The South African Dental Journal (SADJ)

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Please register and submit manuscripts and then track them on the ASSAF platform.


The South African Dental Journal (SADJ) keeps you abreast of the latest developments in dentistry. The only fully accredited scientific dental journal in South Africa for publication of Scientific papers, Clinical articles, Current dento-political information and opinion and Trade information.

Members are also able to attain their CPD points by completing the online questionnaires. CEUs for successfully passed MCQs are allocated as follows: 3 Clinical and 1 Ethical CEU is awarded according to the MCQ which is completed.

The SADJ is published 10 times per annum between the months of February and November, and is available electronically. Hard copies are available at a single copy purchase price of R120.00 (VAT exclusive) with a courier fee of an additional R120.

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How to Answer SADJ MCQs (Multi-Choice Questionnaires)

All SADJ online CPD Questionnaires are valid for a two-year period from the date of online publication. If you are not able to load the questionnaire to your courses it may be as a result of expiry.

SADA has applied common practice ruling when seeking online information, when hovering over the graphic of the publication you wish to complete an MCQ for you will see various options. 
• Users can either read the publication online.
• Users can download a PDF file to a computer or mobile. 
• Links are displayed to complete either the Clinical or Ethical MCQ online for the issue that is being hovered over.
  Click on the link, complete your details as requested on the screen (these are required for your Certificate to be issued) and submit your