Franklin Tay

Department Chair

Franklin Tay

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Endodontics

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Bio

Dr. Franklin Tay is chairman and professor in the Department of Endodontics, The Dental College of Georgia.

  • (706) 721-6489
  • (706) 721-6252
  • GC 2270

Education

  • Ph.D., Dentistry (DDS, DMD) University of Hong Kong, 1998

  • BDS, Dental Clinical Sciences, Gene University of Queensland (The), 1981

Certifications

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2007

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 2015

  • Fellow of the International College of Dentistry 2014

  • Kappa Lambda Chapter (Georgia Regents University), 2013

  • IADR/AADR William Gies Award 2011

  • Diplomate American Board of Endodontics, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENDR 7120

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 8120

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 8020

    Didactic Endodontics
  • ENDO 5901

    Endodontic Clinic
  • ENDO 5902

    Endodontic Clinic
  • ENDO 5002

    Endodontic Seminar
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • ENDO 5001

    Fundamentals of Endodontics

Teaching Interests

Predoctoral and postgraduate endodontics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Obturation of the root canal system. In: Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp, 2017
    Other
  • Effects of EDC crosslinking on the stiffness of dentin hybrid layers evaluated by nanoDMA over time., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Extrafibrillar collagen demineralization-based chelate-and-rinse technique bridges the gap between wet and dry dentin bonding., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • No-waiting dentine self-etch concept-Merit or hype., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Substantivity of Carbodiimide Inhibition on Dentinal Enzyme Activity over Time., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dentin bonding, endodontic materials research, collagen biomineralization

College Service

  • International Student Exchange Program 2011 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Research Advisory Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • International Initiatives Council 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Study Abroad Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • PSRP grant application review committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Oral Dental and Craniofacial Sciences Study Section (ODCS), Center for Sceintific Review, National Institutes of Health 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Oral Dental and Craniofacial Small Business Special Emphasis Panel – ZRG1 MOSS-K(11), Center for Sceintific Review, National Institutes of Health 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Curriculum Resource Center 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Oral Dental and Craniofacial Small Business Special Emphasis Panel – ZRG1 MOSS-K(11), Center for Sceintific Review, National Institutes of Health 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • CDM International Student Exchange Program 2011 - Present

    Role: Director