Meet The Doctors and Staff





Wallingford Dental Associates
205 North Main St.
Wallingford, CT 06492

Cynara C. McPhail, D.M.D.

Dr. Cynara McPhail graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts and then went on to dental school at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, Conn. She graduated in 1984 with a degree in Dental Medicine. After graduation, she completed a General Practice Dental Residency at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. and has been practicing in Wallingford for almost 30 years. Dr. McPhail is interested in all phases of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, veneers, implants and root canals. Dr. McPhail lives in Wallingford with her husband, Jon, and her children: Sarah, 22, a graduate of Bates College (2014) and is presently teaching third grade at Buckingham, Nichols and Brown School in Cambridge, Massachusetts  and Daniel, 19, a freshman at Bates College. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Association, and a past President and member of the Meriden-Wallingford-Cheshire Dental Society. Cynara is also involved with the public library, serving as President of the Library Board of Managers for the Wallingford Public Library. She has also held several different offices for the Pond Hill Elementary School and Dag Hammarsjkold Middle School P.T.O., and she is currently serving on the Choate Rosemary Hall Parents Fund Council. She enjoys reading, sewing, knitting, soccer, swimming, traveling and gardening. Cynara is also involved with her children’s activities and tries to attend most of their sporting events. She is an avid UConn basketball fan, enjoying both the  women’s and men’s games.



Renee P. Rubenstein, D.M.D.

Dr. Renee Rubenstein graduated from University of Delaware with a BA in Chemistry before attending University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT. After graduation in 2015, she spent a year in Boston, MA working as a general practice resident at Mass General Hospital. During this residency she spent a good deal of time working in the Oral Medicine Department as well as Head and Neck Cancer Center and General Dental Practice.

 After spending time in Boston, she decided to move back to North Haven, CT where she was born and raised, and now currently resides. Renee has a particular passion for root canal therapy but is interested in cosmetic dentistry and surgery as well. Her other interests and hobbies include hiking, yoga, travelling, guitar, dogs, and musical theater. Renee has one older brother and is looking forward to starting a family of her own in the next few years. She is very excited about working in her home state and meeting and treating all the wonderful patients of Wallingford Dental Associates. 




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Contact Information

Wallingford Dental Associates

205 N. Main St.
Wallingford, CT 06492

Phone: 203-265-1250

Business Hours:
Monday: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 7 a.m.-noon

We accept Visa. We accept MasterCard. We accept American Express.
We accept Discover. We accept CareCredit.

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