Hard Tissue is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of clinical practice, basic and translational research on the aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, assessment, management, follow-up and prognosis of patients suffering from trauma, deformity, musculoskeletal disorders and any condition affecting the hard tissues of the human body.

Hard Tissue allows cross over interaction between different specialties with common interests. The scope of the journal ranges from molecular biology to clinical sciences and have a wide appeal to both scientists and practicing clinicians.

The journal represents the:

- Association for Medical Ethics (AME)
- Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics and Intervention Society (HNODIS)
- Hard Tissue Society (HTS)
- Iraqi Hard Tissue Society (IHTS)

The aetio-pathogenesis, detection, and treatment of diseases and malformations of mesodermally derived tissue. This includes but is not limited to bone, tendons, facia, teeth, stem cells…etc. and their associated tissues (e.g. joints, cartilage, neurovascular supply).


The journal focuses on the following scientific disciplines:

Biophysics     Emerging Technologies      Musculoskeletal Disorders & Aging

Nanotechnology     Osteoporosis      Stem Cells, Mechanics & Regeneration

Surgical Innovation      Tissue Engineering & Molecular Biology


The journal focuses on the following clinical disciplines:

Dental Surgery     Implant Surgery      Oral & Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery

Trauma & Orthopaedics     Otolaryngology          Rheumatology Medicine

Spinal Surgery


ISSN: 2050-2303