As a former partner at the office, Dr. Hammer has maintained a clinical practice at The Dental Group at Post Office Square since 1990. Dr. Hammer received his dental degree from New York University in 1980. He completed a General Practice Residency followed by a two-year Prosthodontic Residency at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Buffalo, NY.
His first university academic appointment, in 1982, was at the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and in 1983 he moved to Boston to continue his teaching career with an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Presently, Dr. Hammer has a faculty appointment at Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine where he participates in the Advanced Graduate Education Program in Prosthodontics.
Dr. Hammer is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. In addition, he is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists and a Life Fellow of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. Dr. Hammer has an extensive history in academic dentistry and has also lectured extensively in the United States and abroad.
After nearly 40 years as a clinical prosthodontist, Dr. Hammer still has a passion for excellence in treating and caring for his patients.