Author Guidelines


Initial submission

The article is the result of a research study in dental health. The article should be written in English and Indonesian. The initial submission should be clean and complete but does not have to comply with all Journal Center of Excellent : Health Assistive Technology (CoE) specifications yet.

Manuscripts of insufficient priority or quality are promptly rejected. Manuscripts retained to undergo a review process for potential publication in the Journal will be submitted to a technical check. Authors will be informed immediately if their manuscripts need reformatting and will be given 14 days to make specific changes.

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Manuscript File Formats

All manuscripts should be submitted in Word document format. Journal Center of Excellent : Health Assistive Technology (CoE) submission system is located at

Manuscript Components

Research result article consists of: Title, author's name, abstract in English, keywords, introductions, research methods, results and discussions, conclusions, and References.

Review article consists of: Title, author’s name, abstract in English, Keywords, Introductions, research methods, results and discussions, Conclusion, and References.

Author mush attach a plagiarism checking document (can use Turnitin, iThenticket or something else). The maximum similarity tolerated is 25%.



  1. The title is written in English and informative, concise, and not too long or short (10- 25 words).
  2. Consists of the variables under study and describes the content of the manuscript.
  3. A title does not contain abbreviations or formulas.
  4. The title page should include the title of the manuscript only. The names of authors should be deleted to ensure the double-blinding of the paper during the peer review process.


  1. The abstract is concisely written, about the most important ideas and contains the problems or research objectives, research method, and research results.
  2. Written in an Indonesian or English language with 250 words maximum.
  3. Keywords contain main words.


An introduction is presented in an integrated manner without subtitles. It is written in the form of paragraphs with a contains:

  1. Background or research rational.
  2. Theoretical basis (literature review in brief).
  3. Research Objective.

Research Method

The method is written with a containing:

  1. The study designs.
  2. Data collection techniques and data sources.
  3. Method of data analysis.

Result and Discussion

The results represent a major part of scientific articles containing:

  1. Results of data analysis.
  2. Results of hypothesis testing.
  3. It can be presented with a table or graph to clarify results verbally.
  4. Discussion is an important part of the entire scientific article. The purposes of the discussion are: answer the research problem, interpret the findings, integrate the findings of research into the existing knowledge, and formulate a new theory  or  modify the existing theories.
  5. A serial number that is used is number 1, 2, 3, and so on, do not need to use a composite number. Hyphens should not change the serial number.


  1. Contain conclusions and recommendations.
  2. Conclusions contain answers to the research questions.
  3. Recommendations refer to the results of research and practical form of action, specify to whom and for what recommendation intended.
  4. Written in essay form, not in numerical form.


  • Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Tables can be placed either next to the relevant text in the article, or on separate page(s) at the end. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and place any table notes below the table body. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article. Please avoid using vertical rules and shading in table cells. 


  • Ensure that each illustration has a caption. Supply captions separately, not attached to the figure. A caption should comprise a brief title (not on the figure itself) and a description of the illustration. Keep text in the illustrations themselves to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used.  


The main references are national journal, international journals and proceeding. All references should be to the most pertinent and up-to-date sources: 

  1. Contain literature that is referenced in the content, arranged alphabetically, and written in the APA (American Psychological Association) 6thEdition system.
  2. Fully written, appropriate with the references in the content.
  3. Only load literature referenced in the content.
  4. Source of reference are at least 80% from literature published last 10 years.
  5. References are least 80% from research article in journal or research reports.
  6. Reference format is APA (American Psychological Association) 6thEdition style better to use Reference Manager (Mendeley, Zotero or Endnote, etc).



Author1A, Author2 B. (Year).Title of Manuscript.Name of Journal or its Abbreviation. Vol.(Issue),pages. doi:…………………….

Adeniyi, A. A., Ajieroh, V., Sofola, O. O., Asiyanbi, O., & Oyapero, A. (2017). A Pilot test of an oral health education module for community health workers in Ikeja LGA, Lagos State. African Journal of Oral Health, 7(1), 8–16.


If the references are refer to specific page range in a book

Author1 A, Author2 B. (Year). The Title of the Book. Edition. City: Publisher. pages.

Rickne CS, Weiss G. (2016). Woelfel’s Dental Anatomy. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Willkins.


Please be sure to check for spelling and grammar before submitting your paper.