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Progress in Orthodontics publishes the following article types:

Click the relevant link to find style and formatting information for the article you are going to submit.

Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


Any images should protect the patient’s anonymity as far as possible. Any photos or medical imaging should not show the patient's name, medical record number, or date of birth. If an image of a face must be published, eyes should be completely blocked.

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    5.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.980 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.999 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    13 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    96 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage
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