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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….

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Common Myths About Orthodontics

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You would be amazed how many myths there are out there about braces. At our orthodontics office, we’ve gotten used to discussing these myths and clearing them up for concerned clients. In today’s blog, we want to share a few of our favorites and reveal the truth about them in hopes that it will help…

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Why Adults Should See an Orthodontist

Culturally, orthodontics has been the realm of the teenager, and this makes a lot of adults leery of returning to the orthodontist (or visiting for the first time). At Newton Family Center, we fully understand why some adults just don’t want to consider braces, thinking they are too old and they don’t want the inconvenience…

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Three Ways To Smile More

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If you don’t smile enough, you could be missing out on some of the great health benefits that come from flashing your pearly whites. In our previous post, we went over some of these health benefits, and why smiling and laughing is good for you. If you have teeth that keep you from smiling, call…

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The Importance Of Smiling

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Here at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we believe that today is a great day to start smiling! Did you know that there are actual health benefits that come from smiling and laughing? If you’re not smiling because you don’t like your teeth, you may benefit from the help of an orthodontist. If you’re looking for…

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When Should A Child Visit An Orthodontist?

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If you’re concerned that your child may need braces or if you’re simply not sure when you should take your child to visit an orthodontist, we’ve put together some information for you to know when it’s time for your child to visit an orthodontist. If you’re looking for an orthodontist in Newton, Dr. Miller at…

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Signs You Need To See An Orthodontist Part Two

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If you’re having trouble with your teeth, it’s likely that you have visited your family dentist to ask about the problem. However, some dental issues require the work of a specialist, like an orthodontist. Here at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we can help with with all of your orthodontic needs. In a previous blog, we…

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Signs You Need To See An Orthodontist

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Not all problems with your teeth can be solved by visiting your family dentist. There are some dental problems that require the work of a specialist. If you’re exhibiting certain signs of trouble when it comes to your teeth, these signs may point to the need for an orthodontist. When you need to see an…

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Pediatric Orthodontics

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When you have children, taking care of your children’s teeth is part of your daily responsibility, from teaching them to brush properly to making sure they are not eating foods that are known to be bad for their teeth. As your child grows and is in elementary school, their smiles slowly change from baby teeth…

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Does Invisalign Hurt Less than Traditional Braces?

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If you are in the process of considering getting braces or having your teenager get braces, there is a big decision to be made. Should you go with traditional metal braces or with Invisalign®? There are some significant differences between these two orthodontic teeth straightening methods. In this week’s blog from Newton Centre Family Orthodontics,…

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Challenges of Rubber Bands

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Many people who experience wearing braces also have to wear rubber bands, or elastics as they are sometimes called. These tiny forces of nature present their own challenges, and it is most common to have rubber bands connect from the top bite to the bottom. They are used to correct the position of top bite relative…

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Crooked Teeth Aren’t That Bad, Are They?

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If you are considering having your child go through braces in order to straighten their teeth, you may also be considering reasons to not have them get braces. In this week’s blog, we will cover a common reason people don’t get braces, and some compelling reasons to get them. Beauty is Skin Deep You may…

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Top Tips For Keeping Braces Clean

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There is no doubt about it; having braces does make it hard to keep your teeth clean. The brackets seem to hide bits of food and they definitely make flossing a challenge. Luckily, your Newton Centre Orthodontist has some tips for the braces wearer in your home. We are located on Newton Center and Concord,…

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Why Do I Need Braces? My Smile Looks Great!

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Everyone appreciates a great smile, whether it is a crinkly eyed, big-toothed smile brought on by pure joy, or a cheesy smile for a family portrait. Everyone wants to have a smile that catches people’s eyes and makes them smile back. But did you know that you can have a smile that rivals the sun…

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Palate Expander FAQ’s

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If you or your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment, you might hear the orthodontist mention appliances. There are several types of appliances that might be entering your life. One such appliance that your Newton Centre orthodontist might have you wear is an expander, or more precisely, the palatal expander. When is a palatal expander used?…

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Why Choose Invisalign?

