What are Temporary Anchorage Devices? (TAD’s) | 3 Quick Answers

If you have been diagnosed with an anterior open bite or an ectopic eruption of your maxillary first molar, your orthodontist may have recommended a Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD). This can be a viable option that you and your orthodontist may wish to discuss as an alternative to surgery. Oftentimes, patients fear hearing a lot of jargon they won’t understand about their dental work. In this post, we’re going to show you what these strange devices are. So, let’s get stuck in.

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