Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
A temporary anchorage device is a metal screw or anchoring device placed in the palate or gum areas that serve to provide additional stability when moving teeth. The screw/device is removed after the desired tooth movement has occurred.
Below are some examples of TADS:
TAD Incisor Intrusion Plate
TAD Molar Protraction Chain
TAD Open Bite Narrow Arch (Smart Clip)