Dr. Hamerink received his DDS and did his graduate studies in dental materials and fixed prosthetics at The University of Michigan. Dr. Hamerink maintains a private practice in Plymouth, Michigan. He lectures in the areas of prosthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning, impression and cementation techniques, partial and complete denture clinical techniques, implant abutment selection, the single tooth and interim implant. He is on editorial review board for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Journal of the American Association Dental Education and an evaluator for the Dental Advisor. Dr. Hamerink is a delegate to the American Dental Association, Trustee for the Michigan Dental Association, Washtenaw District Dental Society and member of the following; the Francis B. Vedder Society, the R.H. Kingery Society, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and Fellow of the International and American Colleges of Dentistry.