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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I got my braces. Now what?

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Blog|

You’ve taken the first step toward a healthier and more beautiful appearance by getting braces at Hamer and Hamer Orthodontics, and you’re probably wondering what comes next. The first week is the period of biggest adjustment, and there’s a lot to learn in this short time. Don’t worry; in a few short days your braces [...]

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Caring for Your Smile While Wearing Invisalign®

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Blog|

Getting your braces off is exciting. You’ve been working on your new smile for months or years, and it’s time for the trips to our Charlottesville, VA office to pay off. Can you imagine how bad it would be to discover that your teeth are straight, but that there’s decay? Caring for your smile while [...]

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Is adult orthodontic treatment for you?

By | 2017-11-15T12:43:18+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Blog|

Adult patients who seek orthodontic treatment usually fall into one of two camps: those who did not undergo orthodontic treatment as a child or those who had braces at one point but stopped wearing retainers for one reason or another. At Hamer and Hamer Orthodontics, we are happy to offer a variety of treatment options [...]

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