Anthony Mollica

Interim Chair

Anthony Mollica

Interim Chair

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of General Dentistry

Bio

I was in the private practice of general dentistry for 27 years prior to coming to what was then the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry. I began full time here on June 1 of 2008. Promoted to Associate Professor July 2019.

  • (706) 721-2962
  • GC 3086

Education

  • DDS, Dentistry Ohio State University Collegeo, 1979

  • BS, Ceramic Sciences and Engineering Clemson University, 1976

Certifications

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2008

  • Dentist South Carolina State Board of Dentistry, 1981

  • Dentist S. C. State Board of Dentistry, 1981

  • DENTIST GA Bd of Dentistry, 2008

  • Dentist State Dental Board of Ohio, 1979

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Dental Education Award Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2020

  • Advocate Award American Student Dental Association, 2019

  • Adjunct Faculty Presidential Award Tri-County Technical College/ Health Education Division, 2006

  • Keynote speaker for the hooding ceremony MUSC College of Dental Medicine MUSC College of Dental Medicine, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GDCC 5791

    Comprehensive Care Clinic I
  • GDDL 5892

    Gen Dentistry Lic Exam Pt 2
  • GDDL 5791

    General Dent Lic in GA Pt I
  • GDPD 5303

    Professional Dev Found III
  • GDPD 5505

    Professional Dev Found V
  • GDPD 5101

    Professional Dev Foundations I
  • GDCC 5892

    Comprehensive Care Clinic II
  • GDPD 5202

    Professional Dev Found II
  • GDPD 5606

    Professional Dev Found VI

Teaching Interests

Clinical Dentistry, Practice Management

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Migraines and Botox, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “Limitations of Surface Mapping Technology in Accurately Identifying Critical Errors in Dental Students’ Crown Preparations” , 2018
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • “Assessing Differences between Dental School Cohorts: A study of Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy” , 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Accurately Articulting Triple Tray Models Without an Articulator., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “Productivity of Senior Dental Students Engaged in Comprehensive Care: A Seven-Year Follow-Up Study” , 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

CAD/ CAM design; Dental Business Environment

Department Service

  • Interim Department Chair 2023 - Present

  • Team Captain 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Removable Quality Assurance 2015 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • 2015 - Present

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Dental Practice Group Board 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • DCG Faculty Senate Steering Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Admissions Committee, Dental College of Georgia 2008 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dental Practice Group/Secretary Treasurer 2021 - 2022

  • Dental Practice Group Board/ President 2019 - 2020

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Academic Mission Strategic Planning focus Group 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Standards Committee student case review 2013 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee for the Director of Student Health 2013 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • South Carolina academy of Dental Practice Administration 1993 - Present

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • South Carolina Dental Association 1981 - Present

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • American Dental Association 1980 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Academy of General Dentistry 2012 - 2015

    Role: Member
  • American College of Dentists 2002 - 2014

    Role: Member