④ Magazine submission guide

Submission guide

Posting requirements

This journal is the official journal of the Kyushu Orthodontic Society, and is published once a year in December (No. 1), and publishes papers on orthodontics and related fields. When submitting to the journal, please refer to the guidelines for submission. Only members of the Society can submit papers to the journal. However, this is not the case if the editorial committee approves. Submitted papers must be unpublished in other journals. If a manuscript accepted for publication in this journal is to be published in another journal with the same content, the consent of the editorial committee of this journal is required. Papers should be written in hiragana, common use kanji, and modern kana, in the style of “dearu”. Use a personal computer (Microsoft Word for Windows or Word for Apple Macintosh) and set the format to A4 size, 40 characters x 20 lines, 800 characters. Papers should be written as concisely as possible. Papers must comply with the Declaration of Helsinki when dealing with human subjects, and based on the spirit of the Declaration, must be ``ethical'' and ``informed consent has been given to the patient or subject''. Needs clarification. At the time of submission, attach a copy of the ethics committee review result notification. In addition, it is necessary to clearly state that the animal experiment was conducted ethically based on the "guidelines of the affiliated institution regarding animal experiments". After confirming with all co-authors, the representative author should submit a conflict of interest notification form (included in this journal) to the secretariat. In addition, if there is a conflict of interest, the details should be stated in the manuscript (before the reference) if there is no conflict of interest. Manuscripts (including figures and tables) should be sent using electronic media (e-mail, CD-ROM, etc.). In addition, send one copy of the manuscript (including figures and tables) together with the submission form and pledge to the following address. The deadline for manuscripts is June 30th.

Manuscript address: 2-6-1 Manazuru, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture 803-8580

Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Kyushu Dental University

Tatsuo Kawamoto (r15kawamoto@fa.kyu-dent.ac.jp)

I. original, clinical

1 From the top of the front cover, the article title, author name, author's affiliated institution, English translation of the article title, author's name written in Roman letters (last name is capitalized), English translation of author's affiliated institution, keywords (up to 5 words), running title, supervisor or Write the instructor's name and job title, the reception/acceptance date (blank), and contact information in this order. The title of the paper should be no more than 50 characters, and should be accompanied by an English translation. Keywords should be 5 words or less.
2. Abstract The abstract should be no more than 650 characters and should briefly summarize the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the research so that the outline of the paper can be understood without reading the main text.
3 Text The text consists of ``Introduction'', ``Materials and methods'', ``Results'', ``Discussion'', ``Conclusion'', ``References'' and ``Figure titles and legends''. If there are any special notes such as acknowledgments, conference presentations, sources of research expenses, etc., write them at the end of the discussion. Academic terms selected by the Academic Terminology Committee of each academic society are used, and terms other than those that are difficult to translate into Japanese are written in Japanese. As a general rule, the unit of measurement conforms to the "Symbol of the International System of Units (SI)". In principle, the names of animals and plants should be written in katakana. The compound name should be written as a generic name, not as a product name, in accordance with the rules for writing compound names in Japanese established by the Chemical Society of Japan. As a general rule, European languages should be written in katakana, and necessary items such as personal names should be spelled out in their original form. When writing the name of a measuring instrument or chemical in a paper, write the general name of the instrument, followed by the product name, model number, manufacturer name, and city of manufacture in parentheses. Let
4 Literature

1) Cited references should be numbered consecutively in the order of citation, and corresponding points in the text should also be indicated with single parentheses in Arabic numerals on the right shoulder.
2) For journals, author name: article title, journal name (abbreviated journal name is acceptable) volume number (no issue number required): page number (first page - last page), year. (Description example 1).
3) For books, author name: book title (cannot be omitted), version, place of publication, year of publication (AD), publisher, cited pages (first page - last page). (Description example 2).
4) If there are 4 or less authors, list all authors. If there are 5 or more authors, list the first 3 authors. In the case of European texts, write the surname of the author followed by the first letter of the given name. If there are co-authors, put a conjunction (and, und, et, etc.) before the last author's name. In this case & is not used.
5) In the case of a monograph written by a contributor, write the author's name and title of the part to be quoted first, followed by the title and editor of the book (Example 3).
6) In the case of a series, write the title of the book followed by the name of the series and the number of volumes separated by parentheses (Example 4).
7) If for some reason it is not possible to read the original work, write it together with the references that were actually cited, and specify that fact. In this case, when citing a paper in your bibliography, simply write citation from 3) and citation from 22) (Example 5).
8) For translations, author name: book title (supervisor and translator), version, place of publication, year of publication (AD), publisher, cited pages (first page - last page). (Description example 6).
9) Abstracts of conference presentations cannot be cited as literature.

