Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics is an Invisalign Elite Provider

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Blog|

Have you considered Invisalign as a way to achieve the smile of your dreams, but are unsure how to take the first step? The perfect place to start is with a complimentary consultation at Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics. We are pleased to offer the revolutionary straightening system! With Invisalign, we can map out your smile [...]

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At What Age Should My Child Have an Orthodontic Evaluation?

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Blog|

You may have noticed that kids seem to be getting braces and other orthodontic care a lot earlier these days. There was a time, only a decade or two ago, when braces were mainly seen on teenagers, but that is beginning to change. If you’re wondering when to bring your child to our Charlottesville, VA [...]

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Adults and Braces: Not Just for Kids Anymore

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Blog|

Just hearing the word “braces” can take many of us back to junior high — that painful era when we wore unattractive glasses, endured unflattering haircuts, and carried a mouthful of braces to complete the awkward adolescent look. Despite the common assumption that braces are for kids, more and more adults are choosing to pursue [...]

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What’s the Advantage of Invisalign®?

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Blog|

Dr. David Hamer and our team know it is natural for you to feel some concern when you need to wear any type of dental device to correct a problem with your teeth. Both braces and Invisalign can produce good results in giving you the smile you’ve always wanted. Both methods can straighten your teeth [...]

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Tips for Handling and Avoiding Orthodontic Emergencies

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Blog|

The best way to avoid orthodontic emergencies is to know how to take care of your braces properly throughout your entire treatment. However, emergencies are … well, emergencies, and sometimes no matter how cautious you are or how well you take care of your braces, the wires loosen, the bands pop, or you experience orthodontic [...]

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Invisalign Teen® Benefits

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Blog|

You can probably see how teeth straightening can make your smile more attractive, but you might be wary of how Invisalign Teen treatment works. If you’re like most teens at our Charlottesville, VA office, you love hanging out with your friends, and you don’t want to be different, watch what you eat, or worry about [...]

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The In-Ovation® Treatment Process

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Blog|

The advancement of orthodontic procedures has a come a long way. Today, there is always a way to meet each individual's personal smile needs in a relaxing, stress-free, and pain-free way. In-Ovation® technology is no different. With its free-sliding system, many patients report positive experiences. Let's take a look at how the In-Ovation® treatment process [...]

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Is Invisalign Teen® right for my child?

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Blog|

Straightening your teeth with traditional braces used to be something of a public affair. While traditional teeth-straightening methods yielded high-quality results, it was also essentially impossible to wear them undetected as you went about your day. The visibility of braces could be especially troubling to teens in the high-stress environment of high school and even [...]

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We proudly offer Invisalign Teen®!

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Blog|

Dr. David Hamer and our team are excited to offer Invisalign Teen®, a clear alternative to braces that’s just for teens! With Invisalign Teen, we are able to straighten your teen’s teeth without the hassle, discomfort, and embarrassment of traditional braces. Invisalign Teen’s clear aligners are virtually invisible. What's more, they are removable, which means [...]

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Eating with Braces: Braces-friendly snack recipe

By | 2016-10-12T12:34:38+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Blog|

At Hamer and Hamer Orthodontics, Dr. David Hamer and our staff know that eating with braces can be tricky. You want to avoid damaging the bands, brackets, and wires, since any damage can delay the progress of your treatment. After adjustments, your mouth may also feel sore, which will make eating more of a chore [...]

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