Help! What Do I Do About A Poking Wire?

By | 2018-04-09T12:02:10+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog|

Once you are used to your traditional braces, they become quite comfortable. You make certain to regularly visit your orthodontist for adjustments, wear your elastics as directed, and brush and floss often. However, one scenario which does quickly demand your attention and action is when a braces wire snaps loose or becomes dislodged from the [...]

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Invisalign Teen: Erase the Myths

By | 2018-03-14T08:23:42+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Blog|

At Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics in Charlottesville Va, we receive many questions about Invisalign Teen, so we understand that there may be misconceptions about the treatment process. Invisalign Teen is quickly becoming the orthodontic treatment of choice for high school students preferring to avoid the metal of traditional braces. The many reasons teens request Invisalign [...]

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The Myths and Facts About Orthodontic Treatment

By | 2018-02-02T08:34:54+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Blog|

The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) make it their mission to educate the public about the benefits of orthodontic treatment. The misconceptions about orthodontists and their role in helping people achieve and maintain good oral health really are unfounded, and we, in conjunction with the AAO, want to address some of them so that our [...]

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Traditional Braces vs Invisalign: Which is Better?

By | 2018-01-22T08:41:43+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Blog|

So the dentist says it's time for your child to get braces, or maybe you've decided to improve your own smile. Either way, investing in orthodontic work is a big decision and a big investment. Orthodontic treatment options have come a long way in recent years. The "metal mouth" that was once the bane of [...]

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Adults Have More Options for Braces Than Ever Before

By | 2018-02-02T08:17:46+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog|

There are so many orthodontic treatment options available today that you are sure to find a straightening system that is perfect for you. New methods, materials and new technologies make it possible for Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics to provide: *Invisalign - an invisible straightening system *Faster treatment time *Ceramic or clear brackets, which are less [...]

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Is Invisalign The Right Choice For Me?

By | 2017-12-08T08:54:40+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Blog|

If you feel the need to straighten your teeth, or if you’re the parent of a child whose teeth you want to straighten, you’ve probably heard about Invisalign, and you probably have a lot of questions about this alternative to metal braces.  You probably want to know how much it’s going to cost and how [...]

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Top 10 Benefits of Invisalign for Teens

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:07+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Blog|

Teens everywhere are embracing Invisalign as the clear alternative for straightening teeth. The ability to remove your straightening system and eat your normal foods, as well as continue normal oral hygiene routine is becoming quite an advantage. Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics offers the the top ten benefits of Invisalign Teen. MUCH LESS NOTICEABLE Invisalign boasts [...]

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We are Celebrating National Orthodontic Health Month!

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:07+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Blog|

Celebrate with us by following these tips! October brings lots of changes and new experiences...cooler weather, crackling leaves, cozy fires, and Halloween! For orthodontists across the country, October brings National Orthodontic Health Month and an opportunity to remind patients of some care and safety basics for their orthodontia. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has [...]

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Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics is Pleased to Introduce Dr. Andrew Glassick

By | 2017-11-21T20:20:16+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Blog|

Hamer & Hamer Orthodontics is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Andrew Glassick to our team! Dr. Glassick has been in private practice in Denver, CO for many years. He and his wife had been looking for a great orthodontic practice in Virginia so they could move back East to raise their family. Dr. [...]

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