10) When citing a paper that has been submitted to this journal or another journal but has not yet been published, be sure to indicate the author name, title, name of the journal to be published, volume number and year, and then [scheduled publication]. Alternatively, add [submitted].
11) Documents that have not been published and cannot be viewed by the general public, such as personal correspondence and materials distributed at special meetings, and Internet homepages, shall not be included in the literature.

Description example

1) Kotaro Fujita: Abnormal number of teeth in humans, Mouth disease 25: 97-106, 1958. Tweed, CH: Philosophy of orthodontic treatment, Am J Orthod 31:74-103, 1945.
2) Megumi Enoki: Orthodontics, 2nd edition, Tokyo, 1982, Ishiyaku Shuppan, 62-65. Graber, TM: Orthodontics,
principles and practice, 2nd ed., Philadelphia/London, 1967, WB Saunders Co., 119-121.
3) Ichiro Suzaki: Transmission Anesthesia; Goro Yamamoto, Takashi Mizuki eds. Oral Therapeutics, 5th Edition, Tokyo, 1957, Ogawa Shobo, 24-40. Tully, WF: Normal function of the mouth. in: Current orthodontics, ed.Walter, DP, Bristol, 1966, John Wright & Sons Ltd., 39-55.
4) Kazuo Takimoto: Orthodontics (Dental Technique Complete Book), 1st revision, Tokyo, 1967, Ishiyaku Shuppan, 73-79. Scott, JH: Dento-facial development and growth (Pergamon series on dentistry, vol. 6), Oxford, 1967, Pergamon Press, 138-174.
5) Kozo Takei: Embryological study of cleft palate, Anatomy 2: 16-20, 1927. 21). Tacker, GC : Calcification and phosphatase, J Pathol 48 : 205-233, 1934 ; cited from Eckman, DC : Histopathological studies on the periodontal structures, J Am Dent Assoc 44 : 111-134, 1957.
6) Profito William R: Profito's Modern Orthodontics (supervised by Mamoru Sakuta, translated by Kenji Takada), 1st edition, Tokyo, 1989, Quintessence Publishing, 228-244.

5. Serial numbers are assigned to each figure using Arabic numerals, and each figure is a separate file (TIF format). Figures should be at least 12.5 cm in both height and width and drawn using a resolution of 300 pixels per inch. If color printing is desired, specify it in the ``color printing specification'' and ``titles and legends of figures''. The cost of color printing will be borne by the author. We put a “blindfold” on the face photo so that the person cannot be identified. It is desirable that the title and explanation of the figure should be such that the content can be understood without reading the text. Attached as a separate sheet.
6. Each table should be numbered serially using Arabic numerals and should be kept in separate files. Give the table a title or a description. It is desirable that the contents can be understood without reading the text.

II. case report

As a general rule, only cases with a close and stable match are eligible for publication. Cases to be reported must be more than 2 years old after completion of active treatment, and must have all data at the time of initial visit, completion of active treatment, and acquisition of final data. In addition, the patient's written consent for publication in the journal should be attached.
The case report should include the title of the paper, author name, name of the institution to which the author belongs, keywords, summary (up to 300 characters), introduction, findings at first visit, and diagnosis and treatment course. , ``Discussion'', ``References'', ``Figures'' and ``Tables''.
The manuscript should be no more than 4,500 characters including text and references.

*Required data (charts/tables): All of the following data must be available at the time of initial visit, completion of active treatment, and acquisition of final data.
1) Face photo (full face, side face)
2) Intraoral photograph or plaster model photograph (front, left/right side, upper/mandibular joint surface)
3) Panoramic radiograph
4) Superimposition of lateral cephalometric: whole, maxillary, mandibular
5) Lateral cephalometric analysis table: SNA, SNB, ANB, FMIA, U1-SN, etc. (For case description

(If necessary, add items.) In addition, add necessary materials depending on the case.

III. clinical tips

Clinical hints are intended to introduce new methods related to orthodontic treatment, topics such as rare clinical findings, or technical introductions in orthodontics or related fields. The manuscript should be no more than 3,000 characters including the text and references, and an abstract of no more than 300 characters.

Procedures at the Editorial Committee

A notice of acceptance will be sent to the submitted manuscript. Manuscripts that do not meet these guidelines will not be accepted. The editorial committee deliberates on the content of the submitted paper, consults with two or more referees, and then decides whether to accept or reject it and the volume to be published. A notification to that effect will be sent to the accepted essay.


Only one proofreading by the author is allowed. If the author rewrites the manuscript so that it differs significantly from the manuscript during proofreading, the publication may be postponed to the next issue or later, and the author may be required to bear the increased printing costs.


The copyright of articles published in this journal belongs to the Kyushu Orthodontic Society.

Secondary use of articles

When using an article published in this journal as a secondary work (publishing it on an institutional repository or on the author's personal website, etc.), be sure to obtain permission from the editor-in-chief.

From the 18th volume published in 2022, we plan to start operating an online paper submission system.
We will inform you again when the operation starts.