Bibliometric study that analyzed the scientific articles of 20 dental scientific journals from 2005 to 2017. The articles with studentauthorship and/or co-authorship were evaluated according to university affiliation, subject of the article, type of article and citation index.
Out of a total of 8747 articles, 2.09% (183) presented the participation of dentistrystudents. About half (50.3%) were from Brazil, and 78.1% corresponded to original articles. The main theme of the studies was related to cariology (12.6%). The journal with the highest student participation was the Journal of Applied Oral Science (32.2%)