Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Law, Social Science, Economics, and Education, ICLSSEE 2021, March 6th 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Uses of Social Media for Teledentistry by Millennial Dentist in Covid-19 era

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.6-3-2021.2306288,
        author={Samsir Eka Putera and Nurfauziah Syams Musamma},
        title={Uses of Social Media for Teledentistry by Millennial Dentist in Covid-19 era},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Law, Social Science, Economics, and Education, ICLSSEE  2021, March 6th 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICLSSEE},
        year={2021},
        month={5},
        keywords={social media; teledentistry; information; covid-19; millennial},
        doi={10.4108/eai.6-3-2021.2306288}
    }
    
  • Samsir Eka Putera
    Nurfauziah Syams Musamma
    Year: 2021
    Uses of Social Media for Teledentistry by Millennial Dentist in Covid-19 era
    ICLSSEE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.6-3-2021.2306288
Samsir Eka Putera1,*, Nurfauziah Syams Musamma1
  • 1: Master Student of Communication Science, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
*Contact email: Sputera93@gmail.com

Abstract

Covid-19 has force us to change our habit in living our daily lives, one of them is on how young dentist uses their social media for teledentistry. Teledentistry itself is a dental innovation with telecommunication to help out of range patient. The focus of this research will be the millenial dentist working in private dental offices in Banjarbaru. This study aims to analyze the use of social media for teledentistry in covid-19 era. The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative. Data collection was carried out by means of observation, in-depth interviews, and documentation The results of this study indicate that social media used by millennial dentist for teledentistry has efficiently helped on reducing cost, time, and distance but it still has some minor problem on accuration since miscommunication still happened in the event of exchanging information.