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If you are deciding between Invisalign and braces, you’ll be looking for the pros and cons of each type. What you will find is that they both have their place in the orthodontic universe. The choice between them really comes down to personal choice. We’ll set out some differences to consider while you are trying…

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Why You Need To Wear Your Retainer

As you are nearing the end of your orthodontic treatment you will be told by your orthodontist that you will be getting a retainer to wear when the braces are taken off. Now, your first reaction might me, “No more! Leave me alone!” Well, we understand. You’ve just gone through a period of your life…

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How to Care for your Retainer

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When you’ve been told to wear a retainer by your orthodontist, it is important to wear it just as instructed and to keep it safe and clean. Below you’ll find our top tips for caring for your retainer. If you have more questions, call your orthodontist at Newton Town Centre Orthodontics. Keep it Safe Because…

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What Foods Can I Eat with Braces?

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Newton Centre Family Orthodontics is your local expert for straightening teeth. We teeth all the common reasons for having orthodontics. We offer traditional braces, as well as Invisalign. We know that getting braces causes you to live an alternative lifestyle when it comes to food for the duration of your treatment. You often see lists…

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Keeping Braces Clean Takes Effort

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If getting braces  was a short, painless, no-fuss process the world would be a better place, and maybe someday in the future, people have their teeth straightened by orthodontists in one painless visit. Alas, that day has not come and we still have to go through months of orthodontics. This is not to say it’s…

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The Benefits of Smiling

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Newton Centre Orthodontists cares about your smile and we know the great effects a bright and straight smile can have on your state of mind. We’ve seen it ourselves when someone who had crooked teeth gets their braces removed. You can see them smile bigger and their eyes sparkle with self-confidence. There is hard science to…

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How to Deal With the Pain From Braces

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The orthodontists at Newton Center know that having braces can give you mixed feelings. On the one hand, you are excited to have your new, straight smile and want it as soon as possible! On the other hand, there is the pain and inconvenience of braces. It’s important to remember that braces are temporary and…

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Why Invisalign®?

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Newtown Town Orthodontics offers several types of braces for you to choose from. Sometimes this choice is an economic one and sometimes it is based more on lifestyle. A choice that is growing in popularity is Invisalign®. Here are of some of the advantages of Invisalign® over metal braces.   Appearance Invisalign® aligners are clear…

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Types of Braces

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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…

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Orthofacial Orthopedics

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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…

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Is orthodontic treatment just for straightening teeth?

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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…

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What are the benefits of Invisalign®?

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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…

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

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“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…

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How do braces move my teeth?

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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…

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Tips to Avoid Common Problems Associated with Braces

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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…

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How much do braces cost?

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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…

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What is early intervention?

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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,…

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The Transformation of Valentine’s Day

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Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine’s Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Emperor Claudius II and secretly married young men and their brides after the emperor had declared it illegal because only single, young men could be…

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What’s so great about an orthodontist?

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A lot of our patients are curious about the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist. In fact, one of the most common questions we hear at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics is, “Dentists and orthodontists are all the same, right?” A general dentist is your primary dental care provider. Dentists diagnose, treat, and manage your…

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A Helpful Site on Orthodontics

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As you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics would like to point you to a helpful website. Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) have lots of important information about everything relating to braces, including myths and facts of orthodontics, tips for a better orthodontic experience, and cool…

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Dreaming of a stunning smile without using braces?

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Most of us aren’t born with a red carpet smile. And if you’ve thought about straightening your teeth but are apprehensive about doing so with traditional orthodontic treatment, Dr. Brian Miller and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics want you to know there is another option – Invisalign®! Invisalign is an ideal solution for…

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Love your new smile? Tell us about it!

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At Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we proudly treat adults, teens, and children; no matter what your age, we believe you deserve a great smile. Our warm and welcoming team is known for their for their exceptional orthodontic skills. Dr. Brian Miller and our talented team have been creating beautiful smiles for years, and today would…

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New Year’s Eve

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Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Newton Centre Family Orthodontics included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to come. New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, with over-the-top celebrations taking place in dozens of countries….

