Dr. James T. Ubertalli is a magna cum laude graduate of Tufts Dental School, and earned his specialty certificate in periodontics from New York University and the New York VA Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been practicing with the Hirshberg Dental Group since 1998 and maintains a private practice in Hingham, Massachusetts. His professional affiliations include The ADA, Amer Acad of Perio, Acad of Osseointegration, The Mass Dental Society and Mass Perio Society for which he currently serves as president. He is the dental editor of the Merck Manuals and has written numerous professional articles.