Dr. Hamway began treating patients in the Brighton area in 1993. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology from Northern Michigan University in 1982 and then a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in 1985. After working as an electrical engineer for two years, Dr. Hamway continued his education at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. At the University of Detroit, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1991 and then continued on to achieve a Master of Science degree and a certificate in the specialty of Orthodontics with honors in 1993.
Memberships in several professional organizations provide Dr. Hamway with the means to influence developments in his field as well as a wider forum to improve patient care. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontics, the Michigan Association of Orthodontics and the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the Michigan Dental Association, the Washtenaw District Dental Society, the Livingston District Dental Society and Psi Omega National Dental Fraternity.
Aside from his dedication to premium patient care and attending regular continuing education courses, Dr. Hamway has also demonstrated his expertise in an article published in the Oakland County Dental Review, titled “Naso-Respiratory Function and Craniofacial Growth,” and in the International Journal of Adult Orthodontic Orthognathic Surgery, titled “Surgical Correction of Skeletal Class II Malocclusions Using Cranial Base Length (Corrected and Uncorrected) as a Reference.” Dr. Hamway also has lectured at the University of Detroit Dental School and hosts in-office presentations for local area dentists, physicians and their staff.
Dr. Hamway lives in the Brighton area with his wife, Mary, and their two daughters. Outside the office, Dr. Hamway enjoys basketball, golf and traveling.