Dr. Ralph Phelan, DDS

Dr. Ralph Phelan, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
73 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ralph Phelan, a native of Nashua, NH, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and his dental degree from Georgetown University. He completed his internship at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC, followed by two years in the Air Force Dental Corps. He settled in Concord, NH, in 1973, as an associate of Dr. D. Jackson Freese. In 1977, he purchased Dr. Robert Whittaker's practice and has since been joined by his brother Dr. Raymond Phelan. Dr. Phelan is a member of and past president of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, a member and fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and an Associate member of Forensic Odontology. Dr. Phelan enjoys first and foremost helping patients to maintain optimal dental health. He was voted one of New Hampshire's top 10 General Dentists by his colleagues in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Dr. Phelan has studied at the Panky Institute, the Dawson Center, and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Advanced Dentistry in order to better help patients enjoy functionally sound aesthetics and oral health. In his free time he enjoys exercising, reading, spending time with his family and a little dancing. He is also a proud grandfather to six little ones.

Dr. Ralph Phelan

104 Pleasant St

Concord, NH 03301
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Phelan Almost everyone that comes through our office door comments on what a beautiful building it is. We know the dental office is not everyone s favorite place so we work hard to make your visit as comfortable as possible. Live plants, soothing music, beverages, and current magazines all help create a relaxing atmosphere. Some patients even come early to catch a quiet moment with the daily paper. On the other side of the waiting room doors you ll find our experienced clinical team. Both doctors and staff take their continuing education seriously, constantly searching for new and better ways to help keep our patients in top oral health. We regularly attend courses and dental conventions, subscribe to a number of dental journals, and maintain memberships with various dental associations. The Drs. Phelan maintain a high standard of care for all their patients. Their greatest wish is to help patients keep their natural teeth for life. We value prevention, with a focus on oral hygiene.


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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries


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  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Mouthguards
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment


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Background Check

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  • University of Vermont
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Providence Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Academy Of General Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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