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Meet the Putnam Dentists

Putnam dentists, Drs. Carolyn & Walter McGinn We're excited to meet you!

Drs. Carolyn & Walter McGinn

Dr. McGinn was born in Coventry, Rhode Island, and attended Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick. He continued his studies at Providence College, and achieved his Doctor of Dental Medicine at the prestigious Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1987. During the following year, Dr. McGinn completed his General Practice Residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital. He worked as an Associate in New York until finally opening his own practice in Putnam, Connecticut in 1994.

Dr. Walter McGinn is a member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, and the Northeastern Connecticut Dental Society, where he is a past President. Dr. McGinn also has the honor of being elected to the Pierre Fouchard Academy, an international organization dedicated to uniting the best dentists around the globe. Dr. McGinn loves his job because he enjoys correcting a dental problem by creating a happy smile.

Dr. McGinn has been happily married to his wife, Dr. Carolyn McGinn, for over 26 years. The couple has three children. Their oldest son is a graduate student in  Physics, their daughter is completing her undergraduate degree in secondary education, and their youngest son is a senior in high school. Dr. Walter McGinn enjoys spending time with his family when he's not helping patients.