Dr. Shane Krohnfeldt’s Crown Council Achievement


The Crown Council is a community of the industry’s most elite dental professionals, providing resourcesto achieve and maintain a Culture of Success™ within every area of a member’s practice and life.It’s a prestigious mark of distinction, signifying a constant striving for better—a philosophy that AcademyDental Care & Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico are proud to reflect through our very own ShaneKrohnfeldt, DDS Crown Council-QualifiedDr. Krohnfeldt recently achieved his first qualification with the Crown Council, and we couldn’t be moreproud! This is the first accomplishment of the Crown Council Qualified Program, which provides a yearlyaction plan and resources that keep dental … Read More

 Liz Goodwin Joins Academy Dental Care


At Academy Dental Care, we strive to provide our New Mexico community with exceptional, compassionate dental care and radiant smiles—which our newest provider takes great pride in! We’re excited to welcome, Liz Goodwin, an experienced hygienist and EFDA, to our team! Liz Goodwin has been a dental hygienist since 2006, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Mexico, as well as a license in Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary in the art of restorative dentistry. Liz is dedicated to her patients, taking the time to build meaningful relationships with them at every appointment. Her passion … Read More

Enjoy Bad Food & Have Good Teeth


Good oral health vs. bad food—it’s a popular debate, forcing many to choose between healthy, beautiful teeth or enjoying the foods you love, but here at Academy Dental Care, we beg the question: why not both? As Albuquerque’s leading dental practice, you’d probably expect us to err on the side of good oral health—and we do!—but we also know that it’s possible to enjoy foods that have earned a bad reputation without risking your beautiful smile. Allow us to explain! When it comes to dental health, many of the food and drinks we crave have been labeled as “bad”, due … Read More

ABQ The Mag: Dr. Krohnfeldt & Wall


Academy Dental Care and Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico are proud to join forces, offering an increased level of care and service to patients in the Albuquerque area. Detailing their merge in a recent ABQ The Magazine feature, the lead doctors from both practices touched on a variety of important topics, including a shared vision and technology focus, which Dr. Chelsea Gonzales and Dr. Charles Ghallager of Academy Dental Care touched on in their portion of the interview. Highlighting their unique team dynamic, Dr. Shane Krohnfeldt and Dr. Byron Wall of Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico speak of the merger … Read More

ABQ The Mag: Dr. Gonzales & Gallagher


Highlighted in the September issue of Albuquerque The Magazine is the merger of two prominent Albuquerque dental institutions: Academy Dental Care and Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico. The two practices are equally eager as they are honored to offer New Mexicans the very best in general and cosmetic dentistry care. This integration will have a profoundly positive impact on both practices and their patients. Here’s what Dr. Chelsea S. Gonzales, DDS and Charles F. Gallagher, DMD of Academy Dental Care said to ABQ The Magazine about their merge with Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico: “Our practices decided to join forces … Read More

ABQ The Magazine: Overview


Academy Dental Care and Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico, two of Albuquerque’s leading dental practices, have joined together to provide New Mexicans with the very best in every aspect of dental care. Distinct in their practices yet united in their passions, these teams are redefining dental care standards, offering a new, higher level of service and care. Albuquerque The Magazine highlights this merge, detailing many important topics, such as what this merge means for them and for patients, what sets their services apart from others, what patients can expect, and more. The interview with Chelsea S. Gonzales, DDS, Charles F. … Read More

Hispanic Heritage Award Nomination


Academy Dental Care has been nominated by the Hispano Chamber of Commerce for a 2021 Hispanic Heritage Award!  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, beginning September 15th, the Hispano Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of Hispanic Heritage Awards, recognizing numerous New Mexican businesses in nine different categories, including Small Business of the Year, New Business of the Year, Women Owned Business of the Year, Health & Wellness Business of the Year, Arts & Culture Organization of the Year, Technology Business of the Year, Immigrant Business of the Year, Non-Profit Organization of the Year, and Native Business of the … Read More

Same-Day Crowns


Woman in Dental Chair Smiling

Your smile has a major effect on you—and depending on its state, the effect can be good or bad. When you’re confident in the health and look of your smile, it shows! You might make a stranger’s day by flashing them a grin or simply radiate positivity throughout your day, but when the state of your smile is negative, its effect is, too. A tooth that’s broken or failing not only diminishes the look of your smile, but its functionality. From pain and discomfort to difficulty chewing, Academy Dental Care recognizes the everyday complications that compromised teeth can present, and … Read More

Dr. Byron Wall Joins Academy Dental Care


At Academy Dental Care, we believe smiles should be equally as beautiful as they are healthy, and have proudly built a reputation that prioritizes both. We’re excited to further build on this reputation and welcome one of Albuquerque’s best cosmetic dentists to our team—Dr. Byron Wall! Dr. Byron Wall is a champion of dental aesthetics, mastering the cosmetic dentistry field for nearly 40 years. After earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa in 1982, Dr. Byron Wall completed his general practice residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Then, in 1983, he began private practice in Albuquerque, … Read More

Dr. Krohnfeldt


Passionate about dental care, dedicated to patients, and experts in their field—these are the defining traits of Academy Dental Care doctors, who work everyday to provide Albuquerque with a state-of-the-art dentistry experience. Helping us further this mission is our newest member—Dr. Shane Krohnfeldt, who joined our team in June 2020. Originally from a small town called Temecula in Southern California, Dr. Krohnfeldt completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Santa Barbara and later graduated from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at the University of the Pacific. Dr Krohnfeldt then practiced in San Diego, California before meeting … Read More