One academician from Dental Program Study Faculty of Health and Sciences Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta succeeded to be the first winner in Oral Presentation Scientific competition  which was held by Federation Dentaire International (FDI) and Internasional Dental Association (IDA) district Riau from 17 until 18, 2017 in Pekanbaru Riau. The academician as the first winner was drg. Novitasari Ratna Astuti, MPH

This year, FDI-IDA Continuing Dental Education raised Dentist Professional and Artist as its theme. This competition aimed to enhance dentist as participants on reporting scientific research and case report.

Finally, from 40 participants who submitted their fulltext scientific research in the elimination round, only 3 participants were selected to go to the final round. In the final round, drg.Novitasari Ratna Astuti, MPH presented The Relationship Between Knowledge Level of Therapeutic Communication and Doctor-Patient Communication Skills Among The Clinical Students in The Academic Dental Hospital Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY).

After passing the assessment stage where the score was calculated from various components, Dental Program Study Faculty of Health and Sciences UMY succeeded to become the first winner in the event.