News Release

November 5, 2009

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Find Out During Free Program on November 10 at UConn Health Center

FARMINGTON, CONN. Donald Somerville, D.M.D., M.S., director of the Center for Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry, will present a free talk about the benefits of natural-looking dental implants on Tuesday, November 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

The talk will be held in the Center for Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry, which is on the main floor of the Health Center (use main hospital entrance). To register, call 800-535-6232.

Dr. Somerville became director of the dental implant center in 2008. He trained at some of the best dental programs in the country including the UConn School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry.

To learn more about Dr. Somerville and the dental implant center, visit

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