About the Journal

Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine

Aims and Scope

Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine (FOMM, Front Oral Maxillofac Med, ISSN 2664-777X) is an open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal. Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine aims to serve as an international and professional platform for healthcare professionals to share their research, knowledge and experience. Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine is the Official Publication of the Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. The journal is indexed and covered by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine publishes articles across all relevant fields of oral and maxillofacial diseases, including but not restricted to: dental problems, head and neck lesions, otolaryngologic and ophthalmologic disorders.

FOMM welcomes submissions of Original Article, Review Article, Editorial, Editorial Commentaries, Surgical Technique, Case Report, iMDT Corner (report with International Multidisciplinary Team discussion), Clinical Guideline, Letters to the Editor, etc. The high quality of its content is assured by a rigorous review process and supervised by a strong editorial board. All submissions are reviewed by the Editor-in-Chief and the editorial team, as well as invited referees. The entire submission is managed through OJS system, an electronic system to provide an efficient way and ensure a rapid turn around of papers submitted for publication.

FOMM is indexed and covered by 

Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital 

Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine formerly called Bethel Hospital, was established in 1920. It has been built into a comprehensive medical institution featured with stomatology, plastic surgery and orthopeadics, which conducts teaching and research while providing medical treatment. The hospital possesses 1800 beds, 32 chairs for stomatological treatment. It also has 4 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineers: Prof. Zhang Di-sheng, Prof. Qiu Wei-liu, Prof. Dai Ker-rong and Prof. Zhang Zhi-yuan. The hospital has been an education base for School of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and School of Jiuyuan Clinical Medicine. In the past decade, the hospital has made brilliant achievements in clinics, education and scientific research and acquired good reputation both at home and abroad. (URL: http://oralncrc9h.com/index)

Information for Authors

FOMM is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and it follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines and the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Publication Schedule

Published continuously from May 2019 to Dec. 2020, FOMM now follows a quarterly publication model (March, June, September, December).

Open Access Statement

This journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to FOMM, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

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Support for Authors to Comply with Funding Body Mandates

We work with authors of research articles supported by funding bodies with open access mandates to ensure that authors can meet their funders’ requirements for public access to research results.

In addition, we offer further support for authors who are required to comply with funding body mandates, including but not limited to:

Editorial Office

Email: fomm@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

FOMM is published by AME Publishing Company
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on March 25, 2024