Tod Hammes works hard to surround himself with a talented and caring staff. His team shares a friendly and professional attitude while serving client's needs and desires in a fun environment. From years of practice, thousands of hours of continuing education, and teaching since 1995, he has a keen understanding of smiles, bite alignments, the health of the gums and using photography to communicate with clients.
Dr. Hammes graduated in the top 10% of his class from Marquette University School of Dentistry and was honored by election to Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He chose an additional 12-month advanced educational general dentistry residency expanding his experience of dental and surgical subspecialties. Honored in 1987 as a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and published by the Journal of the Wisconsin Dental Association in 1988, he has continued to learn by attending meetings from The Pankey Institute, The Dawson Academy, ADA, Wisconsin Dental Association, American Equillibration Society, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.
As a long-time educator of dentists and dental students, he was promoted to Associate Adjunct Professor at Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2004. Lectures on digital dental photography and the hands-on responsibilities for instruction of examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and the clinical delivery of services related to restorative dentistry, periodontal health, pain relief, and prosthetic replacement of teeth keep him busy in his part-time role at Marquette.
A Burlington High School graduate, Tod continues to enjoy living in his childhood neighborhood. He enjoys sailing, backpacking, reading, working out, paddling, fly angling, traveling, and maintaining his yard. He is active with the Racine Dragon Boat Club and Browns’ Lake Yacht Club. Tod has paddled competitively in the U.S., Canada, and in the 2014 Dragon Boat World Championships in Italy. He enjoys giving back to our community through the United Way, other charities, and with donated dental services.