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Week of November 7, 2010

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Rank 2009 Impact Factor Impact 2005-09 Impact 1981-2009
1 Journal of Clinical Periodontology
(3.55)
Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine
(32.50)
Critical Reviews in Oral Biology & Medicine
(43.47)
2 Journal of Dental Research
(3.46)
Periodontology 2000
(8.13)
Journal of Clinical Periodontology
(23.57)
3 Oral Oncology
(3.12)
Journal of Dental Research
(8.03)
Journal of Dental Research
(21.76)
4 Periodontology 2000
(3.03)
Journal of Clinical Periodontology
(6.48)
Journal of Periodontology
(20.00)
5 Journal of Endodontics
(2.95)
Dental Materials
(5.57)
Journal of Periodontal Research
(19.38)
6 Clinical Oral Implants Research
(2.92)
Journal of Endodontics
(5.54)
Cleft Palate Journal
(17.67)
7 Dental Materials
(2.88)
Clinical Oral Implants Research
(5.40)
Clinical Oral Implants Research
(17.49)
8 Caries Research
(2.46)
Clinical Implant Dentistry & Related Research
(5.36)
Periodontology
(17.48)
9 Clinical Implant Dentistry & Related Research
(2.45)
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants
(4.98)
Scandinavian Journal of Dental Research
(16.42)
10 Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology
(2.42)
Journal of Periodontology
(4.67)
Dental Materials
(15.79)

The above table compares the citation impact of journals in a given field as measured over three different time spans. The left-hand column ranks journals based on their 2009 "impact factor," as enumerated in the current edition of Journal Citations Report®.

The 2009 impact factor is calculated by taking the number of all current citations to source items published in a journal over the previous two years and dividing by the number of articles published in the journal during the same period--in other words, a ratio between citations and recent citable items published. The rankings in the next two columns show impact over longer time spans, based on figures from Journal Performance Indicators.

In these columns, total citations to a journal's published papers are divided by the total number of papers that the journal published, producing a citations-per-paper impact score over a five-year period (middle column) and a 29-year period (right-hand column). SOURCE: Journal Citations Report and Journal Performance Indicators.

 
 

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