1. Propel VPro+

    Dr. Miller uses Propel’s Vpro+ device in conjunction with Invisalign® and braces treatments to accelerate the movement of your teeth. Please give us a call today to learn more about Propel’s Vpro+!! The VPro+™ is a hands-free, easy-to-use device that you use for only 5 minutes every day to shorten your time in orthodontic treatment. The device gently vibrates the teeth at a frequency that a…Read More

  2. Types of Braces

    When you are considering braces for yourself or for your children, you may be wondering what types of braces have been developed recently. You may remember kids from your childhood with a mouth of tin colored metal. For many years, there were no choices to be made other than to get braces or not, but now there are options to choose from. Newton Centre Orthodontics offers three distinct types of br…Read More

  3. Orthofacial Orthopedics

    Newton Centre Family Orthodontics and our orthodontics Dr. Brian Miller, has offices in Newton and Concord MA for your convenience. We offer high-quality, family-friendly orthodontics, including braces of all types and Invisalign. Today we are going to discuss the benefits of dentofacial orthopedics. What is Dentofacial Orthopedics? While orthodontics involves the movement of teeth to more correct…Read More

  4. Is orthodontic treatment just for straightening teeth?

    A lot of patients ask us why Dr. Brian Miller and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics work tirelessly to give our patients straight teeth. Of course it’s nice to have a smile full of evenly-aligned teeth, but did you know that straightening your teeth can keep them healthier as well? Straight teeth lead to better oral hygiene, increasing your chances of keeping your own natural teeth f…Read More

  5. What are the benefits of Invisalign®?

    A popular option for straightening teeth at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, Invisalign can be a great method for improving your smile, and can help patients with crowded teeth, crossbites, overbites, underbites, and more. Invisalign, which is different from traditional braces, works by applying a series of clear, retainer-like aligners in order to eventually move your teeth into their ideal pos…Read More

  6. St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

    “St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish, how do you go about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? It’s easy: You just put on one of those tall leprechauns hats, dress in green from head to toe, and wear o…Read More

  7. How do braces move my teeth?

    Great question! Tooth movement is your body’s natural response to light pressure applied by braces over a period of time (usually two years). Braces work by using brackets that are glued onto your teeth; these brackets have small slots, and that is where Dr. Brian Miller and our team insert orthodontic wires. These wires are held in place by small elastic ties that fit around the brackets. As ti…Read More

  8. Tips to Avoid Common Problems Associated with Braces

    While braces play an important part in helping to create a healthy mouth and teeth, you might experience a few side effects while wearing them that are common and can be easily treated. Even with the best of care, braces can cause soreness to your mouth. As your teeth begin to move, it is natural for your teeth to feel aches and your jaw to develop soreness. If there are broken wires or loose band…Read More

  9. How much do braces cost?

    This is one of the most common questions that is asked at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics and, unfortunately, it does not have a simple answer. Just as every patient we see is unique, so is their treatment plan. Some patients have very simple problems which require less appliances and time, while other cases are much more complicated and may require multiple appliances and phases. The treatment …Read More

  10. What is early intervention?

    Many developing orthodontic problems can be intercepted and corrected if diagnosed and treated at an early age. Dr. Brian Miller and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics recommend children have their first orthodontic evaluation no later than age seven, or younger if the front four permanent teeth have replaced the baby teeth. Early treatment, also known as interceptive treatment or Phase…Read More