Aims and Scope

Turkish Journal of Orthodontics (Turk J Orthod) is a scientific, open access periodical published by independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official publication of the Turkish Orthodontic Society, and it is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Turkish Journal of Orthodontics publishes clinical and experimental studies on on all aspects of orthodontics including craniofacial development and growth, reviews on current topics, case reports, editorial comments and letters to the editor that are prepared in accordance with the ethical guidelines. The journal’s publication language is English and the Editorial Board encourages submissions from international authors. Please note that the journal does not consider survey research for publication.

Journal’s target audience includes academicians, specialists, residents, and general practitioners working in the fields of orthodontics, dentistry, medicine and other related fields.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Turkish Journal of Orthodontics is currently indexed in PubMed Central, Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, DOAJ, Scopus, CNKI, Gale, EBSCO and TUBITAK ULAKBİM TR Index.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the Turkish Orthodontic Society.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Turkish Journal of Orthodontics’ Open Access Policy is based on the rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

Turkish Journal of Orthodontics (TJO) applies an Article Processing Fee (APC) for articles to be uploaded to the system as of May 1, 2024. The Article Processing Charge (APC) is for accepted articles only. No fees are requested from the authors during submission and evaluation process.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. Authors use the CC license to transfer the right to use, share or modify their work to third parties. This journal is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) which permits third parties to copy, distribute, or reuse the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the author and original work.

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Advertising Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC BY-NC license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing author(s) name; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.


Editor in Chief: Derya Germeç Çakan
Address: Bağdat Cad. No: 238, Göztepe,34728 İstanbul, Turkiye
Phone: +90 216 468 08 00
Fax: +90 216 468 08 00
E-mail: [email protected]

Publisher: Galenos
Address:  Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkiye
Phone:  +90 539 307 32 03 / +90 530 177 30 97
E-mail[email protected]