Challenges of Rubber Bands

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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Palate Expander FAQ’s

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 Invisalign®?

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

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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