Feeling Sleepy? It Might be Sleep Apnea

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Being tired all the time might be a sign that you need to go to bed earlier—or it could mean there’s a more serious, underlying issue that’s disrupting your sleep, such as sleep apnea. So what is this condition and how can it be treated? We’ve got some answers for you! What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition when breathing stops repeatedly while you sleep. In most cases, people with sleep apnea don’t wake up when this happens and aren’t even aware that they stopped breathing. People who suffer from sleep apnea not only wake up feeling tired, … Read More

Our 2nd Annual Smiles for Life Campaign

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Our second annual Smiles for Life campaign was a huge success! We are so grateful to everyone who helped make this donation possible for The Children’s Cancer Fund of New Mexico, and thank you all from the bottom of our hearts. We would like to wish a very special congratulations to this amazing young man who only has three weeks left of treatment. Rachelle and Cindy got to spend time with this wonderful family at the Gala this year and couldn’t be happier to have been reunited with them yesterday afternoon! We can’t wait to see what next year brings! … Read More

Hidden Dangers

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The Dangers of Periodontal Disease Do you have periodontal disease? It turns out that the health of your mouth is only one reason to get this disease taken care of sooner rather than later! What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease, which is also known as gum disease, is present in 50% of adults over the age of 30. It is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults and begins with gum soreness, swelling, or bleeding. Most patients see the after-effects of gum disease, where their gums start to recede from their teeth. Gum disease is caused by bacteria that … Read More

Albuquerque Citizens Agree – Dr. Chelsea Gonzales Is a Top Dentist!

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Albuquerque the Magazine is well known for polling Albuquerque citizens to determine what businesses they think are the best in the city. In its September 2018 edition the magazine features the top dentists in town, as determined by those who should know — dentists! For the magazine, Academy Dental Care’s own Dr. Chelsea Gonzales was nominated as one of the top dentists in town, and the issue includes a full-page interview with her. She was nominated in two categories: general dentist and cosmetic dentist. The staff at Academy Dental Care is no stranger to honors from the magazine, as the … Read More

2018 Most Influential Dentists in America

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Academy Dental Care’s own Dr. Chelsea Gonzales is one of the most influential dentists in America! Kleer chose the most influential dentists in the country based on their social media footprint, positive patient ratings, overall media presence, and leadership and philanthropic efforts. Thousands of dentists from across the country were considered, but the final list consists of only 156. It is part of Kleer’s ongoing effort to recognize trustworthy dental providers, and dentists that are determined to give patients affordable and excellent care. The announcement that Dr. Gonzales is one of the country’s most influential dentists comes not long after … Read More

Expert Dental Care, Amazing Staff, Convenient Location!

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At Academy Dental Care, our patients love us, and we love our patients — that’s why we’re happy to be located near I-25 and Paseo Del Norte, a location that makes it easy for patients from Albuquerque and beyond to get to us for the compassionate and expert dental care they know we provide. Accessible Care No Matter Where You Are For our patients in the Albuquerque area, we’re just a short 15–20 minute drive from anywhere in the city. We have patients who come to us from the west side, the North Valley, and Placitas, but we also have … Read More

Back to School Backpack Drive

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We are very excited to announce that from now until the end of August we will be accepting donations for our first ever Backpack Drive! Help us help others in need this school year by bringing in a backpack and receive a complimentary fluoride treatment. We thank you for all your support. -The Academy Dental Care Team

Dr. Gonzales Attends “Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women”

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At Academy Dental Care, we’ve made it our mission to provide our patients with the very best dental care, which is why we’re excited to share that our very own Dr. Gonzales recently visited Utah to attend an incredible two-day seminar, “Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women.” Dr. Gonzales was among only 100 women who were invited to this prestigious seminar and workshop. The theme for this year’s workshop was compassion, and focused on all the great things women in dentistry bring to the practice, and the problems they face everyday. The event allowed attendees to interact with other … Read More

Surprising Foods That are Actually Good for Your Teeth

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We often hear about all the foods that are harmful to our teeth and our oral health, but we hardly ever hear about the foods that you should eat for a healthy mouth. While it’s widely known to stay away from dark colored drinks such as soda and wine, you may not know that some foods you already enjoy may have more benefits than you thought. Here are just a few of the many different foods that are good for your oral health and teeth: Apples Apples can be sweet, but they are also a great source of fiber and … Read More

Floss Like a Boss

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When it comes to all the things you have to do during the day, flossing probably isn’t too high on the list. For many people, it falls so far down on the list that it doesn’t get done at all. It’s not that we don’t know about the benefits of flossing: clean, healthy teeth; less time in the dental chair; and taking care of the investment in your dentistry, just to name a few. It’s not that we can’t do it. It’s not that we don’t have floss available. So then why is it so hard to get into the … Read More