstrate virtual surgical planning for a bilateral segmental mandibular reconstruction with single fibula segmented transplants. This technique is described by Dr. Hanna and Dr. Kraus in the article.


FIGURE 10. Todd Hanna, MD, DDS, FACS, New York, NY, USA.


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