Dr. Byron Capps was born in a small town in eastern North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his undergraduate degree. He went on to receive his dental degree from the University of North Carolina, Adams School of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Capps received numerous awards, including the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Summer Research Award and graduated with an additional certificate in the Core Principles in Public Health.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Capps completed the Army Basic Officers Leadership Course with a special acknowledgement of his leadership skills. Following BOLC, Dr. Capps graduated from the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Advanced Education in General Dentistry program as the honor graduate. Dr. Capps was then assigned to the 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat team, where he completed training at the National Training Center in California and ultimately deployed to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After returning from Afghanistan, Dr. Capps completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Madigan Army Medical Center, WA. Following residency, Dr. Capps simultaneously served as the chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Irwin Community Hospital outside of Manhattan, KS and as a surgeon within a medical brigade in Kentucky. Dr. Capps was fortunate to have several wonderful experiences within the brigade, including being recognized by the Army Surgeon General for his contributions during training and being mobilized to New York City in 2020, as part of the Army COVID pandemic response.
Dr. Capps is an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In his free time, Dr. Capps enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with his two dogs and family.
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