The mission of Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics (ISSN 2176-9451 printed version and ISSN 2177-6709 online version) is the diffusion of scientific and technological of Orthodontics specialty, concerning the treatment techniques and materials for clinical use.
Formerly called Revista Dental Press de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial, after 14 years of continuously publishing, in the beginning of 2010 it came to be published officially in English language. It also remains to be published in Portuguese, both the printed as well as the electronic version. This move aimed to achieve the adequacy required by appraiser and indexer organs (CAPES), regarding the visibility, impact factor and citation index of journal. It is believed that, being conveyed in both languages, these indicators are positively influenced.
All those changes, as a demand from the scientific community, represented by such appraiser organs, aims the direct benefit of authors, researchers and organizations for promoting the research and science. Thus, it is intended to provide greater visibility and relevance to the literary production contained in the journal.