Everything You Need to Know About Clear Braces

By |2019-10-30T15:15:19-05:00October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Gone are the days of bulky, awkward, and uncomfortable metal braces being the only way to straighten your teeth! Modern orthodontics has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years, and patients now have multiple options for achieving better oral health and a beautiful smile. Hamer & Glassick Orthodontics offers patients of all ages [...]

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Even Minor Changes Can Enhance Your Smile

By |2019-10-03T13:57:07-05:00September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here at Hamer & Glassick, we’re proud to be the most experienced orthodontists in  Charlottesville. By embracing each new advance in orthodontic technique and technology, we’re able to provide our patients with more efficient and comfortable treatments than ever before! From traditional braces to Invisalign clear aligner therapy, our talented team offers numerous treatment options [...]

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All About Invisalign

By |2019-08-29T18:30:37-05:00August 28th, 2019|Blog|

In years past, if you wanted to straighten your smile or improve your oral health, your only real option was a set of bulky, awkward metal braces. They get the job done, but don’t offer patients a whole lot of flexibility or freedom. Modern orthodontics, however, has seen some pretty impressive advancements in both technology [...]

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Touch-up Treatments For Orthodontic Relapses

By |2019-08-01T10:26:39-05:00July 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Orthodontic treatment is a big investment of your time and your finances. So when your braces are finally removed or you use your last aligner, it’s worth celebrating! It’s an amazing feeling to look in the mirror and see how all your hard work and dedication has paid off in the form of a beautiful [...]

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Phase I Treatment

By |2019-07-01T14:11:25-05:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

These days, we’re able to access information on just about anything we want to within minutes, thanks to the internet and mobile devices. But from time to time, that ability can be a bit of a double-edged sword! When you’re trying to research important topics like dental or orthodontic issues, it can be hard to [...]

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First Orthodontic Visit

By |2019-06-05T15:43:21-05:00June 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 |2019-04-04T12:08:12-05:00May 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 |2019-03-14T09:31:46-05:00April 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 |2019-01-18T11:22:18-05:00March 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 |2018-12-10T10:39:46-05:00February 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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