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Going Beyond Braces

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At Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we aren’t just concerned with straightening your teeth and giving you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. We are also committed improving the oral health and the well-being of all our patients. Dr. Brian Miller and our team strive to serve our patients by educating them about their treatments, as…

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Misconceptions About Orthodontics

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While everyone understands that a dentist takes care of teeth, not everyone is aware of what an orthodontist does. This confusion sometimes leads to misunderstandings about what Newton Centre Family Orthodontics does for our patients and how exactly Dr. Brian Miller can help them. Let’s take a closer look at a couple of the myths…

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Making Your Life Better with Orthodontics

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The number one goal of orthodontic treatment is to give you or your child a beautiful, healthy smile that will last a lifetime. One of the first things people notice about others is their smiles so take the first step towards getting the smile you’ve always wanted and make your initial consultation at Newton Centre…

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What’s the deal with bottled water?

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As more people turn to bottled water and away from the tap, they may be missing out on one important ingredient that most brands of bottled water fail to include: fluoride! Because fluoride helps strengthen teeth, it is an important component of maintaining good oral health. Our friends at the American Dental Association have endorsed…

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Thanksgiving in North America

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Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a natural celebration, the United States is only one of a handful of countries to officially celebrate…

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Is adult orthodontic treatment for you?

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Adult patients who seek orthodontic treatment usually fall into one of two camps: those who did not undergo orthodontic treatment as a child or those who had braces at one point but stopped wearing retainers for one reason or another. At Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we are happy to offer a variety of treatment options…

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Are braces right for me?

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According to Preferred Consumer, it’s estimated that 50 percent of people around the world have teeth that are crooked, not aligned properly, or irregular. Fortunately today, orthodontics has advanced to the point where corrective devices, such as braces and retainers, are less obvious, more comfortable, and can be worn for shorter periods of time. So,…

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I got my braces. Now what?

We love when patients ask us that question! Now that you’re wearing braces, it’s even more important to maintain a good oral hygiene regimen as you begin your orthodontic treatment. Braces are known to trap food particles and make it difficult to brush or remove plaque, which is why our team at Newton Centre Family…

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Why Damon® Smile braces?

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A lot of our patients, (especially you parents!) come to Newton Centre Family Orthodontics convinced that traditional braces are the only answer to straight teeth. We are proud to offer Damon Smile in our Newton Centre or Concord, MA office, which can give you better results in less time than traditional orthodontic treatment! Damon Smile…

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How long does orthodontic treatment take?

Your smile is unique, so your orthodontic treatment time should also be unique and customized for your special needs. In the past the average orthodontic treatment took approximately two years, but with today’s new technology and our commitment to providing the best orthodontic care in the least amount of time, we have experienced a reduction…

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Halloween – Candy, Costumes, and More!

All Hallows’ Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world. Some scholars claim that Halloween originated from Celtic festivals that honored the dead or that celebrated the harvest, while others doubt that there’s…

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What’s the advantage of Invisalign®?

Invisalign, which we happily provide at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, is a great alternative to traditional orthodontic treatment if you are hesitant about the look and feel of metal braces. During your initial visit at our Newton Centre or Concord, MA office, the first thing we do is take an impression of your teeth as…

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October is National Orthodontic Health Month

What does the month of October mean to you? For people in the northern hemisphere, October is when the weather starts to get a little chilly: heavy jackets might come out of storage and the summer clothing gets packed away. You might start making plans for the upcoming holidays or looking at the beautiful and…

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What should I ask during my orthodontic consultation?

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If you have been thinking about undergoing orthodontic treatment to straighten teeth or correct jaw alignment, the first step is scheduling an orthodontic consultation at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics. During the consultation we will actively listen to your concerns and address all of your questions, as well as discuss a treatment options that would best…

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Foods that are Safe for Braces

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Orthodontic braces are used to straighten the teeth, which not only creates a more pleasing appearance, but also helps prevent tooth decay and other oral health problems. Braces are only effective when they are properly cared for, however. Certain foods, for example, are better suited for individuals who have braces, as opposed to hard and…

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What causes crooked teeth?

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There are several reasons why some people’s teeth grow in crooked, overlapping, or twisted. The most common is hereditary, while other causes include irregularly-shaped teeth or jaws, premature loss of baby teeth, and habits such as thumb-sucking or tongue thrusting. It is very important that you schedule an appointment at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics so…

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Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away

Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. But there are quite a few people who celebrate the holiday by getting out of town, with an estimated 33 million people traveling more than…

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Why is flossing so important when I have braces?

