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Dr. Harnick, David

Dr. David Harnick

Harnick Orthodontics 8631 Golf Course Rd.,
Suite F
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out of 10 67 reviews
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» Certified Specialities
  • Orthodontist
» Practice Services

» Advanced Technologies

 Imaging Technology

 Orthodontic Technology

  • Retainers

 Patient Comfort/Convenience Technology
  • Video/Music Devices
» Accepted Payments
  • Cash
  • Dental Insurance
  • Practice offers a Financing Plan
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa
Dr. David Harnick 10.0 out of 10 based on 67 Reviews
Practice Description
 Do you want to enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile? Greet the world grinning with new confidence! Get orthodontics by Dr. Harnick and it will give you a reason to smile more!
Practice Highlights
  • - Complimentary Consultations
  • - Experienced, Caring & Talented
  • - Expert in Early Treatment
  • - Fun & Friendly Staff
  • - Invisalign Premier Provider
  • - Most Advanced Orthodontic Technology Available
  • - Most Dental Plans Accepted
  • - No Down Payment/No Interest Financing
  • - Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea & Snoring
Discounts, Coupons & Specials
New Patient Specials:
Complementary Initial Evaluation
Participates in a Discount Plan:
Significant discount for payment in full at the start of treatment.
Offers Financing Plan(s):
No Down Payment/No Interest Financing
PatientFYI Interview
How does your office help a patient understand their costs for Services, payment plan options, or use of their dental insurance?
Braces are an important investment and we want to make sure your orthodontic care is affordable. Our office offers complimentary consultations that include an examination, x-rays, and a discussion of recommended treatment. One of our primary goals is to help everyone afford the care they need without straining their finances. Before any treatment begins we carefully review with all Patients: their needs, the costs of services, and any financial options they have available to them that we can help to facilitate.
How do you educate your patients about the treatments they need and how to keep problems from reoccurring?
We conduct a treatment consultation to explain all aspects of your treatment in detail. We also provide a complete diagnosis regarding the nature of your problem, a written summary of the findings, and a details plan that outlines your treatment - along with their goals and how we can achieve the desired results that will last a lifetime.
What do you do when there are multiple treatment options available for a patient's dental condition?
We make sure that all Patients completely understand all of their options, and the pros & cons of each, then we support them in making the best decision for their specific needs. We encourage questions from both patients & parents - and make the time needed to answer them completely.
What labs do you use for your restoration services (e.g. Crowns & Bridges) and do you provide patients with a choice of labs?
In orthodontics, we have several options of materials that we can use. At our office - we only use the industry's leading technology & materials.
What kind of sedation & comfort techniques do you utilize?
Anytime a service will potentially include any patient discomfort, we ensure that the patient remains relaxed & comfortable so their visit is an enjoyable one.
Do you treat children and, if so, how do you help them feel comfortable?
Absolutely - we provide a fun and friendly environment that puts children at ease. We also thrive to make their out-of-office experience enjoyable by providing fun opportunities, such as colored bands. We recommend that children be checked by us at the time their permanent teeth begin to erupt, so that we can detect any deficiencies in the child's teeth formation. This usually occurs between 7 years of age. Dr. harnick has a special interest in treating young children since some of the best orthodontic corrections are possible when using growth & development.
What is your Appointment Cancellation Policy?
24 Hour Notice Please
Medical Education
 Dr. Harnick attended the University of Maryland where he received his dental degree and the University of the Pacific for his orthodontic specialty degree.
Special Training
 He then attended, after a successful career as a general dentist, the University of the Pacific for an additional 2 years and was awarded a Masters in the Science of Dentistry (MSD) with a specialist certificate in orthodontics. He has also attended a mini residency at UCLA in sleep breathing disorders with a focus on oral appliances for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He has also lectured nationally on Invisalign treatment.
Personal Background
 Dr. Harnick has lived in Albuquerque for 33 years. He is married to Connie. He has a stepson, Matthew, who graduated from UNM Medical school and is now completing his residency in family practice. His daughter, Kari, is studying to be an orthodontist and will be joining the practice in the future. Dr. Harnick is an avid tennis player.
Community Involvement
 Dr. Harnick maintains a professional membership in the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the Academy of General Dentistry, The American Orthodontic Society, the American Academy of Gnathological Orthopedics, the New Mexico Dental Association, the Albuquerque Dental Society and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Patient Examples
Invisalign Offered Here!
Easy - Comfortable - Fantastic

Our office provides the most state-of-the-art procedures available, ensuring optimal results for our patients. Invisalign is a revolutionary system that utilizes 3-D computer graphics to design and manufacture customized clear appliances called removable “Aligners”. Invisalign appliances are virtually undetectable, easy-to-use and comfortable to wear. Invisalign effectively treats the vast majority of adults and adolescents with narrow arches, crowding, space closure, relapse, and anterior intrusion.
The invisible way to straighten your teeth, without braces. Invisalign can give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. It works through a series of invisible, comfortable and removable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing. So you can smile more during treatment as well as after.

Early treatment for crossbite

Early treatment in a child can correct certain bite problems making final correction later much easier.

Correction of bite and crowding with braces

It took only 17 months for complete correction of this bite with braces

Practice Staff

Karl Harnick, Daughter & Future Partner

Emily Garcia, Office Manager

Over 30 years of experience. Photo Coming Soon!

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