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Anthony Harwell Jr., DDS, MS

My goal is to . . . work to use positive influences and positive role models and positive action to create those beautiful smiles. What we do is not just straightening teeth, but it’s creating and changing kids' lives.

Meet Dr. Anthony

Dr. Anthony was raised in Amarillo and graduated from Amarillo High School in 1988. His journey with orthodontics began at a very young age, helping out in his father’s orthodontics practice as a second-grader. Dr. Anthony ended up taking over his father’s practice after 25 years of working side by side as orthodontists. He is proud to keep his father’s kindhearted and dedicated patient care philosophy alive at Harwell & Cook Orthodontics.

Passionate about helping people smile out loud, Dr. Anthony finds joy every day watching his patients’ smiles transform and their confidence grow. He feels he can relate to his patients and has a good perspective on their experience in orthodontic treatment, as he had really bad teeth growing up and underwent treatment with braces four times—he even had headgear! Being honest and straightforward with his patients is Dr. Anthony’s style, and it pays off because his patients usually end up saying, “It wasn’t as bad as I thought!” Dr. Anthony would like his patients to know that at Harwell & Cook Orthodontics, his tight-knit team cares deeply about patients and takes the very best care of them. You will be treated like family every step of the way!

Dr. Anthony by the Numbers

Education

Dr. Anthony attended Vanderbilt University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in mathematics. His Doctor of Dental Surgery degree was awarded from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. After graduation, Dr. Anthony did his orthodontic residency at the University of Texas – Houston Dental Branch, where he earned a Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, as well as a Master of Science degree.

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Baylor University
  • University of Texas
  • ADA
  • AAO

Outside the Office

Dr. Anthony loves to travel, is an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman, and plays tennis. He stays well connected to his community as an active member of his church and participates in local dentistry charities in his beloved Amarillo, TX, where he was raised. He satisfies his artistic side outside of his practice pursuing photography. Dr. Anthony and his wife, Stacey, moved to Amarillo in the summer of 1998 to join the family practice. They have two children, Tripp and Jackson.