Dental Nurse Program
In 2008, Universitas Gadjah Mada became the first institution to establish the higher education for dental nurse who has two major competencies as a dental hygienist and dental assistance. The Faculty of Dentistry offers an accelerated dental nurse program that allows students to earn their Bachelor of Science degree in four years (S.KpG). The year round program allows maximum opportunities for those who are eager to start their dental nurse careers or further their education in graduate school. In recent years, dental nurse program organized discussions and seminar about dental nurse education in Indonesia; the role of dental nurse and dental hygienist in oral health promotion with expertise from PPGI, PDGI, Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia, Ministry of Education Republic of Indonesia, and Niigata University Japan.