Orthodontic Waves
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Orthodontic Waves

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 13440241, 18781837
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd.
History: 2006-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Orthodontic Waves is the official journal of the Japanese Orthodontic Society JOS inheriting the history of Journal of Japan Orthodontic Society established in 1932. The Orthodontic Waves Editorial Board which holds editorial independence consists of an EditorinChief 10 Associate Editors 11 International Advisory Board members and 2 Editorial Secretaries.The aim of Orthodontic Waves is to provide a high level of orthodontic services from Asia to the entire world and contribute to researchers dentists and other health professionals concerned with orthodontics andor its related fields. Orthodontic Waves seeks to publish i Original articles ii Case Reports iii Short Communications and iv Review articles. Original articles stand on the scientific basis of orthodontics and Case Reports and Short Communications covered include all techniques and approaches to treatment planning.The scope of this journal covers all areas of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics including basic and clinical research e.g. biology biochemistry histology physiology diagnostic procedures treatment planning growth and development of the maxillofacial skeleton and its clinical implications all techniques orthodontic materials skeletal anchorage devices biomechanics temporomandibular disorders craniofacial anomalies orthognathic surgery and adult treatment. Submissions andor accepted papers to Orthodontic Waves have originated not only from Japan but also other countries around the world thus showing an international focus.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Orthodontic Waves
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.673 0.603 0.663
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.182 0.304 0.31
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.196 0.234 0.247
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.232 0.294 0.279
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.233 0.197 0.192
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.267 0.34 0.333
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.343 0.368 0.333
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.308 0.281 0.325
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.25 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.211 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.205 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.12 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.25 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.15 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.079 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
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Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History