Meet Your Las Vegas Orthodontists
R. Cree Hamilton, DDS, MS
Dr. “Cree” Hamilton graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry where he was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honorary Society and was awarded a dental scholarship. After practicing general dentistry for three years and serving as a Captain in the United States Air Force, he returned to West Virginia University for his master’s degree and Certificate in Orthodontics. Dr. Hamilton is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and has maintained a private practice in Las Vegas dedicated exclusively to orthodontics for the past 28 years.Dr. Hamilton is a Mentor at the Schuster Center for Professional Development in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is a recognized specialist at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington, a member of the Faculty Club, Spear Education at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, and a member of the Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Hamilton is a former president of the Southern Nevada Dental Association and a consultant to two of Las Vegas’s premier dental study clubs and the Impact 360 International Orthodontic Study Group. He is also a former instructor of Dale Carnegie Training and has been a guest lecturer, speaking on orthodontics and leadership in many public and private groups. In addition, Dr. Hamilton has facilitated several classes on Authentic Manhood at his church and promotes an annual Men’s Retreat at Mt. Potosi.Some of Dr. Hamilton’s favorite pastimes include fly fishing and anything that combines adventure, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Hamilton married his high school sweetheart, Melo, and they have four wonderful sons, Ross, Lance, Brock, and Nash.
Jeremy S. Manuele, DMD
Jeremy Manuele, or “Dr. J” as he’s often referred to, is a Las Vegas native who graduated from Community College High School. In keeping with his lifelong goal of becoming an Orthodontist, he received his Bachelor of Science degree and Doctor of Dental Medicine from UNLV, graduating summa cum laude, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society. After graduating from dental school, he was accepted to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, where he completed a two-year residency in the specialty of Orthodontics and received extensive training in all aspects of orthodontia. Committed to maintaining excellence in his field, Dr. J teaches orthodontics part-time at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine.
Inspired by the service of his grandfather and step-father, Dr. J joined the Army National Guard when he was 17. Nine months after being married to the love of his life, Nicole, he was deployed to Ramadi, Iraq for 18 months. He served our country with the 222nd field artillery unit as a “gunner” and is currently serving as a Major in a local medical unit.
Dr. J; his wife, Nicole; and their 4 beautiful children, Bailey, Carter, Maycee, and Weston, are excited to be back home in Las Vegas. On the weekends, there’s a good chance you could run into them hiking at Mt. Charleston, biking through Red Rock Canyon, camping at Valley of Fire, or attending one of the kids’ recitals or sporting events.
Dr J is most knowledgeable in the latest orthodontic techniques, technology, and current research. More importantly, his high level of empathy, professionalism, effective communication, and personal integrity make him the ideal partner for Dr. Hamilton. When working together, Drs. Manuele and Hamilton create a synergy that both doctors feel is at a level above their own individual efforts. They are excited about transforming your experience and smile at Hamilton & Manuele Orthodontics.