Peer Review Process

Determination of the article that will be published in Insisiva Dental Journal: Majalah Kedokteran Gigi Insisiva carried out through double blind peer review by considering two main aspects, namely: relevance and contribution of articles on the medicine and health theory and practical development. All manuscripts submitted to this journal (Insisiva Dental Journal: Majalah Kedokteran Gigi Insisiva) must follow Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfil scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal.

Editors and reviewers provide constructive feedback on the evaluation results to the author. The duration of the review process in Insisiva Dental Journal: Majalah Kedokteran Gigi Insisiva is two to 16 weeks. This review period depends on the board of reviewers. The stages of the review process applied at Insisiva Dental Journal are as follows:

  1. Submission of manuscripts is only processed via online i.e OJS of Insisiva Dental Journal, website:
  2. The incoming manuscripts will be checked whether it matches the focus and scope of Insisiva Dental Journal. The editor will inform whether the manuscripts are in accordance with Insisiva Dental Journal's focus and scope. If appropriate, the next process will be carried out. If not, we will recommend the manuscript to be submitted to another journal. Editor of Insisiva Dental Journal will notify immediately via email.
  3. Furthermore, the manuscripts will be checked with Turnitin (similarity check). If more than 20% level of similarity, the manuscripts will be asked to be repaired or rejected by IDJ editor in chief. This decision is entirely the prerogative right of the IDJ editor in chief and cannot be contested.
  4. Then, the manuscripts will be reviewed at the editorial level to find out whether it contributes sufficiently to the development of science and practice in the field of dentistry. The editor will inform the authors of the results of this review. Manuscripts that qualify at this stage will proceed to the review stage by two peer reviewers.
  5. For manuscript that is accepted with revisions (minor or major), it will contain comments from peer reviewers and be returned to the author to be revised. Referring to the policy in IDJ, reviewers only give suggestions on whether the manuscript is accepted or rejected. Meanwhile, the final decision regarding the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript is in the hand of the editor and editor in chief.
  6. The author is given the time to revise the manuscript no later than one month. Extra time to revise should be asked to editor via email ( If there is no notification after the specified period, then the Author is deemed to resign.
  7. Manuscripts that have gone through final revisions and accepted by the editor will be published in IDJ in the edition determined by the editor in chief.