Anthony L. Molina,
DDS, MS, Prosthodontist

Anthony L. Molina, DDS, MS, Prosthodontist

Prosthetic Considerations in the Adolescent Population

Learning Objectives:

  • To look at different prosthetic options for replacing congenitally missing teeth or mis-shapened teeth.
  • Use of 3D imaging to place implants, the latest in digital technology for optimizing implant placement.Introduction into the X-Guide implant placement system


Dr. Anthony Molina is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.

Dr. Molina joined the faculty in 1995 after serving seven years in the United States Air Force Dental Corps. He received his Bachelor of Science degree (’82) in Zoology from Duke University and his dental degree (’86) and a master’s degree (’92) in Prosthodontics from the UNC School of Dentistry.

Dr. Molina’s main teaching responsibility during his tenure at the dental school was directing the pre-clinical Fixed Prosthodontics curriculum for second year D.D.S. students. He actively speaks on OSHA / Infection Control topics throughout the state. He is a regional lecturer on dental implants and implant technology. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics and the Organization for Safety and Asepsis. In 1999 he received the Richard F. Hunt Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Molina left the dental school in 2007 for private practice in North Raleigh. He is also an active member of the North Carolina Army National Guard and is appointed as the Chief State Dental Officer holding the rank of Colonel. He deployed to Iraq in 2010 spending 3 months in south Baghdad at Forward Operating Base Falcon.