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TADs (Temporary Anchorage Devices) are widely used during orthodontic treatment to treat more complicated malocclusions. TADs are titanium-alloy mini screws temporarily fixed to the bone to enhance orthodontic anchorage.
The placement of the TADs is minimally invasive and causes little to no discomfort. Using a strong anesthetic, the gums and surrounding areas where the TAD will be placed is numbed. The actual placement of the TAD is actually pretty quick. You may feel a little pressure but you will no longer feel your TAD after about a day.
The length of time the TADs will be required depends on each patient’s individual case and condition. They may only be required for a few months or they may be required for the duration of treatment. Our orthodontist will discuss the treatment in detail with you if recommended.
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The staff always kept us laughing. Overall our experience with Behl Orthodontics was EXCELLENT!
I enjoyed the friendly staff. My experience was great. They took great care of me and were very accommodating. I love my smile.
Everyone is really nice and they are funny too. They surprise you, like the day they say 'We're taking your braces off!'
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