As the proud owner and lead dentist of Three Rivers, Dr. Mark Connolly has been dedicated to serving the Murfreesboro and Rockvale communities for over 17 years. With a passion for dentistry and a commitment to excellence, Dr. Connolly takes pride in the fact that our office remains locally owned, providing personalized care tailored to the unique needs of our patients.
Dr. Connolly's journey in dentistry began with a vision to create a welcoming and family-oriented practice where patients feel valued and cared for. Before opening Three Rivers Family Dentistry, Dr. Connolly completed hundreds of postgraduate hours in dentistry. At the beginning of his career, he worked at a family practice in Tullahoma before opening his dream office in Murfreesboro. Over the years, he has built a reputation for his compassionate approach to dentistry, earning the trust and loyalty of our community.
Dr.Connolly is a Middle Tennessee native, raised in McMinnville. He majored in Chemistry at Tennessee Tech University prior to receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Meharry Medical College in 2007.
With a strong dedication to advancements in dentistry, he keeps up-to-date with the latest technologies available to his patients. When he is not practicing his passion for dentistry, Dr. Connolly enjoys spending time with his three children, Seth, Addison, and Everett. He also enjoys biking the Murfreesboro Greenway, studying modern science, and watching historical documentaries.
Joining our practice in 2019, Dr. Darren Songstad brings over 27 years of experience in dentistry to Three Rivers. After owning his own practice, he has seamlessly integrated into our team, earning the admiration of our patients for his wealth of knowledge and compassionate approach to dentistry.
Specializing in root canals and implant cases, Dr. Songstad ensures that our patients receive the highest quality of care with precision and expertise.
Dr. Songstad was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He moved to Memphis, TN in 1989 where he attended Memphis State University, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. In 1997, he graduated from University of Tennessee Dental School and moved to Nashville. He purchased a practice in 2000 and sold it in 2015 to spend more time with his family.
Darren and his wife Angela, who is also one of our amazing dental hygienist, have been married for 23 years. They have two wonderful children, Duncan, who is apart of our oral surgery team, and Millie, who is a recent graduate from Nursing school. His hobbies include golfing, fishing, hunting and spending quality time with his family.
Joining our team in 2021, Dr. Rosalyn Ha has quickly become an integral part of Three Rivers Aesthetics. Patients appreciate her compassionate approach to treatment and her dedication to providing exceptional care. In addition to her expertise in dentistry, Dr. Ha is also our go-to provider for Botox treatments, helping our patients achieve their aesthetic goals with precision and skill.
Dr. Ha was born and raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, GA. After receiving her B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University, she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She continued her education in Seattle, WA where she completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry gaining ample experience in treating complex cases in a diverse patient population.
Dr. Ha’s favorite aspect of dentistry is the opportunity to build trusting relationships with her patients. As such, she always aims to provide high-quality, comfort-focused dental care while ensuring transparency and communication.
When she’s not looking at teeth at work, you can find her talking about teeth at home with her husband Chris- who is also a dentist. Chris is a U.S. Army dentist currently serving in active duty at Fort Campbell, KY. The couple met in dental school and bonded over their mutual love for food and dogs. If not out exploring the food scene in Nashville, you can find Dr. Ha cuddling with her dog, Franklin, sipping wine, and studying for her sommelier test!
Dr. Jamie Romero is our expert oral surgeon, specializing in wisdom teeth removal, surgical extractions, and complex implant cases. With a focus on patient comfort, he offers sedation options for a stress-free experience.
In addition to his surgical expertise, Dr. Romero oversees our aesthetic services, ensuring comprehensive care that addresses both functional and cosmetic concerns.
Dr. Romero is a graduate of the University Of Tennessee College Of Dentistry Class of 2007 and completed his residency at Metro Health Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a Major in the TN Army National Guard and was previously deployed to Iraq, serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. With an avid interest in aviation, he has flown helicopters in the Army and completed training in the US Army Airborne and Air Assault School. He has volunteered service to Hope Smiles, Interfaith Dental Clinic and other non-profit organizations.
Dr. Romero is easy to talk to and is very passionate about patient care. He will make you feel at ease and provide you with a caring and soothing environment to ensure your comfort.
Dr. Romero resides in Franklin, TN with his wife Eva Angelina and their five children, Briana, Jaime, Marisa, Javier and Luciano Andres. Some of his interests include spending time with his family, playing basketball, biking, soccer, and the outdoors. Dr. Romero enjoys reaching out in the community and helping others in need. Dr. Romero is also fluent in Spanish.
Meet Our Team