TADs in Orthodontics

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March 28, 2021

Department: Dentistry
Type of the workshop: National workshop
The workshop in brief:

A Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) can help orthodontists overcome treatment challenges. TADs are tiny surgical screws that orthodontist places in designated locations in the jaw.


  • To enable the participants to know about the importance of TADs in orthodontics.
  • To enable the participants to know the different types of TADs used in orthodontics, and know the characteristics of each type.
  • To enable the participants about the indications and contraindations of TADs.
  • To enable the participants to use the TADs during the orthodontic treatment.


  • Teach them how to use the TADs during the orthodontic appliances.

Number of participants: 20 participants (from staff and 5th grade students attended the workshop).

Date and time:  February 24, 2021 at 10:30.
Place: TIU, Dentistry Faculty Building.

Session topics: 

The workshop included the following sessions: ·

First Session: A Brief introduction to TADs.

Second Session: Hands-on training regarding (TADs placement).

Presenters names and affiliations:

  • Dr. Omer Sabah, BDS, MSc, PhD (TIU/Dentistry Faculty-Orthodontics Department).

Outcome of the workshop:

  • The workshop enabled the participants to have Full information about the anchorage, types of TADs, insertion of TADs, and Safety areas of TADs insertion.