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In recent years there have been few Scientometricstudies in Dentistry Research at the world perspective. The aim of this study is to elaborate the scientific productionof original and review articles published in the dental journals for the study period 1999 to 2018,considering qualitative and quantitative measures from all over the countries. All the records were downloaded completely from the Web of Science (WoS) online database during the period of study. The total output was 15970 records from 1635 journals. The results show that the year 2018 was considered the most productive with 1411 (8.84%) publications. Among the authors, Lang NP has published the highest number of 89 articles.Findings of the analysis revealed that the single author was published 2342 papers and 13628 papers published by multiple authors. From the study it can be concluded, this paper may be considered as a baseline study for the scientometric information related to articles on Dentistry published in the Web of Science.