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Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts should be prepared in English.
  • Abstracts must be original and have not been previously published in a peer review journal or presented at a previous congress.
  • Presentations are limited to one presentation per person. You can be listed as a co-author on a number of submissions but must be the presenter on only one submission.
  • All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and an acceptance notification will be sent to the presenting author by email which will confirm the mode of presentation.

Abstract Format:       

  • There are two types of abstracts that can be submitted for review: research articles and case reports.
  • The deadline for submission of abstracts is 05 June 2020.
  • Title: should not exceed the 150 characters limit (spaces included) and typed in sentence case (all letters in lowercase except the first letter of the first word of the title)
  • Abstract text word limit: the main body of the abstract text should not be more than 250 words (title, authors and affiliation details are excluded).

For Research Articles:

There should be headings in bold/capitals for: AIM, METHODS, RESULTS and CONCLUSIONS.

  • AIM: Usually one short simple sentence stating the objective of doing the study.
  • METHODS:  This section must be clearly written and in sufficient detail for the work to be repeated by other workers. The statistical methods used should be stated. 
  • RESULTS: These should be clearly and succinctly presented and only related to the methods described. Statistical analysis should be included in this section. Images, tables and visual data should not be submitted.
  • CONCLUSIONS: This should briefly outline the most important findings.


For Case Reports: 

There should be headings in bold/capitals for: INTRODUCTION, CASE REPORT(S) and CONCLUSIONS.

  • INTRODUCTION: about the disease or the condition of the case report.
  • CASE REPORT(S):  Background to the reported case should be briefly explained and the findings of the case and methods of treatment should be described in detail. A description of the FOLLOW-UP clinical care carried out must be included.
  • CONCLUSIONS: Final comments regarding the importance of the case.

Abstract Submission Categories

  • Dental materials
  • Dental trauma
  • Cariology and Preventive Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Epidemiology
  • Behaviour management
  • Dental anomalies
  • Growth and development
  • Oral medicine and pathology
  • Preventive and interceptive orthodontics
  • Special Needs Patients
  • Syndromes and genetics
  • Other

 

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