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Dr. Ryan Finnegan

Dentistry
Branford, CT
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Branford, CT

Address

134 Montowese Street, Branford, CT
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Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Sort of: Tmj is the term for the the jaw joint, tmd refers to disorders associated with the joint. Gum chewing can lead to overuse if the muscles of masticatio... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Brush, floss, diet: Brushing, flossing and diet are the hallmarks of good oral health. Also maintain regular check up appointments to look for cavities, gum disease and o... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Typically at office: Most wisdom teeth are extracted at the office of an oral surgeon. They can be extracted at the hospital but it is not a necessity.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Simple answer : Typically cavities are not going to be able to be detected without going to a dentist. Most cavities are asymtomatic and won't cause pain until they g... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Most often no: Most er 's will not. More often than not the emergency room will only provide medication for a toothache
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Mouthguard: Typically bruxism is treated with an appliance called a nightguard. While over the counter nightguards are available, a custom fitted nightguard is re... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Brush tongue: If you notice chronic bad breath make sure you are brushing your tongue or using a tongue scraper. Also bad breath can be caused by gum disease, reflu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Finnegan
Dentistry 23 years experience
Laser: Cold sores can be treated with a laser treatment at a dental office. Treatment of one lesion takes only a few minutes and provides immediate reduction... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Finnegan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Finnegan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Connecticut
Graduated 1999MD
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