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What’s the Advantage of Invisalign®?

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:17+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 | 2017-11-15T12:43:17+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 | 2017-11-15T12:43:17+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 | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+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 | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+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 | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+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 | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+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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Tips for Using Invisalign®

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Blog|

More than one patient has come into our office and asked, “What can I do to help my teeth when wearing Invisalign?” While everyone’s teeth and dental needs are different, there are certain things everyone can do to make wearing their Invisalign aligners a more rewarding experience. Always follow the list of instructions and tips [...]

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In-Ovation® Vs. Traditional Braces

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+00:00 December 24th, 2015|Blog|

At our office, we say it's never too late to improve the beauty of your smile. We suggest to patients of all ages that braces can lead the way to a healthier, happier smile. Orthodontic technology has made many advancements over the past decade. Today, we compare In-Ovation braces to traditional braces to help you [...]

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Smile with Invisalign Teen®!

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Blog|

Invisalign Teen® is designed with today’s youth in mind. These clear, removable orthodontic aligners can straighten your teeth without the need for metal wires and brackets. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign Teen® aligners are comfortable, nearly invisible, and removable, which allows you to remove them as you eat your favorite foods and brush and floss your [...]

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