Presentation of the texts
All manuscripts must be sent to the Editor of the Journal.
The text, including tables and graphs, must be placed on an electronic medium writing the full name of the author, the abbreviated title of the article and the type of program used on the label. We accept both Macintosh and PC formatted digital support. The text must be double-spaced, leaving a margin of at least 2.5 cm all around. All pages must be numbered. The first page must contain the full name of the author or authors, their titles and addresses. The material must include a summary of the article made of 200 words in Italian and in English.
Articles might be accepted and published only if they have not already been published in other scientific journals.
The Publisher keeps the right to request changes to the authors of the manuscript so that the text can fit in the available space and in order to be compliant with the requirements of brevity, clarity, and stylistic consistency.
The section titles should be descriptive, but as concise as possible.
The manuscripts will be accepted for publication in case of favorable opinion of the editorial staff and the reading committee that will evaluate it.
Once the manuscript has been accepted for publication, in the event that the Author/s wished, the work will also be published on other Journals of the Quintessence Group in language other than Italian. In this case, the authors should provide the English translation of the article.
In case of submission of 'Case Reports ', the author will not have to send more than 25 images and should not include the bibliography.
Write it separately from the text.
Cite any references numerically, according to the order in which they appear in the text.
Restrict references to those which specifically refers in the text.
Adopt the following style for the reference list:
Magazines : 1. Oakley E, Rhyu IC, Karatzas S, Gandini -Santiago L, M Nevins, J. Caton Formation of the biologic width Following crown lenghtening in non- human primates. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 1999; 19:529-541.
Books: 1. Boyne PJ. Studies of the surgical applications of osteoconductive and osteoinductive materials. In: Lynch SE, Genco RJ, Marx R (ed.). Tissue Engineering : Applications in Maxillofacial Surgery and Periodontics. Chicago : Quintessence,1999:125 -130.
Presentation of images
Photos, images and iconographic
Photos, images and iconographic material can be sent in electronic form (in jpg, tif or eps) high-resolution (300 dpi / ppi) and with a minimum size of 10x7 cm. If the electronic equipment does not allow to obtain high-quality prints the Publisher request to the authors the original material (slides 24x36). If the images are accompanied by arrows, letters or numbers, you must submit the prints in black and white or color for each slide with appropriate labels. Handle all the illustrations related material very carefully. Do not bend, do not affix tape, do not use staples. Do not mount your slides on glass. On each slide, and on the back of each photograph you must attach a label with the surname of the author and the figure number. Indicate the correct orientation. All photos should be numbered and cited in the text in the correct order. Submit the original radiographs. In the absence of the originals, send the prints as clear and crisp as the originals are. The payment of the photolithographic reproduction of the illustrations is a responsibility of the authors. Payment is made by check to be sent to Quintessenza Edizioni upon an agreement of the relevant quotation. Authors can agree with the Publisher to publish extracts of the article.
Figures, graphs etc.. must be designed with professionalism and be large enough to be read even after playing on a smaller scale.
There should be a single caption or legend for each illustration. The figure captions should form a group on a separate page. If possible, insert the detailed captions. In the case of microimages, specify the original tint and color.
Each table should be organized in a logical manner, placed on a separate page and numbered consecutively. The table title and footnotes should be written on the same page of the table.