Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry was founded in 1988 as Jurnal Kedokteran Gigi. Since the first issue in 1992, published quarterly every January, April, July, and October. The main purpose of this publication is to accommodate the results of research and scientific works of lecturers of Faculty of Dentistry Universitas Padjadjaran. With the development of the journal, finally, the writings of other university lecturers and dentists throughout Indonesia can be accommodated, making this journal as one of the reputable dentistry journal, and gained recognition in 1992 as one of the best journals to get the publishing fund from URGE. Recognition also obtained from the Directorate of Research and Community Service (DP2M) Director General of Higher Education (1999-2003 and 2003-2006), becoming one of the few accredited dentistry journal.

Along time, Jurnal Kedokteran Gigi realizes demand of international dissemination of scientific work, thus in 2007, Jurnal Kedokteran Gigi was changed into an English journal and renamed as Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry, which published three times a year, every March, July, and November, with the first English edition was published in March 2007. This journal will be published three times a year, namely March, July, and November.

In 2017, Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry has published it’s online version and has been published consistently and continuously, covering a wide range of mainly research articles, from all area of dentistry basic science and development with the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach. The mission of Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry is to become the leading source of dentistry basic science and development for every dentist, lecturers, scientist, clinical researchers, public health researchers, other healthcare professionals, and also wider society throughout the world, by becoming the media for publishing unique, innovative, updated, and applicative research works.