Dr. Ciarrocca is an Assistant Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Department of General Dentistry and the Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences Department. She received her D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also completed postdoctoral training in oral medicine and a master’s degree in education. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. Prior to joining the GHSU faculty, Dr. Ciarrocca served as an Adjunct/Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Pennsylvania Department of Oral Medicine and had a part-time private practice. She is active in the Geriatrics program at Georgia Health Sciences Univeristy College of Dental Medicine.