Team Member

Matthew Somerville

Periodontist


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Education & Credentials
DDS

Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC; Los Angeles, CA

MS

Craniofacial Biology, USC Graduate School; Los Angeles, CA

BA

Biological Sciences, California Lutheran University; Thousand Oaks, CA

Specialty Certificate

Periodontology

Residency

AEGD, Lutheran Medical Center; Tucson, AZ

Quotes

A successful doctor-patient relationship requires honesty, compassion and trust. Therefore, the experience you have will be centered on open communication and recommending the treatment option that is in your best interest.

Personal Favorites

My favorite movies would be any of the James Bond or Mission: Impossible films. I particularly like seafood and sushi. Of the many TV shows I am into, a few all-time favorites are Breaking Bad and The Big Bang Theory.

Volunteer Experience

USC Mobile Dental Clinic, USC Oral Health Fairs

Personal Biography

A Southern California native, I have been practicing dentistry since 2011. My many interests include surfing, snow skiing, music (I played saxophone in college) and exploring new countries. My greatest passion is travel. Patients describe me as being easygoing and having a sense of humor.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, California Society of Periodontists, Academy of Osseointegration, Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity

Awards

CSP Robert L. Merin Leadership Award

Achievements

Dean's Honor List, President of USC Advanced Periodontology Residents Study Club, College Scholarship for Music Performance