Temporary Anchorage Devices or TAD’s

Temporary Anchorage Devices or TAD’s are a very useful tool in helping to get a perfect bite. I have used TAD’s to help close spaces in both the Maxilla (upper jaw) and Mandible (lower jaw) In the picture below I have a patient from my District office (on the Border of Riverton, Herriman and […]

TAD Removal is Easy and Painless!

Orthodontic treatment is greatly enhanced with Temporary Anchorage Devices or TADs. When used with braces, TADs to give extra support for difficult situations. The TAD is the small silver screw that is placed in the gum. In case you are wondering, TADs don’t hurt to place, maintain or remove. I recently removed a TAD […]

TAD Enhance Braces with Impacted Teeth

Orthodontic treatment can be enhanced with Temporary Anchorage Devices. (TADs) I use TADs to support the arch while extruding difficult teeth with braces. This canine was below the gums. We exposed the canine and placed a bracket on it, and then we placed a wire under the bracket to help bring the canine into […]