Dental and Medical Problems

Dent Med Probl
Index Copernicus (ICV 2021) – 132.50
MEiN – 70 pts
CiteScore (2021) – 2.0
JCI (2021) – 0.5
Average rejection rate (2021) – 82%
ISSN 1644-387X (print)
ISSN 2300-9020 (online)
Periodicity – quarterly


New bibliometric data from Journal Citation Reports and Scopus databases for the year 2021

We are pleased to announce the newest bibliometric data for Dental and Medical Problems:


  • an increase of JCI from 0.22 to 0.5
  • journal’s advancement to Q2 (position 98/329) in the category “Medicine, General & Internal”
  • journal’s advancement to Q3 (position 100/158) in the category “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine”


  • journal’s advancement to Q2 in the category “General Medicine”
  • an increase of CiteScore from 1.2 to 2.0 (a rise by 0.8 points!)
  • an increase in the number of cited articles from 45% to 54%
  • an increase of SJR from 0.249 to 0.345
  • an increase of SNIP from 0.553 to 0.746
The evaluation again proves the constant and rapid development of the journal.
New requirements for Authors as of January 1, 2023 – graphical abstracts
As of January 1, 2023, the journal will require from Authors submitting their manuscripts an additional visual abstract (also known as a graphical abstract) as a complement to the text abstract. It is a concise, pictorial summary of the main findings of the article. For details, please check Information for Authors/Preparing manuscript.
Call for submissions

Dental and Medical Problems invites researchers to submit manuscripts for two Special Issues:

COVID-19 as a new global health challenge for dental and general practitioners

and Relationship between cardiovascular diseases and oral health.

We are waiting for relevant articles until December 31, 2022. Authors submitting their manuscripts for these Special Issues are asked to follow the regular Dental and Medical Problems online manuscript submission procedure.

Ministerial evaluation

We are pleased to announce that Dental and Medical Problems has been assigned a score of 70 pts by the Polish Ministry of Education and Science. It is a rise by 50 pts with regard to the previous evaluation, which proves the high scientific quality of the journal.  

New ICV for Dental and Medical Problems

We would like to announce that Dental and Medical Problems is indexed in the ICI Journals Master List database for 2020 with the Index Copernicus Value (ICV) of 128.41. In comparison with the previous year, our ICV has increased by nearly 10 points (from 118.76). It has been the biggest rise since 2014 and can be regarded as the journal's success.

Clarivate's "Early Access"
As of October 2021, Dental and Medical Problems, within the Clarivate Early Access indexing initiative (for details, see What’s next for JCR: defining ‘Early Access' - Clarivate), is starting publishing articles as Ahead of Print in a new format. It will be more user-friendly and will allow the earlier publication as well as indexation of all accepted manuscripts, also those not yet assigned to any particular issue.
New Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editor, and a new publishing policy in "Dental and Medical Problems"

New Editor-in-Chief, prof. dr hab. n. med. Mieszko Wińôckiewicz and Deputy Editor, dr hab. n. med. Helena Martynowicz, are going to change the publishing policy in "Dental and Medical Problems". The Journal will have its medical science scope expanded and will embrace some new thematic sections concerning general medicine, related to oral sciences.

As of October 28, 2020, only original papers and all kinds of reviews (narrative review, systematic review, systematic review and meta-analysis, etc.) are accepted.

“Dental and Medical Problems” indexed under two categories in Web of Science

As of February 10, 2021, the Journal's coverage in Web of Science has been extended. At present, "Dental and Medical Problems" is indexed under two categories: Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine and Medicine General & Internal.  

“Dental and Medical Problems” in MEDLINE

“Dental and Medical Problems” is indexed in MEDLINE database, starting from 2018, Vol. 55, No. 1 (January–March). Therefore, the journal is searchable via PubMed and the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) Entrez system. Abstracts of all articles published in the abovementioned and all subsequent issues are now available in this database, while full articles can be accessed free of charge via our website.

It is worth noting that new journals are not included automatically or immediately into MEDLINE database. Selection is based on the recommendations of the Literature Selection Technical Review Committee (LSTRC), which takes into consideration the scientific scope and quality of a journal.

Original version of the journal 

As of January 1, 2017, the online edition is the original version of all published articles.