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Family Owned Dental Practice in Downtown Madison, Wisconsin

Welcome! Dr. Scotty and the team at Capitol Square Dental are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We tend take a more conservative and holistic approach to dentistry and assure you that we will not recommend any unnecessary treatment. Did you know that Dr. Scotty also does all the dental exams and cleanings? No hygienist here! Every visit to Capitol Square Dental means you're looked after by a very talented and experienced doctor who will NOT rush you out the door to get to the next patient like a dental chain provider may do. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues they may face, and are always happy to answer all questions and concerns!

Our web site also provides you with some information on dental service, background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in Madison and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you choose Capitol Square Dental, you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring. See why patients have continued their dental care with us across the country and globe :)

Explore our site and see if you'd like to give Dr. Scotty's exceptional dental care a try! With over 30 years of practice, he's one of the best! We specialize in all restorative dentistry including Dental Implants, removable orthodontics like Invisalign and much more! We also invite you to email, call, or text our Madison office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you!

We proudly serve Downtown Madison, WI and the surrounding neighborhoods, including
Mansion Hill Historic District, Marquette, Old Market Place, State-Langdon, Tenney-Lapham, plus more!

COVID-19 Update

The entire staff at Capitol Square Dental have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of 2/18/2021

Capitol Square Dental has resumed regular business practices and is seeing patients for elective procedures in addition to emergency visits. However, please be aware that there are new protocols in place to protect the spread of illness.

  • All temperatures will be taken upon entering the Office.
  • Only the patient will be allowed in for the appointment unless the patient is a minor.
  • Please arrive as close to your scheduled appointment time as possible. You may be asked to wait outside or in the hallway to avoid cross-traffic in the waiting room.
  • Masks are required for anyone who enters the building and office.

We have increased our PPE in accordance with ADA recommendations and as always maintain the appropriate cleanliness and sanitation standards. We will continue to monitor the situation and make changes as needed to keep everyone safe. Please Contact Us with any questions or concerns. See a summary of our safety practices HERE.


Meet the Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Scott Sanderson,
    General and Cosmetic Dentist in Madison, WI

    Dr. Sanderson is a second-generation dentist. He grew up near Chicago. He graduated with honors from Marquette School of Dentistryin 1989. He and his wife/assistant, Jennifer, bought Capitol Square Dental in 1990. He moved to Madison with his family shortly after and has called it home ever since.
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Hours of Operation

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Capitol Square Dental


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


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