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TADS - Temporary Anchorage Devices
TADs, or temporary anchorage devices, provide a new way to move teeth into the proper position without having to use uncomfortable and embarrassing headgear. By inserting small screws within the mouth to act as anchors for braces and wires, Dr. Stein uses TADs to achieve more precise tooth movement with far less inconvenience and discomfort. Call Dr. Stein today to find out if you are a good candidate for temporary anchorage devices.
What are TADs?
Temporary anchorage devices (TADs) are small screws that are temporarily fixed to bone within the jaw or roof of the mouth in order to provide orthodontic anchorage so that misaligned teeth may be moved into better position. TADs can replace the need for bulky, uncomfortable, and embarrassing headgear.
What are the advantages of TADs?
For today’s orthodontic patient, TADs provide a welcome alternative to orthodontic headgear. The advantages include:
- TADs are more comfortable.
- TADs are more convenient.
- TADs can provide more predictable and precise results.
- TADs may require shorter treatment time.
- TADs eliminate the need for embarrassing headgear.
How are TADs placed?
Dr. Stein will work closely with your orthodontist to ensure the proper placement of TADs to work with your customized orthodontic plan. The TAD procedure is minimally invasive and can usually be done right in Dr. Stein’s offices using only topical anesthetic. Since there are no nerve endings in bone tissue, there’s little or no discomfort for patients.
How do I get started with TADs?Dr. Stein and his staff would be happy to discuss TADs with you. Please call 212-888-4760 or schedule an appointment online to arrange for a private consultation at our office.
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Dear Dr. Stein,
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Jenny & Geoff
You did an amazing job on my teeth. I could not have imagined that one day my teeth/smile would look this great. Thanks again for all your hard work. :)
My dentist, whom I regard highly, recommended Dr. Mark Stein for a complicated extraction that she would not perform. I was scared of this procedure, but Dr. Mark Stein made it easy—a walk in the park. The staff was extremely friendly and the entire experience was beyond my expectations. I give Dr. Stein an A+.
Best place ever to go get your wisdom teeth pulled. They were so pleasant as soon as you met them and made sure you were comfortable and even followed up after hours at home to make sure I was ok and had no more concerns. I didn't feel a thing. Dr. Stein and his staff are great!
Dr. Stein is a wonderful surgeon. I had a true fear of having teeth pulled, to the extent that I have had fillings and then root canals done on my wisdom teeth. Please let me advise don't do that. Instead, visit Dr. Stein. All of his work for me has been painless, fast, friendly, and professional. His office and staff are knowledgeable, efficient, and very pleasant. I recommend Dr. Stein without reservation. Look no further.
I was referred to Dr. Stein for extraction and a dental implant. He was extremely kind, listened to my concerns and explained everything thoroughly. The procedure was totally painless and I had no problems afterwards unlike my other dental experiences. I would highly recommend Dr. Stein to anyone needing an oral surgeon. A+++
Dr. Stein is an outstanding oral surgeon. He is extremely friendly and gentle, called me the evening after my surgery to make sure I was doing OK, and took plenty of time to explain what he was doing and what to expect. I recommend him highly.
Dearest Dr. Stein & Wonderful Staff Members,
I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you all for getting me in so promptly for my consult, then for the fast appointment, and finally for the professional courtesy. You truly made me feel very comfortable and I did not want it to go unnoticed.
Thank you…from the bottom of my heart. You have changed my life, making each and every day a reason to show off my beautiful smile. I appreciate all that you have done. I am reminded of your hard work, patience, compassion and confidence every time I look in the mirror.
Thank you so very much. Because of you, I can put my past to rest and smile bright into my future...
Dr. Stein is a brilliant doctor and surgeon, who is highly professional and caring. He is hard working, and is truly committed to his patients. He practices cutting edge medicine, and is highly respected by his peers.
Dr. Larisa Kayserman MD