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Submit an Article: Guide for Authors

During hard times of Covid-19 pandemic our journal trying to support authors by reducing the article processing charge (APC) by 50%. And by the end of December 2022 the APC will be 100 USD and 50 USD (excluding taxes) depending on the article`s type. Moreover, the journal guarantees 100% APC waiver for sumbitted manuscripts focused simultaneously on Covid-19 and oral-maxillofacial surgery.

Documents for Submission

  1. Cover Letter (download template).
  2. Copyright Transfer and Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form (download template).
  3. Consent for Taking and Publishing Photographs (download template).
  4. Manuscript (PDF/MS Word file).
  5. Images from Figures and/or Videos (as a separate files). Video is encouraged with your article.

Sent 4 documents + separate images/video files to the Editorial Office

  • For article submission to the Section "Images in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" direct your manuscript to the Section Editor Dr. Mosquera:

January 01, 2023 is a day of an official launch of the OMF Publishing Editorial System and the authors/reviewers will receive a possibity to use it with a lot of technological simplifications of submission and review process.

Peer Review Process

After submission to Editorial Office/Managing Editor the peer review process consist of 5 steps: 

  1. Peer reviewers selected by clinical expertise. 
  2. Reviewers' comments received by Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor.
  3. Initial decision sent to authors. 
  4. Revised manuscript reviewed by Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor to ensure that reviewer's suggestions have been addressed. On occasion, the original reviewers also review the revised manuscript. 
  5. Final decision sent to author and at the same time requested to pay an article processing charge (Table 1). Following payment of this fee, the article will be made universally available at no further charge through

Guide For Authors

Here you can download Guide for Authors (PDF)


TABLE 1. Article Publication Costs (Synonym: Article Processing Charge).

Tier Article Type Article Processing Charge
Tier 1
  • Case Report
  • Case Series
  • Original Article
  • Review Article
  • Technique
  • Viewpoint
  • Discussion
  • Pictorial Essay
$100 USD (excluding tax)
Tier 2
  • Images
  • Letter to the Editor
$50 USD (excluding tax)