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Prosthodontics

Department of Prosthodontics

The Department of Prosthodontics was opened in 1965, at the same time as the opening of the Dental Clinic, Faculty of Dentistry USU. Initially, this department was called the Prosthodontic Section but since 1983, the name has been changed to Laboratory of Prosthodontics.

Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry that studies the state of tooth loss that requires rehabilitative measures in the form of treating cases of fixed dentures, removable partial dentures, simple complete dentures, choosing abutments for the manufacture of fixed and removable dentures as well as overcoming post-operative denture placement problems. Besides that, it also studies the conditions due to occlusal disorders and masticatory function disorders as well as the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders.

The Department of Prosthodontics has 14 teaching staff with qualifications of 3 Professors, 2 Doctorals, 7 Prosthodontic Specialists with 6 Consultants, and 10 Masters. The names of the staff are as follows:

  1. Prof. Ismet Daniel Nasution, drg., Ph.D., Sp. Pros(K)
  2. Prof. Haslinda Z. Tamin, drg., M.Kes, Sp.Pros(K)
  3. Prof. Slamet Tarigan, drg, PhD
  4. Syafrinani, drg., Sp.Pros(K)
  5. Ariyani Dallmer, drg., MDSC, Sp.Pros(K)
  6. Ricca Chairunissa, drg., Sp.Pros(K)
  7. M. Zulkarnain, drg., M.Kes
  8. Eddy Dahar, drg., M.Kes
  9. Dwi Tjahyaning Putranti, drg, M.Kes
  10. Ika Andryas, drg., M.Si
  11. Siti Wahyuni, drg., MDSc.
  12. Hubban Nasution, drg., M.Si
  13. Putri Welda, drg., MDSc., Sp.Pros(K)
  14. Veronica Angelia,drg., MDSc., Sp.Pros

The Prosthodontics Department has specialist teaching staff with certain expertise, namely:

  1. Field of fixed dentures and implants
  2. Field of removable dentures
  3. Expert in maxillofacial prostheses (such as artificial eye, nose, and ear fabrication)
  4. Hybrid dentures
  5. Adhesive dentures
  6. Treatment of Temporo Joint disorders (temporary mandibular joints)