The Comprehensive TADs Master Class Course (Theory)



Temporary anchorage devices have become a mainstay of contemporary clinical practice offering guaranteed control of anchorage for both routine and complex tooth movements. This course will outline some of the more common TADs in use today and show placement from first principles. Anatomy of placement sites and advantages and disadvantages of these sites will be discussed. Simple direct and indirect mechanics will be shown to facilitate controlled anteroposterior tooth movements. Anterior open bite case management will be discussed. Hands On course will require the participants to practice placing TADs in different sites as well as work through the steps of making a miniscrew retained orthodontic appliance.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the history, evolution, design, placement, and clinical use of TADs
  • Understanding of how to incorporate TADs into treatment planning
  • Understand the difference in mechanics required when utilizing direct versus indirect anchorage, and
  • Practice the clinical skills to select, place, and utilize TADS in orthodontic treatment. 


  • Introduction: What are TADs (Their history, design, specifications, instrumentation, and uses).
  • Anatomy Review and Tad Placement Clinical Scenarios - Anterior-Posterior Correction and Space Closure
  • Clinical Scenarios - Transverse Dimension correction
  • Clinical Scenarios - Vertical Dimension correction
  • Miniscrew Retained Appliances 
  • Dealing with TADs Complications
  • Additional Uses of TADs
  • Final remarks and Q&A

Providers Terms

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Course Fee (excl. VAT)$284Closed


Course Fee (excl. VAT)Closed
Contact Hours:

4.0 hrs


Thu, 02 July 2020

Start Time:

9:00 AM


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Dr Abdelhakim El Gheriani

Dr. El-Gheriani completed his postgraduate training in Orthodontics at the University of Colorado, USA in 2006 after earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the University of Pittsburgh, USA in 2002. He also holds a Master of Science (MS) in Human Genetics from the University of Pittsburgh, Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) from Benghazi University, and a Master of Science in Dental Medicine (MSD) from the University of Colorado. Dr. El-Gheriani is a certified Diplomate in the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO).
He served on the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and more recently was Assistant Professor of Orthodontics and Clinic Director at the European University College, Dubai.
Dr. El-Gheriani is the UAE Ambassador for the American Association of Orthodontists. He is published in the prestigious Journal of Dental Research as well as the American Journal of Orthodontics and has been invited as a guest speaker to several international meetings.

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