Aim and Scope


Mustansiriya Dental Journal (MDJ) with e-ISSN: 1813-8500 p-ISSN:  2618-0944 and DOI: 10.32828/mdj.v(no).i(no) is a scientific quarterly peer-reviewed research journal. It is issued by the College of Dentistry, Mustansiriya University, Baghdad, IRAQ.

The editorial board, consulted committee, and reviewers, composed of prominent scientists from different countries, are representative of the disciplines covered by the journal. The journal editorial board welcomes original papers in English language only, all submitted papers are checked for plagiarism using anti-plagiarism software (i.e., Turnitin). Manuscript that is written by artificial intelligence will be detected by plagiarism software and will not be accepted in the MDJ.

Journal Aims

The journal's aim is to publish innovative studies across a range of scientific fields. It also works to encourage academic and research collaboration and scholarly exchange. Additionally, it committed to expanding the boundaries of knowledge in science by publishing robust, peer-reviewed research. By providing top-notch, original research, the provided website helps the worldwide scientific community by spreading advanced scientific discoveries and achievements. The journal also supports the investigation of novel scientific approaches and technology. A fundamental value is upholding academic integrity and honesty in scientific investigation and dissemination. Additionally, MDJ assists in disseminating the most recent scientific discoveries to a broad audience and work to uplift and assist the younger generation.


Focus and Scope

Mustansiriya Dental Journal publishes the latest and innovative papers and articles spanning a variety of outstanding and distinct research fields. These include:

  • Periodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Restorative and aesthetic dentistry
  • Preventive and paediatric dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Oral medicine and pathology
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Dental biomaterials
  • Oral biology and pharmacotherapy
  • Oral microbiology