Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Oral Biology (Int J Oral Biol) is an official journal of the Korean Academy of Oral Biology (www. It was launched in 1977. The journal contains original article (research article) and is devoted to the advancement and dissemination of fundamental knowledge concerning every aspect of vertebrate orofacial and dental tissues and bone, from the standpoint of anatomy, biophysics, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology, or physiology.

The Int J Oral Biol is published quarterly (March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st). Full text is freely available from: http://www.kijob. This Journal is indexed & abstracted in Korea Med, KoMCI, KCI, RISS, NDSL, Google scholar, Crossref, Wsetern Pacific Region Index Medicus, OCLC WorldCat, British Library, and World Wide Science. The contents can be found at the end of each volume.

The Int J Oral Biol is supported, in part, by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOSF) Grant funded by Korean Government.