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

ABQ The Magazine Q&A Highlight


Dr. Chelsea Gonazales in Albuquerque the Magazine

In a recent interview with ABQ The Magazine, our own Dr. Chelsea Gonzales offered her professional insight into several aspects of dentistry. From building trust to the importance of oral health, Dr. Gonzales highlights the unique dental experience that she, and Academy Dental Care, strive to provide our patients—ensuring they feel comfortable, informed, and confident about the care they’re receiving!  The interview began with questions about trust in the dental office and how she helps patients overcome bad experiences. In her response, Dr. Gonzales focuses on one thing; the patient. She believes that in order to help patients achieve a … Read More

ABF 2019 Best Places to Work


Academy Dental Care Staff Picture

Employees have spoken and the results are in — Albuquerque Business First reveals 2019’s Best Places to Work and we’re proud to say Academy Dental Care is a finalist! There are two common passions shared amongst the Academy Dental Care team – dental health and our patients. Everyday, we come to work eager to educate each patient on good oral health and are excited to help them achieve a beautiful smile. We love where we work because we love what we do, and it shows in every one of the hundreds of patients we’ve helped smile with confidence! Reports show … Read More

5 Reasons Why Flossing Is Important


Picture of Dental Floss Case

Twice a year you come to Academy Dental Care and visit our dentists for a checkup, cleaning, and likely, a lesson about the importance of flossing your teeth! Maybe you begin to floss for a day or two, but if you’re like most, all that floss talk goes in one ear and out the other. We’re dedicated to care and dental services of the highest quality so that you can live a healthy life, with a healthy smile, and believe flossing is an essential part of this!  Floss is an interdental cleaner and is specifically designed to get into the … Read More

40 Under Forty


Headshot of Dr Chelsea Gonzales

Her expertise, extensive knowledge, and local outreach have deservingly made her a beloved member of our practice and community. Dr. Chelsea Gonzales loves her job, finds it rewarding, and goes above and beyond every day to help every patient achieve a healthy smile. Her achievements in the dental industry along with her caring, honest nature have attributed to the great success of Academy Dental Care its treatments and renowned patient care. Being a praised member in the business community, we are proud to announce on her behalf that Dr. Chelsea Gonzales has been selected as an honoree for this year’s … Read More

Crown Council Award


Group of People Posing with Awards

At Academy Dental Care, we pride ourselves on having a team of doctors and staff members who are dedicated to providing next-level care and high-quality services! It is with great excitement that we announce our very own Dr. Chelsea Gonzales has been recognized for her commitment to providing outstanding care , and has received qualified membership status with the Crown Council! The Crown Council is a prestigious alliance of dentists who have achieved significant success in leadership, continued education, community outreach, and positive team culture within their practices. These dentists are committed to continually improving and through shared experience, insight, … Read More

Causes of Bad Breath


Black and White Photo of Man Covering His Mouth

The mouth’s warm, moist conditions make it the ideal place for the millions of bacteria found in the mouth and on the tongue to multiply. Although grocery store shelves are lined with mints, gum, and mouthwash to fight bad breath, they are only temporary fixes and don’t address the root of the problem – bacteria in the mouth. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, has varying extremities and origins such as the oral hygiene, smoking habits, and health conditions. Most cases originate in the mouth and are improved with proper, consistent dental hygiene but others may be caused by a … Read More