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First Orthodontic Visit

By |2019-06-05T15:43:21-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

When you choose to pursue orthodontic care, it can be both an exciting and slightly overwhelming time. Orthodontics can change your life for the better in many ways, and that’s certainly something worth celebrating! But it’s also not unusual to feel a little bit anxious, especially if you aren’t exactly sure what to expect from [...]

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What are Self-Ligating Braces?

By |2019-04-04T12:08:12-04:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|

More than ever, people of every age are choosing to improve their smiles with orthodontic braces.  For many people, traditional braces are still the best course of action for smile enhancement. They are cost effective and produce excellent results. Some choose metal brackets, while those who prefer their braces are less noticeable choose ceramic. It [...]

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The Whole Family Benefits From Braces

By |2019-03-14T09:31:46-04:00April 1st, 2019|Blog|

Your child is growing up and has reached an important time in their life - the time to give them a beautiful smile. As you research the options available on how to best straighten your child's teeth, you may begin to consider your own. Does your smile need a tweak? Do you have issues with [...]

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Preparing for Your First Orthodontic Visit

By |2019-01-18T11:22:18-04:00March 1st, 2019|Blog|

It is finally time to visit the orthodontist!  Are you ready to consult with a specialist who will perfect your beautiful smile?  Maybe you are a bit nervous for your first visit, but truly orthodontic treatment is a privilege. In addition to a beautiful new smile, you will also get a functional bite and an [...]

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Digital X-Rays and Orthodontics

By |2018-12-10T10:39:46-04:00February 1st, 2019|Blog|

The first analog x-ray was produced by the German physicist, Wilhelm Roentgen, in 1895. He made an X-ray of his wife's hand showing her ring as an opaque object. Expanding use of the digital x-ray. X-rays were quickly adopted for medical use and medical x-ray technology has continued to improve. The original analog x-ray techniques [...]

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New Year, New Smile With Braces

By |2018-12-10T10:45:55-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

We've said goodbye to the year 2018 and welcomed 365 brand new days—fresh opportunities for growth, success, and happiness. In 2019, don't let anything hold you back from achieving your dreams, especially not your less-than-perfect smile. Hamer & Glassick Orthodontics knows that making the decision to have a healthy smile is a great start to [...]

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Celebrate National Orthodontic Health Month With Drs. Hamer & Glassick!

By |2018-10-01T11:04:13-04:00October 1st, 2018|Blog|

When kids and parents think of October, they think of Halloween, bags full of candy, jack o’ lanterns, and pumpkin spice lattes!  When Drs. Hamer & Glassick think of October, they think of beautiful smiles! October brings National Orthodontic Health Month, a time to focus on and celebrate great oral care and the work that [...]

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Brushing With Braces In Four Easy Steps

By |2018-10-17T15:22:20-04:00September 1st, 2018|Blog|

When you have braces, brushing your teeth is a new adventure. With all those brackets and wires taking up space in your mouth, you may find yourself wondering how you're ever going to get your teeth clean--and that's assuming that you don't have food stuck in embarrassing spots! By following these steps from Dr. Hamer [...]

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Important Questions That People Have About Sports, Braces, And Mouthguards

By |2018-09-09T12:40:15-04:00August 1st, 2018|Blog|

If you are playing sports with braces, especially any kind of contact sport, it is very important that you are protecting your mouth. One of the best ways to do this is by wearing a mouthguard. Hamer & Glassick Orthodontics recommends that all student athletes wear a mouthguard to protect their teeth, and especially those [...]

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