D.Y.Patil deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade was established in the year 2002 with a vision to provide quality education in all spheres of higher learning and health services in India. The D.Y.Patil University, School of Dentistry is one of the oldest dental schools in the state of Maharashtra. It offers academic program from undergraduate to research level in the emerging areas of knowledge of Health Sciences. It has nearly 550 students in its various undergraduate and postgraduate programs from all over the country. Nearly 70 percent of all currently enrolled students are women. The institute firmly believes that in today’s world, groups of researchers must work together synergistically in order to move fundamental basic science research into practice. This collaborative, integrated approach drives the majority of the research conducted today at the school of Dentistry. The School of Dentistry’s distinguished dental faculty includes full-time clinicians and researchers, including many who have made pioneering contributions in research, education and healthcare. A critical aspect of the research process is reporting of new results and findings in scientific journals in order to disseminate information to the larger community of researchers. This new journal, “Indian Journal of Oral Health and Research” was envisioned and founded to fulfill growing needs of dentistry. Indian Journal of Health and Research (IJOHR) is the official publication of D.Y.Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai. It is an international peer reviewed, open access journal. The first issue of this journal was published in Jan-Jun 2015.It is a platform to publish original research, review and case reports from all branches of Dentistry and Medicine especially in the area of oral health.
Indian Journal of Oral Health and Research, a publication of D. Y. Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai, is a print + online Semiannual journal. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ijohr.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.
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