Albuquerque’s Preferred TMJ Dentist

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A temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is a set of joints in the jaw that help to open and close the mouth. TMJ issues affect nearly 10 million people but are often ignored or go unnoticed. While TMJ disorders can be temporary, there are cases where it becomes chronic or long-lasting, causing pain to the individual with TMJ. When you suspect you have a TMJ disorder, it’s important to get checked thoroughly by a dental professional for any underlying causes and a treatment plan. At Academy Dental Care in Albuquerque, Dr. Shane Krohnfeldt is able to discern if your chronic jaw … Read More

Monica Padilla, Dental Hygienist Joins Academy Dental Care

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Academy Dental Care is proud to have Monica Padilla, who joined us in July 2021, as part of our team of caring, experienced, dental hygienists. Monica Padilla graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2008 and has focused on helping her patients feel their best through compassionate dental care. She cares for her patients by teaching them about how better oral health can lead to better overall health and helps to show her patients the best way to ensure their oral health is cared for. Monica Padilla is passionate about connecting with her patients and learning more about their … Read More

We Welcome Stephanie Baca to Academy Dental Care

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At Academy Dental Care, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality, compassionate dental care for all our patients in New Mexico. We’re happy to welcome the newest member of the Academy Dental Care team, Stephanie Baca, an experienced and caring dental hygienist ready to make a difference in the lives of all our patients through radiant smiles!  Stephanie Baca began her interest in dentistry while watching her sister-in-law attend the University of New Mexico’s Dental Hygiene program. She was inspired and eventually went on to earn her graduate degree in dentistry and traveled and lived abroad. She eventually returned to … Read More

Dr. Shane Krohnfeldt’s Crown Council Achievement

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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