Why the Dentist Could Be the Key To Better Sleep

Sleep is a vital component of overall health and well-being. Sleep allows the body to rest, repair, and ready itself for another day, and the price for not getting enough sleep can be poor health. In fact, poor sleep has been linked to serious medical conditions, such as obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes, as well as increased illness... read more »

Why General Dentists Refer Patients to Dental Specialists

General dentists are capable of taking care of the majority of patients’ oral health needs. However, there will be cases when the services of a dental specialist are required. When this happens, your dentist will refer you to a specialist who will take care of the problem before you return to routine care with your primary dentist. Nearly 80% of all dentists in... read more »

Why Professional Dental Cleanings Are Necessary

Brush twice a day, floss at least once a day, and use a fluoride mouthwash. Do this every day and you should be good to go, right? Not exactly. While regular brushing and flossing go a long way in maintaining good oral health, they do not take the place of regularly scheduled professional dental cleanings. The American Dental Association recommends having your teeth... read more »

Straightening Out the Facts: Invisalign Versus At-Home Clear Aligners

In the digital age, convenience is king. With a computer, tablet, or smartphone, consumers can take care of an entire day’s worth of errands and appointments without getting out of bed. Health care is no different. The appeal of at-home services, such as telemedicine and virtual visits, is on the rise and at-home treatment options are turning heads for their... read more »

Teaching Your Kids Good Oral Health Habits

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which promotes the importance of good oral health. Developing good oral health habits at an early age can lead to a lifetime of happy teeth and gums! Here are some tips to help establish good hygiene habits in your kids. SHOW THEM HOW IT’S DONE Good habits start at home and the best way... read more »

How To Choose the Right Dentist

A central element to a healthy smile is to visit the dentist regularly and the key to regular visits is to find the right dentist for you. In fact, the relationship between dentist and patient plays a crucial role in maintaining good oral hygiene — just as important as brushing and flossing! A great place to begin your search is... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Capital Dental Group, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles.... read more »