Archives by Tag 'mini-implants'

What are TADs?

dental implants, orthodontics

TADs (Temporary Anchorage Devices) are transitional mini-implants or screws that are an effective tool orthodontists (“ortho” = movement, “dont” = teeth) use to help move teeth more quickly and accurately during treatment. This new technology consists of mini-screws or mini-implants that are temporarily placed into the bone of the jaws more...

Dental Implants & Your Teenager, Timing Is Everything!

dental implants

When it comes to permanently replacing a teenager's missing tooth, timing is everything. As a parent or caregiver, of course you want what's best, and an implant provides the highest quality of life in addition to being the best long-term why should you and your child have to wait? more...

The Inexpensive Solution for Loose Dentures


If you are tired of the embarrassment caused by loose and ill-fitting dentures, there is a successful and inexpensive way to stabilize them permanently by securing them with mini-implants. After determining if this treatment option is right for you, your dentist can typically complete the entire process in a single more...

Different Types of Dental Implants

dental implants

In addition to more than 40 different types of traditional or standard dental implants, there are now mini and even micro-mini implants; thus you can easily see the importance of understanding your options when talking to your dentist about your specific needs. From single and multi-tooth replacements to different combinations more...