You’ve made an investment on spending money on getting braces, so why not keep your teeth in good health while undergoing orthodontic treatment?  Dr. Brian Miller and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics will tell you it is just as important to develop a regular hygiene routine while you’re wearing braces as you did…

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Keep that candy at bay during your treatment!

Now that you have braces, it is more important than ever to maintain good oral hygiene during your treatment, as Dr. Brian Miller will tell you. While we trust you will continue brushing and flossing on a regular basis throughout your treatment at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, you also have to mindful of what you…

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Invisalign® Q&A

The fact is, most of us aren’t born with a red carpet smile. And that’s where Dr. Brian Miller and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics can help. Of course, orthodontic treatment help make your teeth stay strong, healthy and become perfectly-aligned. But did you know you can get the beautiful straight teeth you’ve…

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It’s time to go back to school!

Now that many of the schools in Newton Centre or Concord, MA are back in session, Dr. Brian Miller would like to remind all of our patients about the importance of scheduling appointments in advance. With school, clubs, sports, and family duties to consider, we know that it can be challenging to find time to…

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What is Hyperdontia?

When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics call this oral condition “hyperdontia.” Primary teeth are the first set of teeth that erupt in your child’s mouth, typically by the…

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Invisalign® Tips

Many people know that Invisalign is a great alternative if you don’t want to experience the look and feel of traditional metal braces. What few people know, though, is that just like traditional braces, Invisalign requires proper care on the patient’s end to work effectively. Good oral hygiene is highly important, even when you are…

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Rubber Band Horoscopes: What Your Color Says About You

One exciting part about wearing braces from Newton Centre Family Orthodontics is getting to choose the colors of your rubber bands. Orthodontists place elastic bands, or ligatures, over each bracket to secure the archwire in place. These rubber bands may be individual or connected, depending on your mouth’s needs. From Dr. Brian Miller, you have…

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Do we have your summer contact info?

We hope you’re all having a great summer so far! If you are planning on traveling with family this summer, or think you might not be able to make it to your scheduled appointment with Dr. Brian Miller, please let us know ahead of time. Also, we ask that you give us a call at…

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Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Independence Day from Dr. Brian Miller and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Americans love to celebrate the anniversary of our country’s independence! Today we’re devoting the Newton Centre Family Orthodontics! blog to some fun facts about…

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The Clear Benefits of Invisalign®

Invisalign clear aligners can be a great option for improving your smile. At Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we have lots of experience using this technology to give our patients the beautiful and healthy smile they’ve always wanted. Plus, because it’s so convenient, Invisalign rarely interferes with your daily life. Invisalign aligners are clear, discrete and…

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June Marks National Dairy Month!

In honor of June being Dairy Month, Dr. Brian Miller and our team at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics would like to remind our patients about the importance of dairy to your overall health! Regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese, and yogurt, has been found to lower your chances of contracting gum disease…

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What’s the advantage to Invisalign?

Invisalign, which we happily provide at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, is a great alternative to traditional orthodontic treatment if you’ve been apprehensive about the thought of metal braces. During your initial visit, the first thing we do is take an impression of your teeth as they are now and digitize it. Using special software, we…

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What helps you relax at our office?

Dr. Brian Miller and our team understand not everyone is always thrilled about visiting their orthodontist. But at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics, we strive to bring you the best and most comforting experience at each visit. Today, we’d like to know: What is it about our Newton Centre or Concord, MA office that makes you…

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Orthodontic Emergency Care

Although major orthodontic emergencies are relatively rare, when they do happen it is important to seek immediate attention. By comparison, a minor orthodontic issue is something you can usually take care of yourself, or wait until your next scheduled appointment for care. Here are some guidelines to help you understand the difference between an orthodontic…

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Make Every Day Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it…

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Play it Safe this Spring

It’s springtime and it’s again time to remind our patients at Newton Centre Family Orthodontics to protect their faces and pearly whites while out on the field playing sports. According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, children, high-school athletes and adults have more than 5,000,000 teeth knocked out in sporting events annually. If you…

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Wishing you a safe and happy St. Paddy’s Day!

“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…

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What does a beautiful smile mean to you?

We know that having an attractive smile puts a spring in your step—or two—as well as increases your self-confidence, no matter if you’re 14 or in your late thirties. Smiling not only makes people happy and puts them in a good mood, doing it often can even help you live longer, according to previous studies!…

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Patient question: “What is malocclusion?”

