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Graduated in 1981
Completed in 1995
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Dr. Walter Fingar graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. While in college, he kept a four year athletic scholarship in wrestling and won the Southern Conference Championship in 1979. He was voted captain of the team his junior and senior years.
He continued his education by earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. While attending the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), he won the South Carolina Dental Association Award as the outstanding clinical dentist of his class, voted on by the faculty. Though he is a general dentist, Dr. Fingar loves working with children and also won the Pedodontics Award for excellence in children's dentistry. In addition, he won the Gold Foil Operators of America Award.
After graduation, Dr. Fingar served our country in the United States Army as a Dental Officer for eight years. He supported the 1/75th Ranger Battalion at the Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA and also served in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC. He was Airborne Qualified and also attained his Expert Field Medical Badge. Dr. Fingar was promoted to field grade officer(Major) prior to leaving the Army in 1995. After being a partner dentist at the Dental Team of Sumter for 12 years, he opened We Care Family Dentistry in Hardeeville, SC in the Spring of 2007.
His hobbies include watching his sons' baseball games, biking, and the University of Tennessee football. He is a loving husband to his wife Heidi and a dedicated father to his three sons, J.W., Griffin and Luke Russell. He also loves doting on his two new grandchildren, Wyatt and Penelope.
His latest pursuit in dentistry is treating sleep apnea. Research is now proving that oral appliances are just as effective as the CPAP for patients who suffer from mild to moderate sleep apnea.
Dr. Fingar enjoys serving his patients. He is sensitive to their needs and concerns. His work ethic is built on honesty, integrity and kindness. You will enjoy his "down to earth, common sense" approach to your dental needs.