Postcongress Course

Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics 

 08:30-09:00  Registration and welcome

09:00 –10:30  Introduction:

  • Why TADs? 
  • The learning curve
  • Treatment planning and procedure for insertion
  • Direct and Indirect anchorage
  • Free style versus controlled style
  • Insertion:
  • Insertion site
  • Insertion procedure
  • Impression taking
  • Optimizing success rate 

10:30-11:00    Coffee Break

11:00 –12:30 

  • Mesialization
  • Distalization
  • En-Masse-Retraction

12:30-13:30   Lunch 

13:30 –15:00

  • Intrusion
  • Rapid palatal expansion
  • Class III treatment

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 17.00 


  • Bending session: Mesilizer-Distalizer on models
  • Screw insertion on synthetic bone blocks
  • Videos for insertion of appliances, activation and removal

  • Dr. Salah Abbas

    Salah is an orthodontist. He has graduated from the dental school in Copenhagen, post graduate program for Orthodontics. Salah is working as an orthodontist both in the public and in the private sector. At the moment he is the chief of one of the central clinics for orthodontics in Copenhagen. Besides this, he is working at a central clinic for rare syndromes and developmental abnormalities in the orthognathic surgery department, where he is dealing with highly specialized and advanced orthodontic techniques. At the same time he is a part of the teaching staff in the department of orthodontics, postgraduate program at the University of Copenhagen. Salah’s special interests are treatments with mini-screws, biomechanical principles and interdisciplinary treatments as multiple agenesis patients and orthognathic cases.