Message from the Head of the prosthodontics Study Program

Irfan Dammar, drg., Sp.Pros(K)

Peace be upon you, with Allah’s mercy and blessings

Best wishes

We thank God for the presence of Allah SWT, with His mercy and grace, the website for the Prosthodontic Specialist Program Hasanuddin University can be completed. My sincere gratitude to the University, dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University and the lecturers also the entire academic community, and in particular to the prosthodontics department, as well as all parties who have provided advice and information and other support in the preparation of this website.

Prosthodontic Specialist Program at Hasanuddin University is the first and only prosthodontic specialist study program in eastern Indonesia. Formed in Jan 15th 2010, Prosthodontic Specialist Program already released many graduates spread around Indonesia, while at the same time responding to the challenges of the community’s needs regarding the services of dentist specialists in prosthodontics, especially in eastern Indonesia.

In undergoing education at Prosthodontic Specialist Program, residents are required to complete education in five (5) semesters or a three (3) year study period which includes comprehensive basic knowledge and knowledge of dentistry in the field of prosthodontics. There were several specialist requirement that must be fulfilled by residents such as dental implants, TMD (Temporomandibular disorder) therapy and maxillofacial prostheses. For taking the final exam, Residents are required to complete a Thesis as part of the educational process.

The education process at Prosthodontic Specialist Program is centered at Hasanuddin University Oral and Dental Hospital for case recruitment. In supporting the educational process, Prosthodontic Specialist Program has 10 teaching staff consisting of 6 consultants and 4 lecturers. Prosthodontic Specialist Program has also collaborated with Ministry of Health which allows residents to get scholarships while attending education.

The vision of the Prosthodontic Specialist Program is to become a national center for the development of excellent science, technology, and research to compete at the international level based on the Indonesian maritime continent, while the Mission of the Study Program is to organize high-quality academic education to produce independent and superior intellectuals at the national level and able to compete at the international level, to develop science, technology and art in the prosthodontic residential education systemvand carry out excellent research and community service in the field of prosthodontics specialists also establishing a new, digitally-based prosthodontic residential education program

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