This is a question we hear all the time. Malocclusion, or what we call having a “bad bite,” is the improper alignment of teeth and/or jaws. When your teeth and jaws are not properly aligned, it may impact your bite, the ability to properly care for your teeth, your gum tissue health and even your…

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“I’m 28—are orthodontics right for me?”

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Thank you for the question. In an age—and society—where looks matter as much as anything, and at a time when evenly-aligned teeth might be the difference between getting a job or a promotion, adults are choosing—wisely, we think—to invest in orthodontics. Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age, and we know that adults especially…

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What’s on your mind?

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By now, you’re probably familiar with our blog-writing process: Each week, we write about important orthodontic topics and your well-being, including the treatments we proudly offer. This week, though, we thought we’d step back and ask you, our amazing patients: what’s on your mind? What would you like to know about the always-changing and exciting…

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February is also Heart Month!

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You may remember our post from last week, when we discussed February being “National Children’s Dental Health Month.” But did you know February also marks American Heart Month? It’s a great time to take notice of the health of your heart as cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the world, according to…

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

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Each February for the past 63 years, our friends at the American Dental Association have sponsored National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health at a young age, and especially during your orthodontic treatment. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular visits with your dentist—even while…

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The myths and facts about braces

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Some folks believe your chances of being struck by lightning increases when you have braces, while other folks believe having braces interferes with romance, and even metal detectors as you try to make your way through the airport for a much-needed vacation. Trust us when we say we know there are quite a few myths…

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Patient question: What can I eat with braces?

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We love when patients ask us this question! Now that you’re wearing braces, it’s just as important to maintain a good oral hygiene regimen as you did before your orthodontic treatment began. The first few days in braces are going to be more difficult to eat than normal. There will be a slight discomfort when…

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Six oral hygiene tips for our patients

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If you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment, brushing and flossing after every meal and snack is the only way to prevent plaque build-up, tooth decay and gum disease. Your teeth will need extra care, especially during treatment at our office. Our goal is for you to have a beautiful healthy smile, and in order for us to…

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Do germs really live on my toothbrush?

The dreaded cold and flu season is here again! After recovering from your cold, one of the most important steps you can take to avoid becoming reinfected is replacing your toothbrush! Germs can linger on the bristles, and you risk prolonging your sickness by continuing to use the same toothbrush. Be smart – keep a…

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Happy New Year!

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With the year almost over, we thought we would ask you, our dear patients: what was memorable about 2012 for you, and what are you looking forward to in 2013? Do you have a new year’s resolution, or any exciting plans for the coming year? We want to wish all our patients, friends, family and…

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Season’s greetings!

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In this season given to tidings of comfort and joy, and as we reflect on the year that was, we’d like to ask you, our wonderful patients: What do you love about the holidays this year? Being with your loved ones? A clean slate for 2013? Opening presents by the fireplace? All the delicious food?…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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With Thanksgiving almost upon us, it’s a great time to ask ourselves what we’re thankful for. With our friends and family around us, we celebrate the blessings given to us in the past year. Our staff thought we’d ask: What are you thankful for this holiday season? Do you have any Thanksgiving wishes or recipes…

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Permanent or Removable Retainers: Which is Right for You?

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When the time to remove your braces finally arrives, it is very exciting. Unfortunately, it can be somewhat confusing, too, because you are faced with choosing between two kinds of retainers. Should you go with permanent, removable, or a combination of the two? It is always wise to follow your dentist’s recommendations, but knowing more…

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How to Protect Your Braces During Sports Activities

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Proper mouth protection is recommended when you participate in any sports activities. If you wear braces, this protection becomes essential. Injuries to your mouth can not only damage your teeth, but your braces could break and cut open your lip. Full Facial Guards Full facial guards are often used in football and offer protection to…

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Besides Straight Teeth, What are the Benefits of Braces?

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Everyone wants a naturally aligned and beautiful smile, and it is no secret that orthodontic braces can help deliver one. However, there are greater benefits to wearing braces than just having straight teeth. You’ll gain many oral health benefits in addition to the cosmetic ones. Tooth Decay and Gum Disease Crooked or crowded teeth may…

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