A publication lead by Dr David McReynolds features on the “British Dental Journal Big Impact Collection -2023”

By dhadmin
Tuesday, 11th June 2024
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Minimally invasive selective caries excavation: a clinical guide is an open-access publication on the topic of contemporary caries (tooth decay) management. The publication was written by undergraduate dental student Dr Zi En Lim, with supportive sections written by consultant endodontist Dr Hal Duncan and private practice-based prosthodontist Dr Advan Moorthy under the leadership of DDUH-based academic prosthodontist Dr David McReynolds, who worked on conceptualisation, visualisation and writing of the manuscript.

This publication features on the 2023 BDJ Big Impact Collection having been accessed over 23,000 times in 2023. Putting this into perspective, the number one BDJ article in 2022 was accessed 12,000 times. You can read more here:  https://www.nature.com/collections/ecghefahji

The, “BDJ Big Impact Collection,” brings together the most cited, most accessed and most shared articles from the last 12 months. “Alt Metrics,” are used to measure and monitor the reach and impact of scholarship and research through online interactions. Alt Metrics are seen as increasingly relevant in scholarly publishing in addition to traditional measurements of academic success, such as citation counts, impact factor, and author H-index.

You can read can the original publication here, free-of-charge: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-023-5515-4

Lim ZE, Duncan HF, Moorthy A, McReynolds D. Minimally invasive selective caries removal: a clinical guide. British Dental Journal. 2023 Feb;234(4):233-240. doi: 10.1038/s41415-023-5515-4. Epub 2023 Feb 24. PMID: 36829011; PMCID: PMC9957719.

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