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ACTA STOMATOLOGICA CROATICA
www.ascro.hr
ISSN 0001-7019 (Print)
ISSN 1846-0410 (Online)
UDK 616.31
Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts, DOAJ, EBSCO, SCOPUS, EMBASE, PubMed Central (PMC), ESCI

Editor-in-Chief:
Hrvoje Brkic
Department of Dental Anthropology
University of Zagreb
School of Dental Medicine
Gunduliceva 5, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
brkic@sfzg.hr

Secretary of Editorial Board:
Ivan Alajbeg
alajbeg@sfzg.hr

International Editorial Board:

Ivica Anic, University of Zagreb
Thomas Attin, University of Zürich
Johann Beck-Mannagetta, University of Salzburg
Maria Giovanna Belcastro, University of Bologna
Sharon L. Brooks, University of Michigan
Roberto Cameriere, University of Macerata
Zvonimir Curilovic, University of Zürich
Asja Celebic, University of Zagreb
Ivana Cukovic Bagic, University of Zagreb
Branko Ermenc, University of Ljubljana
Allan G. Farman, University of Louisville
Marco Ferrari, University of Siena
Klaus W. Graetz, University of Zürich
Sevil Gürgan, Hacettepe University
Sahsa Hatibovic-Kofman, University Western Ontario
Reinhard Hickel, University of Munich
Tim Hodgson, Eastman Institute
Siri Beier Jensen, University of Copenhagen
Silvana Jukic Krmek, University of Zagreb
Betul Kargul, Marmara University
Adrian Kasaj, University of Mainz
George Laskaris, University of Athens
Mirna Lechpammer, University of California
Josip Lukac, University of Zagreb
Goran Koch, The Institute for Dental Education
Darko Macan, University of Zagreb
Ljubo Marion, University of Ljubljana
Luc Marks, University of Ghent
Senka Mestrovic, University of Zagreb
Amr M. Moursi, University College NY
Marinka Mravak Stipetic, University of Zagreb
Fusun Ozer, University of Pensilvania
Mutlu Özcan, University of Zürich
Rade Paravina, University of Texas
Melita Valentic Peruzovic, University of Zagreb
Douglas E. Peterson, University of Maryland
Darije Plancak, University of Zagreb
Gregory Polyzois, University of Athens
Gottfried Schmalz, University of Regensburg
Tore Solheim, University of Oslo
Peter Staedtler, Madical University
Zrinka Tarle, University of Zagreb
Kobkan Thongprasom, Chulalongkorn University
Gabor Varga, Semmelweis University
Denis Vojvodic, University of Zagreb
Walther A. Wegscheider, Medical University
Richard Welbury, University of Central Lancashire

Scientometrics

Vesna Boric

Web Editor

Marin Vodanovic

Web Administration

Mirko Moguljak, Marin Vodanovic

CrossRef Assistants

Ivan Salaric, Eva Klaric

Croatian Language Editor

Ksenija Trajbar

Proof Reader for Croatian

Biserka Sinkovic

English Language Editor

Andrija Petar Bosnjak

Proof Reader for English

Lidija Stefic

Administrative Secretary

Zeljka Oreskovic

Cover Design

Jana Ziljak

Technical Editor

Nikola Market

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Aim and scope

The Acta Stomatologica Croatica (ASCRO) is a leading scientific non-profit journal in the field of dental, oral and cranio-facial sciences during the past 54 years in Croatia. ASCRO publishes original scientific and clinical papers, preliminary communications, case reports, book reviews, letters to the editor and news. Review articles are published by invitation from the Editor-in-Chief by acclaimed professionals in distinct fields of dental medicine. All manuscripts are subjected to peer review process.

Acta stomatologica Croatica (ASCRO) is published four times a year in March, June, September and December. 

Annual subscription fee in Croatia: 200,00 kn for individuals, for students 100,00kn, and for institutions 300,00kn to be paid to the account No. 2360000-1101235285. Abroad: 50€ for Europe and 60€ outside Europe to be paid to account:  IBAN: HR7423600001101235285, SWIFT: ZABA HR2X Zagrebacka banka marked “For ASCRO”.

Published by: University of Zagreb School of Dental Medicine; Croatian Dental Society, Croatian Medical Association.

All articles are freely available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivates 4.0 International Licence. This license allows others to download works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode

Publishing of Acta stomatologica Croatica is supported by School of Dental Medicine University of Zagreb, Croatian Medical Association and Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.