Dr. Ross Aronson

Recognizing the confidence that comes from a healthy and beautiful smile, Dr. Aronson takes great pride in the lifelong impact he has on his patients. In addition to providing personalized orthodontic treatment and excellent care, he enjoys getting to know his patients and their families as an active member of the Waterbury and Southbury communities.


Dr. Aronson graduated from the Columbia University School of Dental Medicine with his doctorate of dental surgery, graduating #1 in his class.

He then earned a dual masters in orthodontics and oral biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the nation’s top orthodontic programs. 

He has practiced orthodontics in both North Carolina and Maryland before partnering with Dr. Friedman.

Dr. Aronson is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction that less than 30% of orthodontists have obtained, and holds several U.S. patents for dental and orthodontic innovations. Dr. Aronson and Dr. Friedman are the only board certified orthodontists in Southbury & Newtown CT areas.


Staying current with research and technology in orthodontics is very important to Dr. Aronson. He reads the latest professional journals to stay on top of the newest technology in braces treatments, and participated in the Invisalign Intensive Fellowship, which equipped him to be among the top Invisalign providers in the country.

For years Dr. Aronson has been among the top 1% of invisalign orthodontists in the world. He has also done considerable research into the relationship between surgical orthodontic treatment and sleep disordered breathing. Dr. Aronson regularly attends dental and orthodontic educational lectures and takes part in the annual meetings of the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Aronson also holds several patents for dental and orthodontic inventions.


  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Connecticut State Dental Association
  • North East Society of Orthodontists
  • American Acadamy of Oral Biology
  • Divisional Excellence in Orthodontics
  • Columbia University Research Fellow


Dr. Aronson grew up in Ossining, NY, and now lives in Bethel, CT, with his wife Jacqueline. They welcomed their first child, a baby girl, in June of 2022.

Dr. Aronson is your skilled Waterbury and Southbury, CT orthodontist. Contact our office to schedule your initial consultation.