Can my child wear aligners when they still have baby teeth?

The simple answer to the question of whether or not your child can wear aligners when they have a mixture of baby teeth and adult teeth is Yes.  Context is key, here.  There exists a very small window or time-frame where clear aligners are an acceptable option for young children.  Usually, an orthodontist will simply[…]

What are TADs and what can we do with them?

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 it has served its[…]