Meet The Team
Meet Dr. Adam K. Harkrider
Dr. Adam K. Harkrider is honored to provide endodontic services to the community of Boerne and surrounding Texas Hill Country. He and his wife, Shelley, both native Texans, feel very blessed to make their home in Boerne after nine years of adventure and travel in the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Harkrider was born and raised in East Texas and completed undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He attended dental school at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX on a US Navy scholarship. After graduation, Dr. Harkrider completed a General Practice Residency program at Naval Medical Center San Diego receiving specialized training in various areas of hospital-based dentistry, including; anesthesia, surgery, and trauma. He went on to serve three years in Yokosuka, Japan as a general dentist, during which he
deployed onboard the USS Tortuga in support of naval operations in the Pacific. Dr. Harkrider’s interest in root canals led him to the endodontic program at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, MD. While there, he received his Certificate in Endodontics and a Masters of Science degree in Oral Biology. Upon completion, Dr. Harkrider was stationed at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina where he practiced endodontics. During this time, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, completing an intensive certification process achieved by only 20% of endodontists nationwide. This value of continuing education and the highest standards of practice are interwoven into every process at Harkrider Endodontics.
Shelley is our office manager who was born and raised in Victoria, TX. Her background lies in education and counseling through which she brings a unique perspective to our office. She completed her undergraduate study at the University of Texas at Austin and graduate study at Chapman University. From scheduling to financial options, Shelley delights in working with patients in pursuit of excellent endodontic care.
Wendy was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. Her career as a dental assistant started shortly after graduating high school and continued with training through San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistance. Wendy has been happily married for 18 years and has a heart for fostering and rescuing pit bulls and chihuahuas within the San Antonio community. This nurturing spirit is evident in her desire to create a comfortable and calming environment for each patient at Harkrider Endodontics.