Toronto Orthodontist
101 McCaul St.
Toronto, Ontario M5T2W7 CA
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Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, University of Toronto
    Dental: DDS, University of Toronto
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency:
    General Practice, New York Hospital Queens
    Orthodontics, Boston University

Treatments offered at MCO Orthodontics- Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, braces, Incognito

Blog Posts and Articles

Invisalign Attachments Procedure Video

Invisalign Attachments are required to allow aligners to get a better grip on the teeth.  Sometimes they are used to directly move teeth, while other times, they are used as anchors to help move other teeth in the arch. They are made of a tooth-coloured material that will stay on your teeth for the...

What is Invisalign Teen and how is it different from Invisalign?

This short video produced by one of our clinical team members describes new features that are incorporated into Invisalign Teen. Learn about how Invisalign can now expand treatment to many teenagers!

Toronto Invisalign and Markham Orthodontist Talks about Invisalign Aligner Chewies

There are many ways to help improve the chances of successful treatment with Invisalign. In this video, learn about aligner chewies and their role in ensuring treatment stays on track.

Putting on Invisalign

A lot of our patients wonder what Invisalign looks like, how it feels, if it hurts, whether it will fall out, and how you will talk with it on. My feeling is that if I am going to offer treatment to my patients, I should know exactly what it feels like.&n

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Post-Invisalign Gap. Is This Normal Or Should I Seek a Second Opinion?

While there is some merit to each of the posts below, it is important to note that the inherent shape of the teeth may be responsible for the spaces.... READ MORE

Does Invisalign Work?

Many Invisalign providers and the public often comment on the limitations of Invisalign treatment to basic treatment. They believe that aligners are... READ MORE

Are Smile Care Club Invisible aligners a good alternative to Invisalign?

There are many different modalities of straightening teeth. Depending on the malocclusion, there are going to various ways to go ahead and achieve... READ MORE

How Are Clear Braces Different from Metal Braces?

It is a common misconception that clear braces move teeth slower than metal braces. The major reason for choosing one over another is aesthetics... READ MORE

Invisalign Results Depend on Competence of Provider?

Absolutely the doctor is extremely important in the success of your treatment with Invisalign. They are they ones who map out your treatment and... READ MORE

Tooth Not Lining Up with Invisalign Buttons

The attachments are used to allow the aligner to get a better grip of a particular tooth, or to provide an anchor. Therefore, they are meant to fit... READ MORE

Can Reduction of the Enamel Damage Your Teeth?

Interproximal reduction (IPR), stripping, slenderization, or enamelplasty is always one of the biggest concerns of Invisalign patients. This... READ MORE

What Are Invisalign "Buttons" and Where Are They Attached.

Attachments are auxilliaries to aid in the movement of teeth by providing a larger surface area for your Invisalign to grip onto. They are temporarily... READ MORE

Will Wisdom Tooth Extraction Affect Invisalign?

We have had several patients who have removed wisdom teeth during treatment. If they were at all partially erupted, the aligners always fit at least... READ MORE

When Do You Get the First Invisalign Aligner After Impressions Are Taken?

Impressions are shipped via UPS with 2-3 day shipping to California where the impressions are processed. Photos and radiographs emailed to Align... READ MORE

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Invisalign Before and After: See These Results!

Watch and learn how Dr. Jason K. Tam used Invisalign to help these patients get their teeth straight. WATCH VIDEO

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