What are TADs and what can we do with them?

TADs (TEMPORARY ANCHORAGE DEVICES) TAD is short for “Temporary Anchorage Device”.  TADs are also known as “Micro-implants” which are distinct from “Mini-implants” or “Dental Implants”.  A TAD is first and foremost “Temporary”.  It is not meant to reside in a patients mouth forever – it will be removed at the end of treatment or when[…]

When should my child see an Orthodontist?

The decision of when my child should learn to surf is pretty open-ended.  The question of “when should my child see an orthodontist” is a little more complicated and the answer is … it depends. Because an orthodontist doesn’t know what kinds of skeletal issues may be developing or whether there are extra teeth present or[…]