The Syiah Kuala University, Faculty of Dentistry (FKG Unsyiah) holds an online national seminar "Aceh Dental Forum" that brings together dentists and health activists throughout Indonesia. This activity lasted for six days, July 6-11, 2020 through the Zoom application.
Dean of FKG Unsyiah, Dr. drg Cut Soraya, M.Pd., Sp.KG said, the Aceh Dental Forum is a routine scientific activity. However, for this year the implementation is done differently from online. This activity, he said, invited speakers from various regions.
"There are 12 speakers, and we also invited professors from the Faculty of Dentistry, Trisakti University Jakarta, namely Prof. Dr. drg. Tri Erri Astoesti, M.Kes and Prof. Drg. Rahmi Amtha, MDS, Sp.PM, PhD as the main speaker, "Cut Soraya said.
In addition, other speakers were also present, such as drg. Muchlis Fauzi, Sp.KG, drg RM Norman Trikusumo Indro, Sp.Perio, drg. Dhanni Gustianna Sp.BMM, drg M.Furqan, Sp.KG, drg Rio Suryantoro Sp.KG, and drg Fadli Azhari Sp.KG.
The committee chairman, drg Yuli Fatzia Ossa, Sp.PM said, the seminar was aimed at bringing together dentists to share the latest knowledge, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Also participating were the teaching staff of the Syiah Kuala University Faculty of Dentistry as speakers namely Dr.drg Suzanna Sungkar, Sp.KGA, Dr.drg.Dharli Syafriza, Sp.KGA, drg Syahrial Sp.Pros, and drg Nova Rosdiana, Sp. RKG. The material presented was very interesting and made the hundreds of participants enthusiastic. The participants came from various regions in Indonesia, and some even came from Saudi Arabia and Japan.
"We hope this activity can broaden our horizons, especially the dentists so that they can continue to practice calmly, comfortably, and safely according to the Covid-19 procedure," said Drg Yuli Fatzia.
He also hopes that this activity can be held again, so that dentists - especially in Aceh - can always know the development of dentistry. (PR Unsyiah / fer).